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Michiko Ito

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Associate Librarian; Japanese Studies Librarian
MLIS, Library and Information Science, University of Hawaii
Primary office:
Watson Library
University of Kansas
1425 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045

Japanese Studies Librarian, East Asian Library


MLIS, Library and Information Science, University of Hawaii

MA, History , University of Hawaii

BA, History , Tokyo Metropolitan University

Teaching Interests

  • Database, bibliography, anime, Japanese language

Research Interests

  • Japan-US relations, Japanese popular culture, anime, Interlibrary Loan, ebook lending,

Selected Publications

Ito, M. (in press). 米国公共図書館における電子書籍貸出サービスの現状 (Current Conditions of the Ebook Lending Service in US Public Libraries). In . (Ed.), 脱・公立図書館 (Post Public Libraries).

Ito, M. (2015). 電子書籍貸出サービスの現状と課題 米国公共図書館の経験から. 情報管理, 58(1). DOI:10.1241/johokanri.58.28

Ito, M. (2011). 「米国大学図書館におけるILL活動の発達と現状(The Development and Current Conditions of Interlibrary Loan in the United States Academic Libraries)」. 情報の科学と技術 (The Journal of Information Science and Technology Association), 61(10 ), 401-409.

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Selected Presentations

Ito, M. . (11/04/2014 - 11/04/2014). 今、米国公共図書館で電子書籍はどうなっているかー米国司書からのメ. 日本電子出版協会フォーラム. Tokyo, Japan

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