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North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources (NCC): NCC Committees & Working Groups

NCC Committees

Resource Sharing Committee

(Formerly ILL-DD)

NCC’s Resource Sharing Committee (RSC) assists patrons looking specifically for Japanese-language materials from libraries in Japan, including Interlibrary Loan and/or Document Delivery (ILL-DD) service.

 

Current Members

(Chair) Tsuyoshi Harada - University of Iowa

Patricia Baird - University of Iowa

Yuh-Fen Benda - Vanderbilt University

Hiroko Hashitani - University of Utah

Matthew Hayes - Duke University

Tomoko Kitayama Yen - University of British Columbia

(Liaison) Toshinori Egami - International Research Center for Japanese Studies 

(Advisor) Setsuko Noguchi - Princeton University

(Advisor) Shoji Yamada  - International Research Center for Japanese Studies


Digital Resources Committee

NCC’s Digital Resources Committee (DRC) is a database and digital scholarship liaison and support group for North American libraries and their users. DRC works to facilitate better digital and electronic access to Japanese information and wider utilization of digital tools and electronic resources in traditional and digital scholarship on Japan.

 

*On Hold While Restructuring*
For questions or concerns, please email NCC Chair, Fabiano Rocha at <fabiano [dot] rocha [at] utoronto [dot] ca>

NCC Projects

Japan Art Catalog Project

Since 1995, the Japan Art Catalog Project (JAC) has facilitated access to Japanese art catalogs for art historians and the general public. The JAC Collection was established by ACE Japan (the Japan Association for Cultural Exchange) with the financial support of the Japan Foundation in collaboration with the NCC.

 

Current Members

Paula Gabbard - Columbia University

Reiko Yoshimura - JAC Asian Collection Center

Eri Taniguchi - The National Art Center, Tokyo


NCC Working Groups

Image Use Protocol (IUP) Working Group

The field of Japanese studies increasingly relies on visual images as tools for education in North America. The Image Use Protocol Working Group (IUPWG) endeavors to educate our community about the protocol for obtaining access to, and permission for using, visual images from Japan to strengthen Japanese studies in North America.

 

Current Members

(Chair) Fabiano Rocha - University of Toronto

Mitsutaka Nakamura - University of Washington in St. Louis

Setsuko Noguchi - Princeton University


Outreach Working Group

NCC’s Outreach Working Group (OWG) supports faculty researchers and independent scholars of Japan, particularly those who are affiliated with small institutions or are otherwise without access to comprehensive Japanese library resources. OWG works to facilitate connections between these researchers and needed resources with partners in North America and Japan.

 

Current Members

(Co-Chair) Kuniko Yamada McVey - Harvard University

(Co-Chair) Cheryl Crowley - Emory University

Toshinori Egami - International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Nichibunken), Kyoto

Tsuyoshi Harada - University of Iowa

Kana Jenkins - Gordon W. Prange Collection, University of Maryland

Wei Yu Wayne Tan, Hope College

Regan Murphy Kao - Stanford University

Naoko Kato - Independent Scholar, British Columbia

Eric Buckenmeyer, Kennesaw State University

Toshie Marra - University of California, Berkeley (Advisor)

Ayako Yoshimura - DRC/OWG Liaison University of Chicago


Librarian Professional Development Working Group

The Library Professional Development Working Group (LPDWG) coordinates continuing education and professional development activities for Japanese and East Asian studies librarians, who serve faculty, students, and other researchers in the field of Japanese Studies.

 

Current Members

(Co-Chair) Setsuko Noguchi - Princeton University

(Co-Chair) Fabiano Rocha - University of Toronto

Yao Chen - University of California, Santa Barbara

Rebecca Mendelson - University of Pennsylvania


NCC Working Groups

Cooperative Collections Development Working Group

NCC’s Cooperative Collections Development Working Group (CCDWG) endeavors to strengthen local and regional cooperative collection development, help maintain comprehensive North American holdings, and better enable institutions to refine their local collections.

 

Current Members

(Chair) Keiko Yokota Carter - University of Michigan

Kana Jenkins - Gordon W. Prange Collection, University of Maryland

Toshie Marra - University of California, Berkeley

Kuniko Yamada McVey - Harvard University

Kevin McDowell - University of Oregon

Regan Murphy Kao - Stanford University

Cameron Penwell - Library of Congress

(Advisor) Ann Marie L. Davis - The Ohio State University


Multimedia History Project Working Group

NCC has facilitated the growth of the Japan Studies field in North America for the past 25 years. The Multimedia History Project Working Group (MHPWG) is a Participatory Engagement Project, which involves the whole community in building a “multimedia” history of key people involved in NCC and the development of the Japan Studies field.

 

Current Members

Tara M. McGowan - Executive Director, NCC

Victoria Lyon Bestor - Former Executive Director, NCC

Tokiko Bazzell - Japan Studies Librarian, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Chiaki Sakai - Japan Studies Librarian, Columbia University

 

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