RIETI Policy Symposium

Business Assisting Services at U.S. Public Libraries

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Agenda / Handouts

Moderator:
MATSUNAGA Akira (Professor of Business Administration, Faculty of Economics, Nagasaki University)
13:00-13:10 Welcome Speech
OKAMATSU Sozaburo (Chairman, RIETI)
13:10-13:40 Opening Speech
"The present situation of business assisting services at Japanese public libraries"
- TAKEUCHI Toshiaki (Chairman, Japan Business Library Association)
13:40-14:40 Keynote Speech
"The most advanced business library -- The New York Public Library"
- Kristin McDONOUGH (Director of Science, Industry and Business Library, The New York Public Library)
Paper [PDF: 140KB]
14:40-15:25 Case Study 1
"SCORE's Role as Business Consultants at Public Libraries"
- Alvin ROSELIN (Chairman, SCORE New York)
Paper [PDF: 136KB]
15:25-15:45 Coffee Break
15:45-16:30 Case Study 2
"Business Services Rooted in the Communities"
- Jennifer O. KEOHANE (Business Outreach Librarian, Simsbury Public Library)
Presentation [PDF: 3.5MB] , Paper [PDF: 64KB]
16:30-18:00 Panel Discussion
Panel:
Kristin McDONOUGH (Director of Science, Industry and Business Library, The New York Public Library)
Alvin ROSELIN (Chairman, SCORE New York)
Jennifer O. KEOHANE (Business Outreach Librarian, Simsbury Public Library)
NAMBA Tomoko (President, DeNA CO., Ltd)
TOKOYODA Ryo (Director, Urayasu Municipal Library)
Coordinator:
SUGAYA Akiko (Fellow, RIETI)
18:30-20:00 Reception in Reception Room of UNU
* The agenda is subject to change.