The British Library is delighted to announce a new FutureLearn course entitled Travel Books: History in Europe and Japan which will run from 27 June 2022 for 3 weeks. The course looks at how books travelled between Japan and Europe from the 16th century and how this promoted cultural exchange and influenced individuals and society.
The course is a collaboration between Keio University and the British Library, featuring experts and treasures from both institutions.
Greetings from the National Diet Library (NDL), Japan.
(1) NDL User Satisfaction Survey of FY2022
From May 6 to October 31, 2022, we are now conducting a user satisfaction survey of FY2022. Your ideas and opinions are important to our library and will help us provide you with the best library services possible.
URL of the user satisfaction survey of FY2022
In this wide-ranging conversation with NIAS Director Duncan McCargo, Aike P. Rots, an associate professor of Japan Studies at the University of Oslo, explains the thinking behind an engaging March 2022 keynote address he gave to a conference at Copenhagen Business School on the topic of ‘Japan and Japanese Studies in the Twenty-First Century’.
The East Asia Department of the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin seeks an academic research librarian for the Chinese collection and CrossAsia. For details and further information please visit:
(in English) https://www.preussischer-kulturbesitz.de/stellenanzeige/artikel/2022/04/20/research-assistant-research-librarian.html
The National Diet Library recently held a webinar entitled Libraries and UN SDGs: IFLA supporting the libraries to achieve the SDGs, in which IFLA President Barbara Lison talked about the IFLA's strategy, examples of initiatives taken by libraries in some countries, and international cooperation from the perspective of achieving the SDGs.
A video of the webinar is now available on the NDL’s YouTube channel.
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