Trends in academic information services (2011-01)

I wrote this in January, 2011, for members of the Academic Information Center. Trends in academic information services There are quite a few lists of short-term and long-long trends in academic libraries and information services. Some are speculative, and some are visible now. Here is my attempt to reduce the number of trends to a […]

Librarianship in the 21st Century (2011-01)

Librarianship in the 21st Century – Original English Version This essay was written in January, 2011, for KNDU librarians and LIS students, translated to Japanese by Akio Hattori, and printed in the KNDU Librarian and School Librarian Program Newsletter, Vol. 6 (PDF, Japanese): 京都ノートルダム女子大学 司書 司書教諭課程・ニューズレター 第6号. In the 21st century librarians must possess knowledge […]

Welcome to Greg Peterson’s Blog

Welcome to Greg Peterson’s Blog. I live in Shiga Prefecture in Japan, about 10km from Lake Biwa, and I teach at Kyoto Notre Dame University (KNDU). Information about KNDU in English and other languages is at the International Education Center. I’ve been teaching at KNDU since 1977. For many years I have been a university […]