China-Japan-Korea Digital Library Initiative and the NDL Searchnew portal service of the National Diet Library Toshiyasu Oba (Mr.) Director, Digital Library Division, Kansai-kan of the National Diet Library
Mutual Visit Program between the National Diet Library(NDL) and theNational Library of China (NLC) started
Mutual Visit Program between the National Diet Library(NDL) and the National Library of Korea(NLK) started
NDL made a proposal for trilateral cooperation in a digital archiving project between NLC, NLK and NDL.
The first meeting of delegations from the three national libraries was held in Japan to determine directions and a work plan for the cooperation.
NLK presented a proposal for an Asian digital information portal to NLC and NDL.
The three libraries continued discussion to formulate an agreement on further trilateral cooperation
The three libraries concluded an agreement for the digital library initiative on the occasion of the World Library and Information Congress 2010 in Gothenburg, Sweden.
To provide easy integrated access on the Internet to the cultural and scientific heritage of the three countries. • To enable people to discover rich multilingual and culturally diverse contents and to contribute to the academic world. • To enrich oriental culture, promote the cultural diversity of Asia and contribute to Asian and world civilization.
The Project Committee • The Committee is the supreme body for the project, empowered to make decisions and to establish and abolish working groups. • Working groups • The Project Committee will establish the following working groups: General Group, Technology Group and Resource Group.
The three national libraries will promote joint development of solutions for: • standardization of metadata schema, • integration of the information services (portal) and • long-term access to digital information.
Portal: development of the interoperability of the portal owned by each library is the aim in the first phase.
NDL Search: New portal service of NDL
User interface in 4 languages
Keyword: “Internet” translate into Chinese result of translation
Keyword: “Internet” translate into Korean result of translation
Korean Japanese Chinese Japanese
English Japanese Japanese English
NDLSH = National Diet Library Subject Headings
Web-NDLSH features: • RDF model • SPARQLsearch API • Links to LCSH • Web-NDLSH is one of the examples of Linked Open Data in Japan.