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NCC Outreach Working Group: PPA JapanKnowledge Workshop

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In this page, information related to JapanKnowledge Workshop Series is displayed.

The workshop series is presented by Japanese Studies Librarians from Plains to Pacific Alliance (PPA), in cooperation with NCC.

An Introductory Session was offered twice fall 2021 for researchers who are new to JapanKnowledge. You can find a video recording of the presentation as well as the presentation slides used for the session in this page.

An Advanced session was offered on Oct. 21st, 2021 for those who want to learn more in-depth about database collections and their applications in scholarship.

For more info, contact PPA via email.

About PPA

PPA (Plains to Pacific Alliance) is a group of Japanese Studies librarians who planned and organized this JapanKnowledge Workshop Series. Its members are: 

  • Tokiko Bazzell
  • Michiko Ito
  • Adam Lisbon
  • Kevin McDowell
  • Mitsutaka Nakamura
  • Azusa Tanaka 

Introductory Session recording

Here is a video recording of the presentation from Introductory Sessions, which were offered on September 29 & October 5, 2021. This one is from the second intro session (10/5).

The instructor for the presentation is Adam Lisbon, who is a Japanese & Korean Studies Librarian/Associate Professor of the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Slides from Intro Session

Handouts from Advanced Session

These are picked up articles from digital archives of The Oriental Economist (English Edition), which was introduced by the presenters of Tōyō Keizai Shinpōsha in the Advanced Session.

Slides from Advanced Session

About JapanKnowledge

JapanKnowledge is a reference/e-book database that covers a wide variety of content and has been one of the most useful databases for Japanese Studies. Many university libraries in North America already subscribe.

Subscription Inquiry

For inquiries related to individual/institutional subscriptions to JapanKnowledge, please contact the agency below:

North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources
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