A Detailed Examination of the Digital Shift at the National Diet Library in Japan
About the National Diet of Japan | Written on June, 2023
The comprehensive report "The Digital Shift at the National Diet Library: Seven Initiatives for Connecting Information Resources and Intellectual Activities" sets out a strategic blueprint for how Japan's National Diet Library (NDL) plans to navigate the seismic digital transformation influencing libraries worldwide. Spurred on by the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, this global shift towards digitalization has become an inescapable reality, calling for a renewed vision and tactical adjustments from information dissemination institutions. In response, the NDL's approach outlined in this report presents a concerted effort to integrate digital technology in its operations, allowing it to stay abreast of societal changes and adequately meet the evolving information needs of its users.