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