National Diet Library (NDL)

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The National Diet Library (NDL) is the only national library in Japan. As the only deposit library in Japan, the NDL acquires all materials published in Japan, preserves them as national cultural heritage and compiles catalogs of these publications in database and other formats.


Access is available directly from this page by connecting to the National Diet Library web site - you'll be prompted to login to MUSE as necessary. To access the English version of the site, click English at the top right hand side.


If you experience any difficulties in using this networked service please contact Youn-hi Hughes, the Liaison Librarian for this subject area or call the Library on extension 27200 or email