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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.