Committee on Japanese Materials


Thursday, March 4, 2004, 1:40 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.




I. Introduction


Kuniko Yamada McVey (Harvard University, CJM chair)

Introduction of new librarians and departure, retirement updates for the past year



II. Presentation


"GeNii and new contents services of NII"

Sawako Kojin (Application Division, National Institute of Informatics)

Akira Miyazawa (Professor, National Institute of Informatics)

Yuan Sun (Associate Professor, National Institute of Informatics)


"Demonstration of a Placename Database and Historical Geographic Information System for Japan"

Lex Berman (Project Manager, China Historical GIS, Harvard University)


"Report of the Practical workshop on Early Japanese Materials at the National Institute

for Japanese Literature in Tokyo"

Reiko Yoshimura ( Librarian, Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution)


"An exploratory approval plan for Japanese materials: a case study at the University of Arizona Library

Hitoshi Kamada (Librarian, University of Arizona, CJM member)



III. Wrap-up;Questions /Answers