It exhibits approximately the textbooks currently used in the elementary,
lower and upper secondary schools in Japan as well as textbooks being used
in other countries. It also preserves textbooks that were published after
1949 under the textbook approval system. It provides reference books that
are required for editing textbooks, making researches on textbooks and
studying educational methods, etc. It is intended for heightening citizens'
concern about textbooks, and offers data and information to those engaged
in the field of education, editors and writers of textbooks, and researchers.