Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Holiday Library Hours

Holiday library hours (December 21, 2009 -- January 3, 2010) available now. While Robarts Library will be open in limited hours, EAL will be closed during the holidays.

Monday, December 7, 2009

Upcoming NCC [Japanese] Image Use Protocol Workshop Announcement

Would you like to find out more about obtaining permission for the use of Japanese images in scholarly publications? What are some of the issues and obstacles? Are there any helpful tips?

There will be a workshop to introduce the North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources’ Image Use Protocol initiative, which provides basic guidelines for requesting permission for the use of Japanese images in scholarly publications.

January 25, 2010 (Monday)
2 to 4 pm
Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library (by the Tibetan Room)

Final details of the programme will be released in a few weeks. The tentative programme will include:
  • Introduction to the NCC and the IUP initiative (Fabiano R., University of Toronto Libraries)
  • Use of images in Canadian scholarly publications (Suzanne R., University of Toronto Press)
  • Experiences with requesting permission from Japan & or Royal Ontario Museum as image rights’ holder/provider (Jack H., Royal Ontario Museum)
  • Demonstration of the IUP website (Fabiano R., University of Toronto Libraries)
  • Questions and discussion
This workshop is free and open to anyone who has an interest in the use of Japanese images (mainly for academic purposes). Please RSVP by January 15, 2010 (Friday) to Fabiano Rocha, Japan Studies Librarian, at fabiano.rocha@utoronto.ca.