Training Program for Librarians and Researchers

The National Diet Library Japan would like to announce
"Training Program for Librarians and Researchers for Japanese Materials"
held in February 2018.
We look forward to your application.

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Access to the NDL digital collections from abroad

The efforts to achieve an extended access to the NDL digital collections from abroad have reached a new stage. The draft to change the respective law/regulations has been issued. Currently the Japanese government collects public comments concerning the draft. Please find below Prof. Takeuchi’s email. Prof Takeuchi (Vice-President of Chiba University and NCC’s former Japan liaison) has arranged the meeting of Ms. Noguchi and Mr. Dunkel with the representatives of the Bunkachō last year.

Position at British Library: Head of Asian & African Collections

The British Library is recruiting for the post of Head of Asian & African Collections.  For further details follow this link

Please circulate this to any of your colleagues who might be interested in applying.

Position: Japan Digital Scholarship Librarian

The Japan Digital Research Center (JDRC) of the Fung Library at Harvard University seeks an innovative and collaborative information professional to serve as its Japan Digital Scholarship Librarian. This position is best suited for an individual with a strong interest in a range of activities in digital scholarship, including building new digital collections, developing services in support of research, teaching, learning, and managing digital projects, including collaborations with faculty and University library staff.

JAL project 2016

The JAL (Japanese Art Librarian) Project Executive Committee at the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo is pleased to announce the JAL Project 2016** for inviting, giving training to, and exchanging with, Japanese-art librarians from outside Japan.

Position Okinawa studies librarian Hawaii

The University of Hawai'i at Manoa Library seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented librarian to join a team of library and information professionals. Under the general direction of the Head of the Asia Department, the Librarian for Okinawan Studies will work collaboratively to lead in collection development and management of all materials in all formats related to Okinawan studies, provide research assistance, and library instruction.