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The National Diet Library conducted research on the super-aged society and libraries

The National Diet Library published a report of its research on the super-aged society and libraries. This research comprises case studies through bibliographic survey and field work focusing on the library services for the older people provided at the three public libraries, as well as interviews with 20 older people including those who do not visit libraries so often. In the case study report, we introduce overviews and backgrounds of advanced efforts in providing library services for the older.

Five English articles newly available on the Current Awareness Portal from 20 January, 2017.

Five English articles are newly available on the Current Awareness Portal from 20 January, 2017.

The new English contents are translations of articles carried in our email magazine (CA-E) on the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Kumamoto Earthquake. In addition to the five newly available articles, we are planning to publish more in the near future.

Six English articles newly available on the Current Awareness Portal on 17 March, 2016.

Six English articles newly available on the Current Awareness Portal (CA Portal) on 17 March, 2016.

The new English contents are translations of an email magazine (CA-E) No. 300. This issue contains articles that introduce different contents (including CA-E) provided in CA Portal. We hope to deepen your understanding of CA Portal through these articles.

Two English articles newly available on the Current Awareness Portal on 25 June, 2015.

Two English articles are newly available on the Current Awareness Portal on 25 June, 2015.

The new English contents are mainly translations of a series of our email magazine (CA-E) titled “Status of Libraries in the Aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake” (As of August 4, 2014). In addition to the newly available two articles, we are planning to expand it in the near future.

Three English articles newly available on the Current Awareness Portal on 21 May, 2015.

Three English articles are newly available on the Current Awareness Portal on 21 May, 2015.

The new English contents are mainly translations of a series of our email magazine (CA-E) titled “Status of Libraries in the Aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake” (from 14 February to 18 April, 2014). In addition to the newly available three articles, we are planning to expand it in the near future.