Leaving Room 413

At the end of March, 2014, I’ll retire from full-time service as a professor at Kyoto Notre Dame University (KNDU). I’ve taught at KNDU since October 1, 1977, and I’ll continue to teach on a part-time basis as I devote more time to other activities. As a part-time teacher, I will no longer have my […]

Decommissioning the POETS Web Server

At the end of 2013 (January 1, 2014 here in Japan) I shut down a Web server, Personalized Online Electronic Text Services (POETS), at Kyoto Notre Dame University. Now all requests to POETS are redirected to a page on my personal Web site at the university, POETS Web server retired December 31, 2013. As I […]

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 […]