Nippon Foundation Offers Books on Contemporary Japan to Libraries – Must apply by June 30!
The Nippon Foundation will donate “100 Books for Understanding Contemporary Japan” in English to 200-300 libraries throughout North American. The book’s cover all aspects-politics/international relations, literature, arts, history, society, culture, economics and business.
Academic and public libraries interested in some or all of these books are encouraged to request books by June 30th. The list of books, reviews, and application process can be found at http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/news/20090514BookDonationProject.html
The Nippon Foundation http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/ is an independent, non-profit, grant making organization that was founded in 1962. It supports projects both in Japan and overseas. It works with other non-profit organizations, government, non-governmental organizations and international organizations, such as the Carter Center, in the resolution of humanitarian problems, including disease, poverty, and disasters.