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Library Support Program

The Japan Foundation Library Support Program is designed to promote research and un-derstanding of Japan overseas through donations of books and other materials to overseas research and educational institutions (ex-cluding elementary and secondary educational institutions) that are involved in Japanese studies and overseas public libraries.

 

The Japan Foundation Library Support Program is designed to promote research and understanding of Japan overseas through donations of books and other materials to overseas research and higher educational institutions that are involved in Japanese studies as well as to overseas public libraries.

For Fiscal 2006/2007, donations are going to made to a total of 165 institutions in 76 countries.

For Fiscal 2005/2006, donations were made to a total of 180 institutions in 82 countries.

For Fiscal 2004/2005, donations were made to a total of 179 institutions in 94 countries. (You can view the photo images if you click on the name of the institution.)

To commemorate the splendid achievement of H.I.H. Prince Norihito Takamado, who had served as a Special Consultant to the Japan Foundation for twenty-one years and passed away on November 21, 2002, donations to institutions in Canada, where he studied in his youth, are implemented under “The Prince Takamado Library Support Program” for five years, from Fiscal 2003/2004 until 2007/2008.

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