National Diet Library Digital Collections

【Contact Us】

Feel free to contact us if you have any question regarding the NDL Digital Collections:


【General inquiries about the NDL Digital Collections】

Inquiries and comments about technical aspects of the National Diet Library Digital Collections, reports of bibliographic errors found in these databases can be sent to the following address.

Digital Library Division, the Kansai-kan of the National Diet Library
8-1-3 Seikadai. Seika-cho, Soraku-gun, Kyoto 619-0287 JAPAN

Inquiry Form
*please select the radio button "About the system of “NDL Digital Collections”, or defective images/metadata of digital materials in “NDL Digital Collections”"

Please note that the Digital Library Division will not answer the inquiries concerning the content of the materials. Please consult a nearby public library or use our International Reference Service.

Before sending inquiries, the NDL recommends you to check also:


【Inquiries regarding the reuse of content available via the Internet from the NDL Digital Collections】

(1)Digitized materials

The rights to copyrighted content included in the NDL Digital Collections are retained by the original copyright holders.
Please refer to "Utilizing the contents of the website of the National Diet Library" for detailed information on reuse of content available via the Internet from the NDL Digital Collections.

(2)Online publications

The rights to copyrighted online publications included in the NDL Digital Collections are retained by the original copyright holder.
Permission to reproduce copyrighted content included in the NDL Digital Collections or any image, document, article, data, or other item comprising a portion of that copyrighted content should be acquired directly from the copyright holder. There is no need to contact the NDL unless the content in question was published by the NDL.

【Inquires about providing information on copyright holders】

The NDL makes every effort to contact the authors and copyright holders of the content it makes available via the Internet from the NDL Digital Collections.

Please contact the NDL at the following address if you are the copyright holder or know how to contact the copyright holder of copyrighted content included in the NDL Digital Collections.

Copyright Clearance Section, Digital Library Division, Kansai-kan of the National Diet Library

E-mail: ml-chosakuken(at)ndl.go.jp (Be sure to replace (at) with an @.)