Abstract: Matsuzaki-Petitmengin, Sekiko (2006)

A New testimony on Japan in the Years 1876-1878 : Louis Kreitmann’s Collection of Photographs

Louis Kreitmann, a French army officer, who lived in Japan from 1876 to 1878, brought back from Japan as many as 500 photographs, now held at the Institut des Hautes Etudes Japonaises (Collège de France), Paris.

Many aspects of the cultural changes which characterize the Meiji Era are illustrated by this unique and remarkable collection of documents, some of which will be presented and discussed.

Abstract: Yamamoto Miyuki (2006)

Open Access Archives of French (IAO) Researchers’ Academic Documents

フランス研究者(東アジア研究所員)による学術文献のオープン・アクセス提供について [J]

フランスでは国立科学研究センターがイニシアチブを取り、DSpaceやEPrintに匹敵するオープン・ソースのソフトウェア « HAL » Hyper Article en Ligne を開発した。本発表では « HAL »の紹介と東アジア研究所メンバーの研究論文・文献提供の課題について述べる。

Abstract: Kadokura Yuriko (2006)

Shashi Database: Shibusawa Ei'ichi Memorial Foundation Project Status and Future Prospects

The Shashi Index Database is a core project of the Resource Center for the History of Entrepreneurship, Shibusawa Ei’ichi Memorial Foundation. It aims to make shashi, or published volumes of company history, more accessible and usable.

Abstract: Steen, Tomoko Y. (2006)

Virtual Reference with Japanese Digital Resources

Over the last several years, suggestions to shift our traditional reference activities to the Virtual Reference Desk (VRD) had brought heated discussions among reference specialists in the World. In the United States, for example, a new project group has been formed by the Information Institute of Syracuse, and named the Virtual Reference Desk VRD (http://www.vrd.org/) to promote virtual reference activities through “Ask-a librarian” or “chat” interfaces.