National Diet Library Digital Collections

【Site Policy】


About Copyright

Unless otherwise specifically noted, the National Diet Library reserves the copyright to the content of its websites.
The copyright (and neighboring rights) to copyrighted content in the NDL Digital Collections is reserved by the copyright (and neighboring rights) holders.

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About linking to this website

No permission is necessary to link to the National Diet Library Digital Collections (http://dl.ndl.go.jp/) or other digitized material. The banner shown below may also be used without permission.
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You can link directly to a digitized book using the URL: "http://dl.ndl.go.jp/info:ndljp/pid/{number}".
To link directly to a specific frame of a digitized book, use the URL: http://dl.ndl.go.jp/info:ndljp/pid/{number}/{frame number}, as shown by clicking the URL button in the content viewer.

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Reuse of copyrighted content and screenshots from NDL Digital Collections

Please complete the Reproduction Request webform on the following webpage and submit it to the NDL prior to any reprinting, republication, televising, or exhibition of the images, documents, articles, or data comprising copyrighted content, in full or in part, included in the NDL Digital Collections.

Submission of a Reproduction Request webform is not necessary for the following content.

  • Content designatedインターネット公開(保護期間満了) (Internet Access (Copyright expired)) in the Access Restrictions column of the Bibliographic Information
  • Online publications

*Permission to reproduce copyrighted content from online publications included in the NDL Digital Collections 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.

See also the Frequently Asked Questions section below for information on reprinting digitized material that is not available on the Internet.

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Terms of use for the National Diet Library websites

Terms of use for the National Diet Library Digital Collections conform to those for the National Diet Library websites.

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