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E2411e-Release of a Video Related to the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake in Partnership with a Local Television Station

 

On January 14, 2021, on the 26th anniversary of the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, Kobe University Library (hereafter "the Library") released a video titled "The Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake" in the digital archive of the Library's Earthquake Disaster Materials Collection (see CA1853). The video was filmed and produced by a local TV station Sun Television on June 29, 1995. This article describes the background to the release of the video and discusses future issues.

E2376e - Status of Libraries in the Aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake (As of April 20, 2021)

This report introduces major information on status of libraries in the aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake between mid-September 2020 to mid-April 2021, following past Current Awareness-E reports (see E2299 and others).

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

The original article published in Japanese ( https://current.ndl.go.jp/e2208 )

Current Awareness-E No.382

19 December, 2019


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

 

E1991e - Status of Libraries in the Aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake (As of January 31, 2018)

This report introduces major information on status of libraries in the aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake between mid-October of 2017 and the end of January 2018, following past Current Awareness-E reports (see E1961 and others).

E1957e - Shanti’s Mobile Library Activities in Regions Affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake

Shanti Volunteer Association, a public interest incorporated association (hereafter Shanti), terminated its “Mobile Library Project in Iwate, Miyagi, and Fukushima” in July 2017. This article presents the summary of the project as well as future activities.

E1940e - Library Fair & Forum 2017 in Kumamoto <Report>

The original article published in Japanese ( http://current.ndl.go.jp/e1940 )

Current Awareness-E No.1940

10 August, 2017


Library Fair & Forum 2017 in Kumamoto

 

E1886e - Status of Libraries in the Aftermath of 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake

Major damage has been caused by series of earthquakes that occurred on April 14 and 16, 2016 in Kumamoto Prefecture. The epicenter was Kumamoto region of Kumamoto Prefecture, and the seismic intensity of these earthquakes were seven. Based on information through February 22, 2017, this article reports situations of libraries within Kumamoto Prefecture in need of time to recover from damage caused by the earthquake.

E1864e - Impact on Libraries by the Earthquake with Epicenter in Central Tottori

An earthquake with its epicenter in Central Tottori that struck on October 21, 2016 caused wide range of damages. This report presents status of libraries impacted by this earthquake based on information available up to December 7, 2016.

E1834e - Long Road to Preservation and Utilization of Materials: In Response to the Kumamoto Earthquake

On July 3, 2016, Network for Historical Materials (hereafter Shiryo Net, see CA1743) hosted a symposium “Long Way to Preservation and Utilization of Materials: Kumamoto Earthquake (資料保全と活用の長い道のり―熊本地震によせて―)” at Umeda Intelligent Laboratory of Kobe University in Osaka City. Sixty people participated. As one of the organizers, I will summarize in this report issues discussed at the symposium.

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