Fukuji IMAI

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Fukuji IMAI
Shirayuri College
Center for General Education
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Ph. D(Education)(Univ. Tokyo)
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Born in Yokohama, Japan. Graduated from the Yokohama City University. I earned a M.Ed in Graduate School of Education from University of Tokyo. Main research topics are: school library history, library and information studies, and information literacy, and so on.

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2016
Associate Professor, Center for General Education, Shirayuri University
Apr 2013
Mar 2016
Lecturer, Faculty of Liberal Arts, General Education Subjects, Shirayuri College

Awards & Honors

Oct 2015
Significant Contribution Award, Japan Society of Library and Information Science

Books etc

School Library Administration
Jun 2017   ISBN:978-4-8426-1703-0

Published Papers

Fukuji IMAI, Kazuyuki OKAMOTO, Nobuaki SHIINA, Noriko SEKI
The Journal of Information Science and Technology Association (Johono Kagaku to Gijutsu)   65(7) 313-318   Jun 2015
Fukuji IMAI
Journal of Japan Society of Library and Information Science   58(3) 155-171   Sep 2012   [Refereed]
For exploring a premise of school library reformation during occupation era in Japan, this paper conrmed how a American public school curriculum reform from 1920's to 1940's apply the function of school library. Moreover, this paper compared Japan...
Fukuji IMAI
Journal of Japan Society of Library and Information Science   54(3) 188-203   Sep 2008   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Fukuji Imai, Anne McKnight, Kuniharu Tabata, Shinji Iwamasa
The Annual International Conference of the International Association of School Librarianship.   22 Aug 2016   Organizing Committee for 2016 IASL Tokyo
Metadata encodes important knowledge for school library education. This study framed two questions: 1. How are metadata treated in teacher librarian textbooks? 2. What teaching materials are best for teacher librarians’ metadata education? To answ...
Reading Behaviors of Overseas Japanese -- A Case Study of a College Town in the Midwestern United States
Ryuta KOMAKI, Fukuji IMAI, Yukinori OKABE
JSIMS Annual Conference(12th)   29 Jun 2013   
Using Evaluation Grid Methods and Think Aloud Methods to Identify Undergraduate Students' Image of a Desirable Bookstore
Fukuji Imai, Shuntaro Kawamura
Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education and Practice(A-LIEP 2009)   Mar 2009   
Recently in Japan, while many web bookstores are doing brisk business, many actual bookstores are suffering from depressed book sales and searching for ways to survive the tough economic times. Identifying the model of a desira- ble bookstore from...
Media Literacy Practice at Elementary and Junior High Schools in Japan : How It Is Described in Journal Literature
Aug 2008   
Having reviewed journal articles on media literacy practice, this research tries to verify and confirm
how such media literacy has been perceived by teachers in Japan. Our focus has on elementary and junior high
schools which is compulsory educati...


Noguchi Takenori, Imai Fukuji, Uemura Yashio, Sen Suzuretsu, Yamada Kenta
STUDIES IN THE HUMANITIES : The Journal of the Senshu University Research Society   90 189-201   Mar 2012