インターネット資源選択的蓄積実験事業 = WARPCitation:
"From fiscal 2002, the NDL began an experimental project, called the “Web ArchivingProject” (WARP), to preserve information on the Internet in Japan as cultural property for the sake of future generations. Website Collection: The NDL, within its technological capabilities, iscollecting and preserving information from websites of various organizations that have agreed to participate in the project. [...] Online Periodicals Collection: The NDL was not able to collect and preserve periodicals that were put into digital form and discontinued on paper. The WARP project will allow us to collect and preserve, within its technological capabilities, digital editions of periodicals on the Internet. We will also collect and preserve borndigital periodicals." ; "This page introduces an experimental project that collects and preserves websites and online periodicals on the Internet as cultural heritage."http://warp.ndl.go.jp/ more Language: eng English, jpn Japanese
衆議院 = The House of RepresentativesCitation:
This Web site of our House is one of our efforts to provide necessary information in a timely manner to people not only in Japan but overseas. It includes the organization of the House of Representatives, deliberations in plenary sittings and the House Committees, and other pertinent information.http://www.shugiin.go.jp/ more Language: eng English, jpn Japanese
レファレンス協同データベース事業 = Collaborative Reference Database ProjectCitation:
The Collaborative Reference Database Project collects case data from the NDL and other libraries and promotes library cooperation in reference service that will be conducted focusing on the database. [...] Data that accumulated in the Collaborative Reference Database System: (1) Data of reference examples, (2) Data of manuals to find resources on specific subjects, ((1) and (2) are collectively called "case data," and form the main part of the data, (3) Data of special collections (e.g. private collections held in each library), (4) Profile data of member librarieshttp://crd.ndl.go.jp more Language: jpn Japanese
Catalogue of newspapers in Japan with holding data of about 1300 libraries (Nov. 2006). Includes titles in Japanese and Western languages and not only printed titles, but also microforms, shukusatsuban e.g.http://sinbun.ndl.go.jp/ more Language: eng English, jpn Japanese
参議院 = House of Councillors, The National Diet of JapanCitation:
By enacting laws and conducting studies on national policy, the House of Councillors aims to improve citizens' standard of living and contribute to international peace as the highest organ of state power and the sole law making organ in Japan.
Under Japan's bicameral parliamentary system, the House of Councillors has a longer term than the House of Representatives and is not subject to dissolution. Taking full advantage of these characteristics, the House of Councillors plays the essential role of checking, balancing and complementing the House of Representatives from a long-term, comprehensive perspective.
[...] On this Website, we provide information on the House's organization, the Diet-related Laws and so on.http://www.sangiin.go.jp/ more Language: eng English, jpn Japanese
近代デジタルライブラリー = Digital library from the Meiji eraCitation:
Image database of the books published in the Meiji era and held by the NDL. As of August 2005, 59,900 volumes, excluding children's books and books in Western languages, are available. Almost all of them are as follows;(1) Books whose copyrights are expired (2) Books whose copyright holder permit NDL to digitalize and show on the internet (3) Books licensed by the Commissioner of the Agency for Cultural Affairshttp://kindai.ndl.go.jp more Language: jpn Japanese
データベース・ナビゲーション・サービス = DnaviCitation:
"The wealth of databases on the Internet provides indispensable information resources for academic research and other forms of studies and surveys. On these databases, the “NDL DatabaseNavigation Service” (Dnavi) creates such records as title, creator, classification, and desctiption.Users can access the NDL Website and be linked and navigated to them. Dnavi is a portal site that has recorded a large amount of information from Websites in Japan and that navigates users to a variety of databases."http://dnavi.ndl.go.jp/ more Language: jpn Japanese
帝国議会会議録 = The Database System for the Minutes of the Imperial DietCitation:
"As of July 2005, you can search in the image data and text data of the minutes of the 91st (Nov. 26 - Dec. 25, 1946) and 92nd (Dec. 28 - Mar. 31) Imperial Diet sessions, approximately 4,600 pages in total. [...] By the end of FY2009 it will provide access to image data of 300 thousand pages of minutes including supplements, tables of contents and indexes, covering all the sessions of the Imperial Diet. In addition to these image data, text data of the stenographic records and supplements of the 88th-92nd sessions will be provided. The database can be searched by date, number of the session, and a speaker's name, title or affiliation. For the sessions after the War (88th-92nd), you can also conduct full-text search throughout the minutes except for the charts. [...] You can search through the minutes using the modern form of kanji while some kanji in the minutes are written in the old format. For instance, by entering "koku" or "kai" (modern form), "koku" or "kai" (old form) will also be searched automatically."http://teikokugikai-i.ndl.go.jp/ more Language: jpn Japanese
裁判所 = Courts in JapanDescription:
The website provides information on courts in Japan. The Japanese version of the website covers courts from all over Japan, whereas the English version is limited to information about the Supreme Court with additional information on the judicial system of Japan.http://www.courts.go.jp/ more Language: eng English, jpn Japanese
National Institute for Research Advancement = 総合研究開発機構Citation:
The National Institute for Research Advancement (NIRA) is an independent policy research body established on the initiative of leading figures from Japan's industrial, academic, labor and local government communities. NIRA was established on March 25, 1974 under the National Institute for Research Advancement Act and is funded through an endowment made up of capital contributions and donations from both the public and private sectors.
NIRA's primary objective is to conduct comprehensive research in order to contribute to the resolution of a variety of complex contemporary social, economic and lifestyle issues. The institute's research traces the changes occurring in the present era, and focuses on policy issues in a wide range of areas, including economics, politics, society, administration, national land development, social welfare, education, and international issues.http://www.nira.go.jp/ more Language: eng English, jpn Japanese
Porta = PortaCitation:
The NDL Digital Archive Portal "PORTA" is a comprehensive portal site which navigates users to a vast repository of Japanese digital information resources and services providing such resources. PORTA has now started a fully-fledged service after examining its prototype system.http://porta.ndl.go.jp/ more Language: jpn Japanese
経済財政諮問会議 = Council on Economic and Fiscal PolicyCitation:
Major Items of Deliberation in the CEFP
”Economic and Fiscal Reform ("Basic Policies")”(Drafted by the CEFP, Adopted by the Cabinet)
*The former name: "Basic Policy for Economic and Fiscal Management and Structural Reform"
* Formulates basic policy on structural reform and fiscal policy
"Budget Overview" (Compiled by the CEFP)
* Clarifies estimated annual expenditures and budget allocation to priority areas
"Basic Principles of Budget Formulation" (Drafted by the CEFP, Adopted by the Cabinet)
* Articulates basic principles of the budget for the next fiscal year
"Direction and Strategy for the Japanese Economy" (Drafted by the CEFP, Adopted by the Cabinet)
*The former name: "Structural Reform and Medium-Term Economic and Fiscal Perspectives"
* Presents basic policies for the medium-term economic and fiscal management and perspectives. Revised each year so as to reflect changes in economic and fiscal conditionshttp://www.keizai-shimon.go.jp/ more Language: eng English, jpn Japanese
防衛省統合幕僚監部 = Joint Staff OfficeCitation:
There is the following in the job of the Chief of staff,JSO.
－ The duty of the Ground Self Defense Force concerning affairs under the jurisdiction of the Joint Staff Office of the Director of Defense, the Maritime Self Defense Force, or the Air Self Defense Force and service of member of the Joint Staff Office of the Director of Defense are superintended in response to the control and supervision of the Minister of Defense.
－ The Minister of Defense is assisted as the No.1 special adviser about duty of the Ground Self Defense Force, the Maritime Self Defense Force, or the Air Self Defense Force concerning affairs under the jurisdiction of the Joint Staff Office of the Director of Defense.
－ The command of the Minister of Defense to a unit etc. is executed about duty of the Ground Self Defense Force, the Maritime Self Defense Force, or the Air Self Defense Force concerning affairs under the jurisdiction of the Joint Staff Office of the Director of Defense.
－ Office work of the Joint Staff Office of the Director of Defense is managed in response to the to the control and supervision of the Minister of Defense.http://www.mod.go.jp/jso/ more Language: eng English, jpn Japanese
内閣府経済社会総合研究所 = Economic and Social Research InstituteCitation:
The main role of the ESRI is to strengthen its functions as a policy research institute by conducting theoretical and experimental research related to economic activities and policies, social activities, and other issues. Moreover, the ESRI implements research to contribute to the deliberations of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy (CEFP), working in coordination with the various departments of the Cabinet Office. The ESRI also trains and develops human resources to spearhead policy research. In addition, the ESRI compiles and publishes estimates for the gross domestic product (GDP) and other statistics in the System of National Accounts (SNA). The ESRI publishes both the Preliminary Quarterly GDP Estimates and the Annual Report on National Accounts. Moreover, the ESRI compiles and publishes the Diffusion Index and other business statistics.http://www.esri.go.jp/ more Language: eng English, jpn Japanese