Naitional Diet Leebrary

naitional leebrar in Japan

The Naitional Diet Leebrar (NDL) (国立国会図書館, Kokuritsu Kokkai Toshokan) is the anly naitional leebrar in Japan.

(Kokuritsu Kokkai Toshokan)
(Naitional Diet Leebrar (NDL))
TypeNaitional Leebrar, Pairlamentary Leebrar
Reference tae legal mandateNaitional Diet Leebrar Law
LocationTokyo, Kyoto
Coordinates35°40′42″N 139°44′39″E / 35.67833°N 139.74417°E / 35.67833; 139.74417Coordinates: 35°40′42″N 139°44′39″E / 35.67833°N 139.74417°E / 35.67833; 139.74417
Items collectitbeuks, journals, newspapers, electronic airchives, manuscripts, offeecial publications, doctoral dissertations, cairts, sheet muisic
Size34.7 million items
Criterie for collectionPublications issued in Japan, statutes an pairlamentary documents, publications on Japan, reference material, material on science an technology, publications o internaitional organisations an foreign govrenments, bairn's leeteratur an relatit material, Asian wirks
Legal depositlegal deposit
Access and use
Access requirementsaichteen years o age or aulder for the Tokyo Main Leebrar an the Kansai-kan
Population servedmembers o the Diet (722: fixed number as o Feb. 2009) an the general public
Other information
BudgetJPY 20,163M (FY2008) (USD 221M)
DirectorNoritada Otaki (2012)[1]


  1. "Noritada Otaki appointed new Librarian of the National Diet Library". National Diet Library. Archived frae the original on 6 Januar 2013. Retrieved 13 Januar 2013.