How to Use...

NDL Historical Recordings Collection


Students, faculties (include part-time teachers, emeritus professors, part-timers) and other people in the university.

Visitors can not use.

Opening Hours

Available weekdays 9:00-17:00.
An hour at once.
You can continue browsing if nobody is waiting.

To prevent new coronavirus infection, use time is limited to 30 minutes for the time being.

How to use Historical Recordings Collection

  1. Come Reference Desk of Central Library and fill out the application.
  2. Ask Librarian to login.
  3. Search with Keyword, Genre, and so on.
  4. Play Historical Recordings Collection.
  5. Close the browser as soon as you finish using.

Do not...

  • Record.
  • Connect any devices and external storages (e.g. Laptop, USB flash drive).
  • Get electronic file of the resources.

Available Materials

National Diet Library launched the release of the Historical Recordings Collection to make these valuable recordings available to the public. Approximately 50,000 recordings had been released.

Please see below for the details.

National Diet Library  About the Historical Recordings Collection

National Diet Library Historical Recordings Collection  How to use this Database