College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Michiko Ito

University Libraries - University Libraries
Librarian; Japanese Studies
Primary office:
Watson Library
University of Kansas
1425 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045
Second office:


Japanese Studies Librarianship

Teaching Interests

  • Database, bibliography, anime, Japanese language

Research Interests

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

Selected Publications

Ito, Michiko. 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.” Journal Articles. 情報管理 58 (1).
Ito, Michiko. 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)」.” Journal Articles. 情報の科学と技術 (The Journal of Information Science and Technology Association) 61 (10): 401–9.
Ito, Michiko. Accepted/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).” Book Chapters. In 脱・公立図書館 (Post Public Libraries).

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Selected Presentations

Ito, M. (11/4/2014 - 11/4/2014). 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ッセージー. 日本電子出版協会フォーラム. Tokyo, Japan

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