JSLIS holds a symposium titled “Across the Border: Pedagogical Approach to Library and Information Science” at room 4021, Global Front, Surugadai campus, Meiji University on 7th March 2020.
Research methods and findings of boundary fields are thought-provoking for LIS. This time, we focus on pedagogy and discuss about the possibility of LIS research and education from viewpoints of educational administration, teachers, and children.

Application address: (by 2nd March)


13:30-13:35 opening remarks
13:35-13:45 overview by Prof. Iwasaki Rei, Kyoto Notredom University
13:45-14:20 presentation by Mr. Shimizu Koichi, Kyoto Prefectural Board of Education
14:20-14:55 presentation by Prof. Ohira Mutsumi, Kyoto Sangyo University
14:55-15:30 presentation by Prof. Sakai Kuniyoshi, University of Tokyo
15:30-15:45 Q&A
15:45-16:25 panel discussion
16:25-16:30 closing address


JSLIS had a symposium titled “Future of library and information research and education” at Meiji University Izumi Library Hall on 9th March, 2019. Panelists are: Prof. Umino Bin, Toyo University, Prof. Matsumoto Naoki, Keio University, and Prof. Magnus Pfeffer, Hochschule fuer Medien (HDM) in Stuttgart, Germany. The Symposium was co-organized by Meiji University Library and Goethe-Institut Tokyo.


13:00 floor opening: Prof. Taro Miura, Meiji University.
13:15-13:25 opening remarks by Prof. Mitsuhiro Oda, president of JSLIS, and Prof. Etsushi Yoshida, Librarian of Meiji University Library
13:25-14:00 presentation by Prof. Bin Umino, Toyo University
14:00-14:35 presentation by Prof. Naoki Matsumoto, Keio University
14:35-15:35 presentation by Prof. Magnus Pfeffer, Hochschule fuer Medien (HDM) in Stuttgart (35 minutes presentation and 25 minutes consecutive interpretation)
15:35-15:45 break
15:45-16:25 panel discussion
16:25-16:30 closing address, Ms. Michaela Bodesheim, Head of Library and Information Services, Goethe-Institut Tokyo