Three English articles newly available on the Current Awareness Portal from 1 April, 2020.

We are pleased to announce that three articles on Japanese libraries from Current Awareness, Current Awareness-E are now available in English on our website Current Awareness Portal.

CA1953e – Getting Rid of Common Sense: What Changed and Did Not Change at
Sapporo Municipal Library and Information Center

E2208e – Impact of 2019 Typhoon No.15 (Faxai) and No.19 (Hagibis) on Libraries

E2209e – Mobile Library “Hiyori” Closes at Ishinomaki City Library

Current Awareness Portal is a website which announces information on libraries and library and information science created by the National Diet Library of Japan (NDL).It provides a news blog, Current Awareness-R, and web versions of NDL publications: email news magazine Current Awareness-E, quarterly magazine Current Awareness, research reports such as NDL Research Report and the NDL Library Science Series. Almost all of the content is originally written in Japanese, with some translated and available in English.

In addition to the three newly available articles, we are planning to publish more in the near future.

Announcement in Japanese(カレントアウェアネス・ポータルに英訳コンテンツ