January 19, 2022

Report from a Symposium in Japan: “Toward Creating an Information Infrastructure for Digital Cultural Resources – Europeana and National Diet Library Search”

A new article (in English) published in a new issue (#199) of the National Diet Library’s newsletter.

From the Article:

The National Diet Library (NDL) held an open symposium on January 22, 2015, aiming at broadly introducing to the Japanese people the purposes and activities of the Europeana which offers seamless search for digital cultural resources in Europe. Mr. Nick POOLE (CEO of the Collections Trust; member of the Executive Board of Europeana) was invited to give a lecture. The symposium also focused on a similar Japanese service NDL Search, and four collaborating organizations with the NDL Search made reports on the current state and issues. In the panel discussion, there was a passionate debate on the future of digital cultural resources. More than 200 people were in attendance.

Read the Complete Symposium Summary

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.