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No. 211, April 2017

The NDL Monthly Bulletin No. 671, March 2017 / No.672, April 2017

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No. 672, April 2017 (PDF: 5.25MB)

  • Book of the month - from NDL collections
    Bikan gahō ― a pictorial magazine featuring geisha, launched by Kunikida Doppo
  • The National Diet Library Midterm Vision: Universal Access 2020
  • In support of the National Assembly Library, Office of the National Assembly of Vietnam
  • International cooperation by the Research and Legislative reference Bureau
  • Travel writing on world libraries: Vietnam
  • Strolling in the forest of books (16): Vietnam 100 years ago
  • <Tidbits of information on NDL>
    • A fruitful two weeks
  • <Books not commercially available>
    • Shīboruto ga shōkaishitakatta nihon
  • <Announcements>
    • Announcement of the employment examinations for FY 2017
    • Kaleidoscope of Books (24) "Harping about the harp: the Japanese koto and koto music"
    • Tour: How to use the Tokyo Main Library
    • Exhibition at the International Library of Children’s Literature "World Through Picture Books – Librarians’ favorite books from their country"
    • Publication of research reports: "Building a Society of Diversity," "Changes of science and technology policies in the post-Cold War era" and "International trends in space policies"
    • Book notice - Publications from NDL

No. 671, March 2017 (PDF: 5.20MB)

  • Book of the month - from NDL collections
    Atlantis by Gerhart Hauptmann- one book’s journey across the Eurasian Continent
  • Supporting libraries recovering from natural disasters
  • The NDL Great East Japan Earthquake Archive "HINAGIKU"
    Continuing to acquire records of natural disasters
  • Conservation, restoration, and digitization
    ― three pillars in the future of preserving library materials
  • Welcome to the NDL Digital Library Café
  • Travel writing on world libraries: National Library of Korea, Sejong
  • <TOPIC>
    • "Tomorrow’s cultural heritage is built on today’s digital information." - Open Science and libraries in Europe
  • <Books not commercially available>
    • Riku ni agatta kaigun: Rengō kantai shireibu hiyoshi chikagō kara mita taiheiyō sensō
  • <Tidbits of information on NDL>
    • A conversation between Hina-chan and Kiku-chan
  • <NDL NEWS>
    • Rules & regulations
  • <Announcements>
    • 10th edition of Nihon jisshin bunruiho (Nippon Decimal Classification, NDC) now being applied at the NDL
    • Lecture "Books I encountered in my childhood: Mr. Kageki Shimoda"
    • Book notice - Publications from NDL

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