NII International Symposium

NII will organize a NII international symposium once a year from this year. This is the first one, aiming to discuss the rapid digitalization of academic contents such as electronic journals and the necessary challenges at research and university libraries as well as university research and education systems in this context.

1st NII International Symposium

Theme:"Digital Libraries and Electronic Journals: New Challenges"

Venue:U Tant International Conference Hall, 3rd FL,
United Nations University (UNU)

5-53-70, Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-8925
There is no parking area. Please use the public transportation.

Date:March 5th, 2003, Wednesday 10:00-17:00

10:10-10:50Keynote Speech: Prof. Masamitsu Negishi, Professor, NII
"Current Trends and Future Directions of the Electronic Library and Electronic Journal"
11:00-11:40Lecture 1: Ms. Ann S. Okerson, Associate University Librarian, Yale University
Digital Cllections "Asreroids, Moore's Law, and Star Alliance"
11:40-12:30Lecture 2: Prof. Yoshito Itoh, Professor, Nagoya University & Director, Nagoya University Library
"Digital Libraries and Electronic Journals: New Challenges"
13:30-14:00Lecture 3: Dr. Raym Crow, Consultant, SPARC
"SPARC  2003: Institutional Repositories & Open Access"
14:00-14:30Lecture 4: Dr. Hiroko Satoh, Associate Professor, NII
"Utilization of Electronic Journal for Developing Scientific Research -Chemical Technical Journal and Chemical Compound & Reaction Database-"
14:30-15:10Lecture 5: Mr. James Testa, Director/Editor-in-Chief, Editorial Development, ISI
"ISI Journal Selection Process in the Electronic Era"
15:20-17:00Panel Discussion: Scholaly Communication Five Years from Now
Coordinator:Prof. Jun Adachi, Professor, NII
Panelist:Prof. Syun Tutiya, Professor, Chiba University
Dr. Raym Crow, Consultant, SPARC
Mr. Hitoshi Hayase, Administrative Director, Tokyo Gakugei University Library
*Simultaneous English-Japanese translation

Organizer:National Institute of Informatics

Secretariat:Publicity and Survey Division,
International and Research Cooperation Department,
National Institute of Informatics (NII)
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