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Nippon Foundation Library: Nippon Foundation Library (日本財団図書館)


General Information

Nippon Foundation Library
Nippon Foundation Building
1-2-2 Akasaka Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-8404
Email: (Please replace # with @)


About the Library: 

The Nippon Foundation Library is a virtual library, which provides information resources such as newspaper articles with an emphasis on projects and organizations the Nippon Foundation supports financially.  The Library's collection was started in 1998.   Today, the information resources include: maritime studies, social welfare and volunteerism, international relations and history, technology, and etc. 

Summary of Collection(s)

フリーワード検索 (Free word search)" is for the information related to organizations funded by the Nippon Foundation.
"ジャンルから探す(Search by Genre)" allows you to search within the following subject categories: 
  • 総記 (General),
  • 社会科学(Social Science),  
  • 技術 (Technology),  
  • 産業 (Industries),
  • 自然科学 (Natural Science),  
  • 芸術  (Art)
  • 歴史 (History).

Note: The Guide uses the ALA/LC standard romanization, however, it also reflects different romanization system used by an individual institution.

Online Resource(s)

How to Use the Facility

The Nippon Foundation Library does not have on-site facilities for users. For inquiries about originals of their digital collections, please contact the designated holding institutions.

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