West Meets East: 2010 AzLA Presentation

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West Meets East: 2010 AzLA Presentation

  1. 1. West Meets East<br />Nancy Deegan<br />Central Arizona College<br />2009 Horner Fellow<br />
  2. 2. Horner Fellowship<br />Established and endowed in 1989 by Dr. Layton “Jack” Horner and his wife, Marian<br />Exchange program between AzLA and JLA<br />Foster cultural understanding and information exchanges<br />Visits take place each year<br />AZ librarians visit Japan in odd numbered years<br />Japanese librarians visit AZ in even numbered years<br />
  3. 3. What I Hoped to Learn:<br />How remote access to digital collections is offered<br />How technology is being used to provide library services and instruction<br />Especially mobile technologies and social networking<br />If information literacy issues exist<br />How they deal with these issues<br />
  4. 4. Itinerary<br />11/8/09 – 11/28/09<br />17 institutions visited in 9 days<br />
  5. 5. Where I Went<br />Tokyo<br />Nagasaki<br />National Diet Library<br />Chiyoda City Public Library<br />Goethe Institut Library <br />Library Fair & Forum<br />International Library of Children’s Literature<br />University of Tokyo Library<br />Waseda University Library <br />Chuo University High School Library<br />Meiji University High School Library<br />National Institute of Informatics<br />Meiji University Library<br />Nagasaki University Library<br />Kyoto<br />Kyoto Seika University Library<br />Doshisha University Library<br />National Diet Library<br />Osaka City Library<br />Manga Museum<br />
  6. 6. Technology Assumptions<br />Progressive technology being used<br />Availability of electronic materials<br />Journal databases<br />eBooks<br />Remote access available<br />
  7. 7. Reality<br />Majority of library materials made available in print only<br />Foreign materials are the exception<br />Remote access is often limited<br />Most services provided face to face.<br />WiFi available in limited areas<br />
  8. 8. Technology<br />
  9. 9. Digital Archives<br />Nagasaki University<br />
  10. 10. Int’l Library of Children’s Literature<br />Digital Picture Books<br />
  11. 11. National Institute of Informatics<br />Japanese Institutional Repositories Online<br />
  12. 12. National Diet Library<br />Collaborative Reference Database<br />ResearchNAVI<br />
  13. 13. Mobile OPAC<br />Doshisha University<br />
  14. 14. Meiji University Library<br />Custom Created Library “Portal” Service<br />Mobile OPAC<br />Reference question form<br />Social networking aspect<br />
  15. 15. Information Literacy<br />
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  17. 17. Osaka School Library<br />Research Project Contest<br />Open to the public<br />Exhibition for winning projects<br />
  18. 18. Senior Research Projects<br />Meiji University High School<br />Chuo University High School<br />
  19. 19. Relationship Building<br />
  20. 20. Meiji University High School<br />Student Volunteers<br />
  21. 21. Kyoto Seika University<br />Book Cover Contest<br />
  22. 22. Chiyoda City Library<br />
  23. 23. Final Impressions<br />
  24. 24. Digital vs. Print Culture<br />Trends leading to the all digital library<br />Hesitation to incorporate digital materials and services<br />
  25. 25. Libraries should be the bridge between digital convenience and preservation of culture.<br />
  26. 26. Questions?<br />
  27. 27. Thank You!<br />Nancy Deegan<br />Central Arizona College<br />nancy.deegan@centralaz.edu<br />520-494-5279<br />

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