Presentation on theme: "Mr. Noritada Otaki Deputy Librarian National Diet Library, Japan August 6, 2003 CDNL, Berlin Beginning of a New Era for the National Diet Library : Opening."— Presentation transcript:
Mr. Noritada Otaki Deputy Librarian National Diet Library, Japan August 6, 2003 CDNL, Berlin Beginning of a New Era for the National Diet Library : Opening of the Kansai-kan and New Services
a.Full opening of the International Library of Childrens Literature (ILCL) b.Kansai-kan, a new facility of the NDL, opened in October c.Overall revision of its website in October and started providing new online services The year 2002 marked the beginning of a new era
International Library of Childrens Literature (ILCL) The original building dates from 1906.
International Library of Childrens Literature (ILCL) [ Total floor area ] 6,700 square meters [ Storage capacity ] 400,000 volumes ILCL partially opened to the public on May, 2000 and started full services on May 5, 2002.
Facilities of Kansai-kan of the NDL [ Total floor area ] 59,000 square meters [ Stack capacity ] 6 million volumes [ Two large reading rooms ] General Collections Room Asian Resources Room
a.Materials transferred from the Tokyo Main Library 1. Foreign periodicals 2. Science and technology materials 3. Japanese doctoral dissertations 4. Materials in Asian languages b.Reference works from Japan and abroad, frequently used Japanese periodicals Collections of Kansai-kan of NDL
a.Document supply services using all the NDL holdings b.Library cooperation projects c.Digital library projects d.Asian information services Main Functions of Kansai-kan of NDL
a.NDL-OPAC and Document Supply Services b.Collections of the Electronic Library c.NDL Gallery Enhanced Services via the NDL Website
a.Offer high quality services to the Diet members and their staff members b.Develop the National Collection of Japan regardless of the diversity of media c.Improve the accessibility of the collection, taking advantage of new technologies Our Challenge Continues to...