Greetings again from the National Diet Library (NDL), Japan.
We would like to introduce three updates regarding NDL services.
(1) Historical Recordings Collection (Rekion)
The NDL made approximately 500 sound recordings of the Historical Recordings Collection (Rekion) available for streaming online as of Feb 25, 2022.
You are invited to participate in a free webinar, “Libraries and UN SDGs: IFLA supporting the libraries to achieve the SDGs” by president of the IFLA, to be held on Thursday, March 24, 2022, at 16:00-17:20 pm (JST/UTC+0900).
The East Asia Section of CATS Library in Heidelberg seeks an academic librarian for the Japanese collection. For details please visit https://adb.zuv.uni-heidelberg.de/info/INFO_FDB$.startup?MODUL=LS&M1=1&M2=0&M3=0&PRO=31027
You might remember that Kinokuniya hosted an online event last July titled ‘The Inside Stories of Japanese Academic Publishing’.
As we received many positive feedbacks from all of you who had attended, we are very happy to inform you that we are doing another one next week!
This time, three academic publishers below will have a discussion with a focus on digital publishing post-covid.
The session will be about 90 minutes in total in Japanese, and the webinar recording will be available to the registrants for one week.
The NIJL/EAJRS Kuzushi-ji Workshop will be held online between 20 and 23 April 2022. This year, the Chester Beatty will provide some of its collections for the workshop. The workshop is free of charge. If you wish to apply for the workshop, please fill in the application form, and submit it by 13 March. The detailed information can be found in this PDF.
The 17th Forum on the Collaborative Reference Database Project
The Collaborative Reference Database (CRD) is a tool for providing reference services at the National Diet Library, Japan (NDL), that is currently being developed in collaboration with libraries throughout Japan. At present, the database comprises about 150,000 questions that were submitted to reference librarians throughout Japan and which, together with their answers, are available to be browsed by the general public.
Gallica : une stratégie de développement pour créer de nouveaux usages
Samedi 19 mars 2022, de 9h à 11h (heure en France)
2022年3月19日（土）17:00-19:00（日本時間 heure au Japon）
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