Libraries are places to connect people and information. Even in the midst of an unprecedented pandemic, libraries around the world have continued to conduct their activities, informing people that “libraries are here for you”.
In a world where it has become increasingly difficult to meet in person, we wanted to provide an opportunity for our peers to learn about each other’s activities and encourage each other, so we planned an international online workshop to connect libraries in Japan, Asia and the United States.
Now that the post-pandemic world is in sight, why don’t we take a break here and talk about the future of libraries?
Venue Feb.3rd. 2022 (Thu). 13:30-15:30 JST.
(online by Zoom)
13:30 Opening Remarks by Prof. KONO Yasuyuki, Vice Rector, the International Strategy Office of Kyoto University
13:35 Greetings on behalf of the participants from the Asian countries by Dr. Sonam TOBGAY, Office of the Vice Chancellor, Royal University of Bhutan
13:40 Photo Session
Activity Report from Libraries
Topic 1. “National Libraries”
13:50 KAWAMURA Masumi, Asian Resources Division, Kansai-kan of the National Diet Library (Japan)
13:55 Sonam YANGDEN, National Library and Archives of Bhutan
14:00 Phoukham THONGPHANITH, National Library of Laos
Topic 2. “Acquisition of Asian Materials”
14:10 KOBAYASHI Marie, IDE Library (Japan)
14:15 Virginia Jing-Yi SHIH, University of California, Berkeley
Topic 3. “Database Construction”
14:25 KITANI Kimiya, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University
14:30 NGUYEN Thi Minh Trung, Institute of Social Sciences Information, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences
Topic 4. “Digital Archives”
14:40 MORIWAKI Yuki, the Resources and Historical Collections Office, the Library of Economics, University of Tokyo
14:45 Sompong MISSITA, Silpakorn University, Central Library
Topic 5. “Service for Users ”
14:55 YAMAJI Mai, Yoshida South Library, Kyoto University
15:00 BENJANG Jaisai Der Arslanian, Japanese Studies Center, Chiang Mai University
Session 1 ‘Academic Databases and Repositories’
Session 2 ‘Digital Archive’
Session 3 ‘Online Service for Users’
15:25 Closing remarks by Prof. ONO Mikiko, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University
Moderated by KAMIYA Tosirou, the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University
Co-hosted: Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University
JST Sakura Science Program
JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) Project “Study on the Initiatives of Ethnic Minorities in Mainland Southeast Asia for Preserving and Transmitting their Linguistic and Cultural Identities by Scrutinizing both Published and Digital Materials” (21K12581), led by K. KITANI.
Contact: Library, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University