National Diet Library (Japan) OPAC and Online Resources

Access the NDL-OPAC here. In addition to find bibliographic records of the NDL holdings, it also provides links to digital copies of over 100,000 volumes of books published prior to 1912. NDL-OPAC provides access to Zasshi Kiji Sakuin, the Japanese Periodical Index, as well.

NDL also provides a whole host of online resources (see the complete list). These resources include:


National Archives of Japan 国立公文書館

Access here .

It includes a digital archiving system, which provides a searchable catalog for Naikaku bunko 內閣文庫 and 公文書. Its digital gallery showcases digital images of a number of documents, maps, and other types of materials.