Japanese Materials in the Library of Congress Asian Division

Image from the digitised collection on censorship http://dl.ndl.go.jp/info:ndljp/pid/10298383Summary: This was a joint project between the National Diet Library (NDL) and the Library of Congress (LC). The NDL, which has extensive experience digitizing Japanese-language materials, collaborated with the LC in the digitizing and making available to users of rare materials from the collections of the LC Asian Division. 

Type of Project: The documents come from a single collection - the Naimusho Keihokyoku Censorship Collection - at the Library of Congress.

Countries Involved: 2

Website: http://dl.ndl.go.jp/search/searchResult?categoryTypeNo=1&categoryGroupCode=C&categoryCode=175&viewRestrictedList=0|2|3

Detail

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Website

Description

This was a joint project between the National Diet Library (NDL) and the Library of Congress (LC). The NDL, which has extensive experience digitizing Japanese-language materials, collaborated with the LC in the digitizing and making available to users of rare materials from the Naimusho Keihokyoku Censorship Collection, held in the collections of the LC Asian Division. 

Partners

  • National Diet Library, Japan
  • Library of Congress, United States

Duration

  • 7 years (2010-2017)

Access to Data and Documents

Materials available online can be repurposed free of charge. Materials that are subject to copyright protection are available only on the premises of the LC and NDL.

Metadata is available as open linked data (OLD), available for consultation on an online catalog, available for reuse for free.

Volumetry

1327 documents, comprising 285508 pages

PAC (Preservation and Conservation), Digital preservation, digital unification

Last update: 24 July 2019