(7 June 2017) The National Diet Library has published a report of its research on the super-aged society and libraries. This research comprises case studies through bibliographic survey and field work focusing on the library services for the older people provided at the three public libraries, as well as interviews with 20 older people including those who do not visit libraries so often.
In the case study report, the report introduces overviews and backgrounds of advanced efforts in providing library services for the older. The interview report examines the current situation of library use by older people and future prospects from six different perspectives.
- The National Diet Library conducted research on the super-aged society and libraries（Current Awareness Portal） leads to a detailed description in English.
The announcement is here.