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Japan Earthquake: Libraries to Recover

By Mika Lawler

Earthquake damages librariesThe Great East Japan Earthquake and subsequent tsunami on March 11th left massive destruction. Especially hard-hit are libraries in the coastal area; at worst libraries were wholly swept away, and many others report damaged premises and scattered, seawater-soaked collections. Library communities, government organizations, cultural institutions, private corporations and volunteers around the nation have been offering support for the libraries of the region.

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