The library responds to the news of a devastating earthquake in Japan with books, information and online resources to help you learn more.
Recommended Resources Online
- 8.9 quake kills hundreds in Japan (L.A. Times)
- Tsunami Slams Japan After Record Earthquake, Killing Hundreds (Bloomberg Businessweek)
- Google has set up a crisis center with additional updated information
- MapLarge: Map of Japan and seismic activity
- Japanese embassy in U.S.
- CIA (World Factbook) Report, Japan
- Japan Council of Greater Kansas City
- Access the library’s online subscription to World Book Online . Search for Japan or Tokyo to learn about the history and culture of these places affected by the earthquake, or search for Earthquake to learn more about that natural phenomenon.
Books from the library collection
Visit the display in the Circulation Lobby to pick up a book on the topic or ask a librarian for help locating resources online.