29 April 2011

Resources from the library community affected by the March 11th Earthquake in Japan

A library in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

A library in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

Last week's massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan has caused an untold number of deaths and tremendous damage.  IFLA extends our deepest sympathy and sorrow to our Japanese colleagues as they struggle to deal with the damage to their lives and their country.

The following resources show how the library community has been affected and is responding:

2012

Research Report: The Great East Japan Earthquake and Libraries
[9 May]
National Diet Library of Japan

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    Ryuichiro Takahashi, Chief of Library-user Support Section, Tokyo Gakugei University Library

2011

    Additional resources:

    NOAA Energy map shows the intensity of the tsunami in the Pacific Ocean caused by the magnitude 8.9 earthquake

    An energy map from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows the intensity of the tsunami in the Pacific Ocean caused by the magnitude 8.9 earthquake

    Cultural heritage, Disaster relief, Japan

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