VIAF Information Sheet

 

NAME:

In the national language(s) and script: 国立情報学研究所

In English: National Institute of Informatics

PICTURE:

 

LOCATION/ADDRESS: 2-1-2 Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan 101-8430

WEB SITE: http://www.nii.ac.jp/en/

CONTACT:

Scholarly and Academic Information Division, Cyber Science Infrastructure Development:  cat_auth@nii.ac.jp

[Please add if you wish] (Policy contact)

SHORT DESCRIPTION OF THE INSTITUTION:

As Japan's only general academic research institution seeking to create future value in the new discipline of informatics, National Institute of Informatics (NII) seeks to advance integrated research and development activities in information-related fields, including networking, software, and content. These activities range from theoretical and methodological work through applications.

As an inter-university research institute, NII promotes the creation of a state-of-the-art academic-information infrastructure that is essential to research and education within the broader academic community, with a focus on partnerships and other joint efforts with universities and research institutions throughout Japan, as well as industries

NACSIS-CAT is the one of the content development activity of NII, and the union catalog database in collaboration with university libraries in Japan. Data provided to VIAF have been created in NACSIS-CAT.

SHORT DESCRIPTION OF THE AUTHORITY DATA

        Authorities web site:  http://ci.nii.ac.jp/books/

        Described entities:

u Persons

u Corporate bodies

u Meetings

u Families

 

        Quantity/number of records: 1,703,000 as of March 31, 2017

 

        Data provided in the authority record:

u Name headings

For details, see "CiNii Books RDF for Authors": https://support.nii.ac.jp/en/cib/api/b_rdf_auth

 

DATA PROVIDED TO VIAF AND NUMBER OF RECORDS

        Authority records for

u Name headings

 

        Number of records: as of March 31, 2017

u Persons: 1,452,914

u Corporate bodies: 200,759

u Meetings: 29,667

u Families: 0

u Indefinite 19,660