Home > Publications > NDL Newsletter > No. 218, June 2018

National Diet Library Newsletter

No. 218, June 2018

The NDL Monthly Bulletin No. 685, May 2018 / No. 686, June 2018

If you click the volume number of each issue, you can read the full-text of NDL Monthly Bulletin. The text is provided in PDF format* (in Japanese).

*To see the full-text (PDF), you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader (free download). Click here to download. (Adobe Website)


No. 686, June 2018 (PDF: 8.88 MB)

  • Book of the month ― from NDL collections
    • Find a long-lost missionary in Africa! The adventures of a British journalist
  • The 70-year history of the National Diet Library as seen in photographs
  • Browsing library materials—Reading Japanese written in variant kana 6
    • The world of Sumi (Indian ink)
  • Lecture at the International Library of Children's Literature
    • "Mission and role of the International Youth Library and its recent important projects"
  • <Tidbits of information on NDL>
    • A "hybrid" slogan?
  • <Books not commercially available>
    • Shoyu Techo
  • From the 70-anniversary Commemorative Exhibition: A Treasure Box of Books—
    The 70-year History of the National Diet Library and Its Collections
    • The birds of America
  • <NDL Topics>

No. 685, May 2018 (PDF: 6.99 MB)

  • Book of the month ― from NDL collections
    • Dunhuang manuscripts: Time capsules from the Silk Road
  • NDL Online: The first step for using the NDL
  • NDL-Bib: Download service for bibliographic data
  • Browsing library materials—Reading Japanese written in variant kana 5
    • An illustrated version of Tsurezuregusa
  • A tale of materials collected by the South Manchuria Railway company
  • <Tidbits of information on NDL>
    • Building a new information system
  • <Books not commercially available>
    • Bakumatsu/Meiji/taishoki no iryo: Shioya no chi kara "i" o saguru
  • From the 70-anniversary Commemorative Exhibition: A Treasure Box of Books—
    The 70-year History of the National Diet Library and Its Collections
    • Ookami
  • <NDL Topics>