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North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources (NCC): For Teachers


NCC offers Teachers resources and guides to support educating students about information literacy.

Digital Resources Committee

*On Hold While Restructuring* (Resources still available)

NCC’s Digital Resources Committee (DRC) is a database and digital scholarship liaison and support group for North American libraries and their users. DRC works to facilitate better digital and electronic access to Japanese information and wider utilization of digital tools and electronic resources in traditional and digital scholarship on Japan

Image Use Protocol

The field of Japanese studies increasingly relies on visual images as tools for education in North America. The Image Use Protocol Working Group (IUPWG) endeavors to educate our community about the protocol for obtaining access to, and permission for using, visual images from Japan to strengthen Japanese studies in North America.

Resource Sharing Committee (Formerly ILL-DD)

NCC’s Resource Sharing Committee (RSC) assists patrons looking specifically for Japanese-language materials from libraries in Japan, including Interlibrary Loan and/or Document Delivery service.

Japanese Research & Bibliographic Methods

A comprehensive 25-unit course in information literacy for undergraduates in Japanese studies, suitable for students with one year of language study (Look for new online tutorials on YouTube)

Research Access

NCC's Online Guide to Research Access in Japan's major Museums, Libraries and Archives (MLAs) with links to their key Websites

Comprehensive Digitization and Discoverability Program

The objectives of the CDDP task force are to bring to light hidden, academically useful Japan-related materials through digitization; enable more robust use of these items by Japan scholars worldwide; promote collaboration nationally and internationally; foster training in developing digitization projects; and help to build an international infrastructure for digitized Japan-related materials

Tadoku - Extensive Reading for Japanese as a Second Language (JSL) Learners

Tadoku is a teaching technique used in Japanese as a Second Language (JSL) instruction. NCC's tadoku guide provides a brief explanation of tadoku, a set of links to tadoku publishers and resources, and an annotated bibliography of scholarly articles and research on the subject.

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