January 28, 2022

National Libraries: A Brief Look at What They’re Up to the National Diet Library Lab in Tokyo

The lab at the National Diet Library opened on May 7, 2013 and is currently focusing on three projects:

  • A Digital Reading Support System
  • Hondigi 2014 (Crowdsourcing Platform)
  • NDL Lab Search

A new article (in English), “Welcome to the Laboratory: the birth, present, and future of the NDL Lab” published in the October issue of the  National Diet Library Newsletter provides more information about the creation of the lab and each project.

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.