デジタル時代の和本リテラシー

Prof Tsuda Mayumi (Keio University) has organized an online symposium in conjunction with the next conference of the Japanese Early Modern Literature Asssociation. The theme might be of interest to some of you: デジタル時代の和本リテラシー古典文学研究と教育の未来.

Date: 2021年6月12日(土)13:30~15:40

Please find all information on the dedicated website: http://www.kinseibungakukai.com/2021haru_symposium/

NDL Digital Collections and the Digitized Contents Transmission Service

The NDL will hold a web event introducing the NDL Digital Collections and the Digitized Contents Transmission Service for Libraries on March 4 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. JST.
Guest speakers from different libraries will talk about the use of the service at their libraries. A discussion of the service will follow.

This event will be held in Japanese and broadcast via Cisco Webex events.

To register, please send an email to digi-soshin@ndl.go.jp no later than noontime JST on February 26.

Japan Search web event

Japan Search is a national platform for aggregating metadata from digital resources on a wide variety of subjects.
Operated by the NDL, Japan Search incorporates functionality to promote the use of digital content.

The NDL will hold a web event introducing the use of this functionality on March 3 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. JST.
Following an explanation of the functionality by an NDL employee, guest speakers will discuss how to use Japan Search in education, research, and community activities.

Survey: training librarians and researchers in Japanese studies outside Japan (NDL)

Dear Colleagues,

We are conducting a survey on our training plans for librarians and researchers in Japanese studies outside Japan.
Please fill out the survey and inform any relevant colleagues of it.

There are two versions of the questionnaire, Japanese and English.
-Japanese [ https://enquete.ndl.go.jp/697739?lang=ja ] -English [ https://enquete.ndl.go.jp/697739?lang=en ]

Digital Archive Forum for Industry-Academia-Government

Dear Colleagues,

Greetings from the National Diet Library (NDL), Japan.

Japan Search <https://jpsearch.go.jp> is a platform for digital resources about Japan from a wide variety of Japanese content makers, where users can search for publications, artwork, movies, and other cultural assets. It was developed and is being promoted by the Japanese Government.

6th Professor Josef Kreiner Hosei University Award

Dear colleagues,

Today I send a Call for Applications for the "6th Professor Josef Kreiner Hosei University Award for International Japanese Studies" on behalf of the Hosei University Research Center for International Japanese Studies.

We wait your submission to the "Kreiner Award" celebrating Professor Emeritus Dr. Josef Kreiner, a former president of the EAJS to encourage overseas scholars of Japanese studies and to contribute to further development in this academic field.

Workshop on Rare Materials for Japanese Studies Librarians and Researchers

The National Diet Library, Japan, is offering a workshop for Japanese Studies Librarians and Researchers held in March 2020 at Tokyo.

This workshop is for librarians, mainly subject librarians, or researchers outside Japan who are expected to engage in reference services or research on Japanese rare materials. The program aims to foster understanding of the rare materials collections owned by the NDL and other research institutions, and to improve skills in utilizing both physical materials and digital content.

Dates: March 2 to March 6, 2020

NDL: Digitized Contents Transmission Service for Libraries

The NDL is now accepting applications from overseas institutions for approval to receive the Digitized Contents Transmission Service for Libraries. Patrons at libraries subscribing to this service will be able to search and browse digitized versions of the more than two million books, periodicals, rare books and old materials that comprise the NDL Digital Collections, including about half a million materials which are also available on the website.

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