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Valuable Materials Used as a Treasury of Wisdom

2015-10-28 (Wed) 12:30 - 17:15

The storage, repair, and use of valuable materials housed by libraries and museums are becoming more and more important. In such a setting, library staff responsible for handling such important materials need to obtain special techniques and knowledge for performing their duties. 
In this workshop, specialists will show, through examples and demonstrations, how to handle valuable materials including storage methods, repair, computerization and publication.
This workshop aims to provide library staff not only with tips about storage and repair of materials, but also general knowledge from the perspective of the use of these materials of wisdom.


12:30~13:00 Registration
13:00~13:05 Opening greetings
13:05~14:05 How to handle Tekijuku-related materials and other valuable materials owned by Osaka University
Lecturer MATSUNAGA Kazuhiro (Associate Professor, Tekijuku Commemoration Center, Osaka University)
FUKUDA Maiko (Specially Appointed Researcher, Tekijuku Commemoration Center, Osaka University)
Lecture overview Introduction of Tekijuku-related materials, one of Osaka University's valuable collections, and basics of handling valuable materials
14:05~15:05 Storage and repair of valuable materials
Lecturer SHINAGAWA Koji, Oiri Corporation
Lecture overview Explanation about how to store and repair valuable materials
15:05~15:10 Break
15:10~16:10 Current situation of computerization of valuable materials
Lecturer KAMISAKA Yoshifumi, Horiuchi Color Ltd.
Lecture overview Demonstration of photographing valuable materials and explanation about storage of such materials as electronic media formats
16:10~17:10 Science open to the public through the utilization of wisdom --Tekijuku and a large-scale academic frontier promotion project
Lecturer YAMAMOTO Kazuaki (Vice Director, Center for Collaborative Research on Pre-modern Texts, National Institute of Japanese Literature)
NAKAMURA Misato ( Pre-modern Japanese Books Database Division, Center for Collaborative Research on Pre-modern Texts, National Institute of Japanese Literature)
Lecture overview Explanation about the project "Construction of the International Collaborative Network on Japanese Classical Books" promoted by the National Institute of Japanese Literature from a perspective of open science as well as possibilities that digitization of valuable materials will provide.
17:10~17:15 Closing remarks

Information exchange and after-symposium party

There is NO fee for attending this event, but an after-symposium party fee of 4,000 yen will be collected from those who attend.

Date: 2015-10-28 (Wed) 12:30 - 17:15
Organizer: Osaka University Libaries, Center for Collaborative Research on Pre-modern Texts, National Institute of Japanese Literature
Venue: Library Hall, 6F, Main Library, Osaka University Libraries
Registration: Registration online is necessary.
Contact: Planning Staff, Library Planning Division, Osaka University Libraries

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