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  • 1. West Meets East
    Nancy Deegan
    Central Arizona College
    2009 Horner Fellow

2. 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
3. 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
4. Itinerary
11/8/09 11/28/09
17 institutions visited in 9 days
5. Where I Went
National Diet Library
Chiyoda City Public Library
Goethe Institut Library
Library Fair & Forum
International Library of Childrens 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 Seika University Library
Doshisha University Library
National Diet Library
Osaka City Library
Manga Museum
6. Technology Assumptions
Progressive technology being used
Availability of electronic materials
Journal databases
Remote access available
7. 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
8. Technology
9. Digital Archives
Nagasaki University
10. Intl Library of Childrens Literature
Digital Picture Books
11. National Institute of Informatics
Japanese Institutional Repositories Online
12. National Diet Library
Collaborative Reference Database
13. Mobile OPAC
Doshisha University
14. Meiji University Library
Custom Created Library Portal Service
Mobile OPAC
Reference question form
Social networking aspect
15. Information Literacy
16. 17. Osaka School Library
Research Project Contest
Open to the public
Exhibition for winning projects
18. Senior Research Projects
Meiji University High School
Chuo University High School
19. Relationship Building
20. Meiji University High School
Student Volunteers
21. Kyoto Seika University
Book Cover Contest
22. Chiyoda City Library
23. Final Impressions
24. Digital vs. Print Culture
Trends leading to the all digital library
Hesitation to incorporate digital materials and services
25. Libraries should be the bridge between digital convenience and preservation of culture.
26. Questions?
27. Thank You!
Nancy Deegan
Central Arizona College