Takashi Koga

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Name
Takashi Koga
E-mail
tkogatenri-u.ac.jp
URL
http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=2t3cFRgAAAAJ
Affiliation
Tenri University
Section
Librarianship Course, Center for Liberal Arts Education and Research
Job title
Professor
Degree
M.A. (Education)(University of Tokyo), Master of Library Science(Syracuse University (U.S.A.))
Other affiliation
Doshisha UniversityGakushuin University
Research funding number
60390598
ORCID ID
0000-0001-5657-4108

Profile

Prof. Takashi Koga's research interests includes legal and policy issues on access to government information, issues on academic librarianship (e.g. open access, information literacy), and collaboration of museums, libraries and archives. He has published around 90 articles and over 10 books in the fields of library science, archival science and records management both in Japanese and in English. He also has teaching experiences in these fields at several universities in Japan.

Prof. Koga was promoted to Full Professor at Tenri University in Apr. 2017. Before accepting his current position (as Associate Professor) in Apr. 2012, Prof. Koga had been the first full time member of the Research and Development Laboratory (R & D Lab), Kyoto University Library from Jan. 2009 to Mar. 2012.

Prof. Koga has served as the Chief Executive Board Member, Japan Art Documentation Society (JADS) since June 2017. He also served as a Standing Committee member for the Government Information and Official Publications Section (GIOPS) of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) from 2007 to 2015.

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Google Scholar Personal Page: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=2t3cFRgAAAAJ
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Research Areas

 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2017
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Today
Professor, Center for Liberal Arts Education and Research, Faculty of Human Studies, Tenri University
 
Apr 2012
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Mar 2017
Associate Professor, Center for Liberal Arts Education and Research, Faculty of Human Studies, Tenri University
 
Jan 2009
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Mar 2012
Associate Professor, R & D Lab., Kyoto University Library
 
Apr 2007
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Dec 2008
Assistant Professor (Adjunct), School of Multidisciplinary Sciences, Department of Informatics, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai)
 
Apr 2004
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Dec 2008
Assistant Professor, National Institute of Informatics (Japan)
 
Apr 2005
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Mar 2007
Assistant Professor (Adjunct), School of Multidisciplinary Sciences, Department of Informatics, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai)
 

Awards & Honors

 
May 2002
Young Author Best Paper Award, Records Management Society of Japan
 
Oct 2001
Young Author Best Paper Award, Japan Society of Library and Information Science
 

Published Papers

 
Takashi Koga
World Library and Information Congress: 84th IFLA General Conference and Assembly (IFLA WLIC 2018)   1-11   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
This article describes reviews, topics, and possible solutions in relation to the policy, practices and projects surrounding Japanese digital archives/libraries.
ZS Project: Zoological Science meets Institutional Repositories
Sato, Sho, Yuko Nagai, Takashi Koga, et al.
Katsirikou, Anthi (ed.) Open Access to STM Information: Trends, Models and Strategies for Libraries   157-165   Jul 2011   [Refereed]
Koga, Takashi
City Life and Library Service: The Proceedings of the Fifth Shanghai (Hangzhou) International Library Forum   291-302   Aug 2010   [Refereed]
Japan has recently undergone a radical change in policy concerning access to government information and the role of libraries and archives, including enactment of the Public Records and Archives Management Act in July 2009. This paper analyses suc...
Koga, Takashi
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, Government Information and Official Publications Section (GIOPS) Newsletter   (8) 8-11   Apr 2010
The newsletter is available at: http://www.ifla.org/en/publications/government-information-and-official-publications-section-newsletter
The Concept of Archives and Records Management in International Organizations: The Case of the United Nations
Koga, Takashi
16th International Congress on Archives      Jul 2008   [Refereed]
Koga, Takashi; Ogawa, Chiyoko
Archives & Records Association of New Zealand (ARANZ) 2007 Conference      Jul 2007   [Refereed]
The authors conducted a research on the records management activities in the United Nations (UN) through an investigation of the UN website and a field research at the Archives and Records Management Section (ARMS) at the UN Headquarters in New Yo...
Koga, Takashi
15th Biennial Conference of the Japanese Studies Association of Australia      Jul 2007
In Japan, electronic government has been developed since the enforcement of the Information Disclosure Act and the formulation of the e-Japan Strategy, both in 2001. Such electronic government produces a number of government information services a...
Koga, Takashi
Access to Archives: The Japanese and American Practices (Japan-U.S. Archives Seminar)      May 2007   [Invited]
Koga, Takashi
World Library and Information Congress: 72nd IFLA General Conference and Council      Aug 2006   [Refereed]
The Japanese government has been developing infrastructures and services for electronic government since 2001. One of the challenges identified in this regard is to ensure “accessibility” or to enable everyone, including the elderly and those with...
Koga, Takashi
World Library and Information Congress: 71st IFLA General Conference and Council      Aug 2005   [Refereed]
This paper attempts to present an overview of and discuss innovations in main government information service institutions in Japan—the National Diet Library (NDL) and the National Archives of Japan (NAJ)—in the electronic environment. This paper e...

Books etc

 
Kushida, Kenji E., Yuko Kasuya, and Eiji Kawabata (eds.) (Part:Contributor, Archives and Public Records Management (Chap. 4))
Stanford Silicon Valley - New Japan Project   May 2016   
** An open-access version is available in Sep. 2018: http://www.stanford-svnj.org/infogovernanceinjapan

My chapter discusses policy issues on archives and public records management in Japan with international comparison, especially on the Public ...

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Takashi Koga
4th Asia Pacific Conference on Archival Education   5 Sep 2016   Section for Archival Education and Training, International Council on Archives
This presentation investigated the cause and background of the gap concerning digital archives in Japan and abroad. The presenter suggested that the main cause was the lack of understanding of evidential values in archives among stakeholders of di...
Takashi Koga
World Library and Information Congress: 79th IFLA General Conference and Assembly (Poster Session)   19 Aug 2013   International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
This poster presentation suggests a three-fold process for LAM collaboration, based on issues and activities in Japan: (1) a technical service stage, aimed at preservation and organization of LAM resources; (2) a public service stage, including re...
E-book project under cooperation of the NII, university libraries and publishers in Japan [Invited]
Koga, Takashi
North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources (NCC) 2011 Roundtable on Japanese E-books   Mar 2011   North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources (NCC)
Koga, Takashi
Fifth Shanghai (Hangzhou) International Library Forum   Aug 2010   Shanghai Library
Japan has recently undergone a radical change in policy concerning access to government information and the role of libraries and archives, including enactment of the Public Records Management Act in July 2009. This presentation analyzes such poli...
Sato, Sho et al.
IFLA Satellite Pre-Conference Open Access to Scientific Information: Trends, Models and Strategies for Libraries   Aug 2010   IFLA’s Science and Technology Libraries and Health and Biosciences Sections
Koga joined this presentation as the third author.

Misc

 
Takashi Koga
Journal of the Japan Society of Archival Science   (24) 129-132   Jun 2016
A note and brief review (in Japanese) to the encyclopedia, with comparison to Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, 3rd ed (CRC Press, 2010).
Takashi Koga
Records Management: The Journal of the Records Management Society of Japan   (70) 111-114   Mar 2016
Brief review of the book.
http://saa.archivists.org/store/archives-in-libraries-what-librarians-and-archivists-need-to-know-to-work-together/4700/
Takashi Koga
Records Management: The Journal of the Records Management Society of Japan   (66) 73-78   Mar 2014
A brief review of an article about "recordkeeping informatics," a new concept by Frank Upward, who invented "records continuum" concept, and other researchers in Australia and New Zealand. Their article is available for fee at: http://dx.doi.org/1...
Luciana Duranti, Takashi Koga (Translation)
Research Bulletin of Kyoto University Archives   (11) 1-13   Mar 2013   [Invited]
Japanese translation of Dr. Duranti's lecture note at the international seminar "Digital Records and Archives" in Kyoto on June 23, 2012. The original lecture note and slides in English are published in the same issue at p. 15-26 and p. 27-33, res...

Others

 
Jun 2019   "Very Basics of Bibliographic Data Sharing in Academic Libraries: Based on the Cases in Japan" Lecture at Sakura Science Exchange program (Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University and the Science and Technology Agency)
Provide a lecture in English on Japanese academic information network (NII, NACSIS-CAT, cooperative cataloging, MARC, etc.) for librarians and researchers from Cambodia. This is a part of the exchange program titled "Providing Technical Support of Constructing and Maintaining Academic Information Infrastructure to Libraries in Cambodia."
https://en.kyoto.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/2019/06/20190610/
Jun 2012
Translate the presentation of: Duranti, Luciana. "Trusting Digital Records: The Major Findings of the InterPARES Project." International Seminar: Digital Records and Archives (hosted by the Graduate Course in Archival Science, Gakushuin University and Kyoto University Archives) . June 23, 2012, at Shirankaikan Annex, Kyoto, Japan.
Dec 2009
DRFIC2009 (DRF (Digital Repository Federation) International Conference) Committee Member
https://web.archive.org/web/20170423175234/http://drf.lib.hokudai.ac.jp/drf/index.php?DRFIC2009
Dec 2005
The 5th NTCIR (NII Test Collection for IR Systems Project) Workshop
Chair, Digital Poster Session; Co-chair, Open Submission Session
http://research.nii.ac.jp/ntcir/ntcir-ws5/ws-en.html
http://research.nii.ac.jp/ntcir/workshop/OnlineProceedings5/toc.html#OPEN

Teaching Experience

 
 

Research Grants & Projects

 
JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science): Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI)
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): Takashi Koga
No. 19K12708
JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science): Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Takashi Koga
No. 16K00454
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Takashi Koga
This research clarified policy issues and actual solutions for preserving and providing access to government open data, with emphasis on the policy and projects of U.S. Federal Government.
KDDI Foundation: Research Grant Program
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Yuko Kasuya
Suntory Foundation: Interdiscipinary Research Grant
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Yuko Kasuya
MEXT (Japan) / JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
Project Year: May 2010 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Akira Nemoto
Joined as a collaborative member.
MEXT (Japan) / JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Encouragement of Young Scientists (B)
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): Takashi Koga
The aim of this research is to understand the issues of management, archiving of and access to government information from interdisciplinary perspectives, especially from those of"information management"and"law and policy." The final results inclu...
MEXT (Japan) / JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2011    Investigator(s): Masaaki Henmi
MEXT (Japan): KAKEN: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2009 - 2011    Investigator(s): Takashi Koga
MEXT (Japan): KAKEN: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2009 - 2010    Investigator(s): Masaaki Henmi

Committee Memberships

 
Oct 2018
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Today
Japan Society for Digital Archive  Editorial Committee Member
 
Jun 2017
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Today
Japan Art Documentation Society  Chief Executive Board Member
 
Nov 2016
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Today
Information Network Law Association (Japan)  Board Member
 
Jun 2015
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Today
Japan Art Documentation Society  Board Member
 
May 2014
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Today
Japan Center for Asian Historical Records (National Archives of Japan)  Advisory Committee Member
 
Apr 2007
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Today
Japan Library Association  Member, International Relations Committee
 
Oct 2011
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Jun 2017
Records Management Society of Japan  Editorial Committee Member
 
Apr 2014
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Mar 2017
Japan Society of Library and Information Science  Board Member
 
Dec 2015
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Aug 2016
International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) 2016 Annual Conference (Tokyo) Organizing Committee  Facility Committee Member
 
Aug 2007
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Aug 2015
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)  Standing Committee Member, Government Information and Official Publications Section (GIOPS)
 
May 2013
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May 2015
Records Management Society of Japan  Board Member
 
Apr 2008
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Apr 2014
Japan Society for Archival Science  Board Member
 
Aug 2007
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Aug 2013
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)  Information Coodinator, Government Information and Official Publications Section (GIOPS)
 
Aug 2009
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Mar 2010
Nagasaki University Library (Nagasaki, Japan)  Member, External Evaluation Committee
 
May 2007
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May 2009
Records Management Society of Japan  Board Member
 
Oct 2003
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May 2009
Records Management Society of Japan  Editorial Committee Member