Miwa Makiko

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Name
Miwa Makiko
Affiliation
The Open University of Japan
Section
情報コース
Degree
Ph D. in Information Transfer(Syracuse University), Master of Library Science(University of Pittsburgh)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Sep 2010
 - 
Today
Foreign Guest Professor., Ph.D. Program., Schothai Thammathirat Open University.
 
Apr 2009
 - 
Today
Professor, The Open University of Japan
 
Apr 2004
 - 
Today
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Literature, Chiba University
 
Mar 2006
 - 
Apr 2017
Professor, Dept. of Cyber Society & Culture、School of Cultural and Social Studies, The Graduate University of Advanced Studies
 
Apr 2007
 - 
Mar 2009
Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Education, Tokyo University
 

Education

 
Aug 1994
 - 
May 2000
Ph.D. in Information Science and Technology, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University
 
 
 - 
2000
Information Transfer, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University
 
Apr 1979
 - 
Mar 1983
Ph.D. Program of Library and Information Science, School of Library and Information Science, Keio University
 
 
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1983
Library and Information Science, Graduate School, Division of Letters, Keio University
 
Sep 1977
 - 
Dec 1978
Master of Library and Information Science, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Pittsburgh
 

Awards & Honors

 
Sep 2016
Cancer Patients’ Perceptions and Expectations of Health and Medical Information Services in Japan’s Public Libraries, The Best Poster Award., ISIC (Information Seeking in Context), The Information Behaviour Conference.
Winner: Miwa, M., Tamura, S., Ikeya, N., Suga., C., Yamaki, C., Takayama, T., & Koshizuka, M.
 
2011
Influence of Task Type and User Group on Web-based Information Seeking Behavior: Analysis of Eye Movement Data and Client-side Browsing Logs, Best Paper Award, Japan Society of Information and Knowledge
Winner: Takaku, H., Egusa, Y., Terai, H., Saito, H., Miwa, M., & Kando, N.
 
2000
Use of Human Intermediation in Information Problem solving: A Users' Perspective, Best Dissertation Award., Syracuse University.
 

Published Papers

 
Changing Patterns of Perceived ICT Skill Levels of Elderly Learners in a Digital Literacy Training Course
Miwa Makiko
LIBRES   24(1)    May 2018   [Refereed]
Proposal for Health and Medical Information Services Based on Interviews of Cancer Patients.
Miwa, M., Tamura, S., Ikeya, N. Yamaki, C., Takayama, T., & Koshizuka, M.
Pharmaceutical Library Bulletin.   62(1) 21-31   Feb 2017   [Invited]
Development and Outcome of Digital Literacy Training at the Open University of Japan.
Miwa, M., Nishina, E., Kurosu, M., Takahashi, H., Yaginuma, Y., Hirlse, Y., & Akimitsu, T.
Journal of The Open University of Japan   32 101-111   Mar 2015
Introduction of Digital Books into Public Libraries: Perspectives of Public Libraries and Publishers.
Isobe, Y., & Miwa, M.
Journal of Japan Society of Library and Information Science.   60(4) 148-164   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Analysis of Communication among Teachers about the Use of ICT.
Nakao, N., Miwa, M., Aoki, K., & Horita, T.
Educational Technology Research   38巻(1) 35-48   May 2014   [Refereed]
Analysis of Informal English Learning of Japanese English-Major College Students: Categorical Analysis of English Learning Contents and English Proficiency Level
Ishibashi, Y., Miwa, M.
Japan Journal of Educational Technology   38巻(1) 35-48   May 2014   [Refereed]
Development and Outcome of Digital Literacy Training at The Open University of Japan
Miwa, M., Takahashi, H., Yaginuma, Y., Nishina, E., Hirose, Y., Kawafuchi, A., & Akimitsu, T.
Journal of The Open University of Japan   31 65-74   Mar 2014
Where about IR.
Miwa, M., Tamura, S., Ikeya, N. Yamaki, C., Takayama, T., & Koshizuka, M.
Journal of Information Science and Technology Association   63(1) 2-8   2013   [Invited]
Toward the global harmonization of library and information professionals in Japan
Miwa, M., Tamura, S., Ikeya, N. Yamaki, C., Takayama, T., & Koshizuka, M.
Journal of Information Processing & Management.   54(10) 125-136   Jan 2012   [Invited]
A method to capture information encountering embedded in exploratory Web searches
Miwa, M., Egusa, Y., Saito, H., Takaku, M., Terai, H., & Kando, N.
Information Research   16(3)    Sep 2011   [Refereed]
In search of facilitating citizens' problem solving: public libraries' collaborative development of services with related organizations
Ikeya, N., Tamura, S., Miwa, M., Koshizuka, M., Saito. S., & Kasai, Y.
Information Research   16(1)    Mar 2011   [Refereed]
Digital Library Service for Supporting Distance Learning
Miwa, M.
Journal of Multimedia Education Research 2   7(2) S11-S18   Jan 2011   [Invited]
Miwa, M., Miyahara, S., Kasai, Y., & Takeuchi, H.
Education for Information   28(2-4) 125-136   2011   [Refereed]
Takaku, M., Terai, H., Egusa, Y., Saito, H., Miwa, M., & Kando, N.
Journal of the Japan Society of Information and Knowledge.   20(3) 249-276   2010   [Refereed]
Takaku, M., Egusa, Y., Terai, H., Saito, H., Miwa, M., & Kando, N.
Journal of the Japan Society of Information and Knowledge.   19(2) 224-235   2009   [Refereed]
Satisfaction and perception of usefulness among users of business information services in Japan
Tamura, S., Miwa, M., Koshizuka, M., Ikeya, N., Saito., S., Kasai, Y., Saito, Y., & Awamura, N.
Information Research   13(4)    Dec 2008   [Refereed]
Toward mutual accreditation and credit exchange among LIS programs in the Asia-Pacific Region.
Miwa, M., Kasai, Y., & Miyahara, S.
Journal of Librarianship and Information Studies   65(2) 1-13   May 2008   [Refereed]
Knowledge acquisition and modification during students' exploratory Web search processes for career planning
Miwa, M., & Takahashi, H.
Information Research   12(2)    Jan 2008   [Refereed]
A naïve ontology for concepts of time and space for searching and learning.
Miwa, M, & Kando, N.
Information Research   11(2)    Jan 2007   [Refereed]
Information sharing between different groups: A qualitative study of information service to business in Japanese public libraries.
Tamura, S., Miwa, M., Saito, S., Koshizuka, M., Kasai, Y., Matsubayashi, M., & Ikeya, N.
Information Research   12(2)    Jan 2007   [Refereed]
Library and Information Science Education in Japan: Results of a 2005 Survey of Shisho Certification.
Tsuji, K; Yoshida, Y.; Miwa, M.; Takeuchi, H.; Muranushi, T.; & Shibata, M.
Journal of Education for Library and Information Science.   47(3) 238-255   2006   [Refereed]
Trends and issues in LIS education in Asia.
Miwa, M.
Journal of Education for Library and Information Science.   47(3) 167-180   2006   [Refereed]
Situatedness in users' evaluation of information and information services.
Miwa, M.
The New Review of Information Behaviour Research.   4 207-224   2003   [Refereed]
Digital Information Services Sponsored by the U.S. National Library of Education : ERIC・AskERIC・GEM.
Miwa, M.
Media and Education.   (8) 73-88   2002   [Refereed]
Use of Human Intermediation in Information Problem Solving: A Users' Perspective.
Miwa, M.
Syracuse University      2000   [Refereed]
Information Seeking for Instructional Planning: An Exploratory Study.
Ruth V. Small, Sutton Stuart, Makiko Miwa, Claire Urfels & Michael Eisenberg.
Journal of Research on Computing in Education.   31(2) 204-219   1998   [Refereed]
International cooperation of information consultants: Toward the effective exchange of electronic information.
Miwa, M.
International Forum on Information and Documentation.   22(1) 29-36   1997   [Refereed]
Globalization of Japanese databases and the Database Promotion Center's Gateway Project
Miwa, M.
Tidskrift for Dokumentation.   49 17-32   1994   [Refereed]
Problems affecting
Miwa Makiko
Library and Information Science.   (25) 135-155   1987   [Refereed]
Perspectives of the database industry in Japan.
Miwa, M.
International Journal of Information Management.   7(1) 37-50   1987   [Refereed]
Information broker business in Japan: Present and future.
Miwa, M.
Japan Computer Quarterly.   65 33-44   1986   [Refereed]
Bibliographic analysis of cancer research: Structure of cancer research from a computer's view.
Nakayama, K,m Ueda, S., & Miwa, M.
Oncologia.   1(1) 69-79   Apr 1982   [Invited]
Clustering analysis of psychological journals in Psychological Abstract based on the classification codes.
Miwa, M., Higashibara, Y., & Nakayama, K.
Library and Information Science.   (19) 169-187   1981   [Refereed]
Citation-based classification of LIS journals.
Tsuda, Y., Mushanokouji, N., Okazawa, K., tamura, S., Miwa, M., & Rin, M.
Annals of the Society of Library Science   26(1) 34-44   Mar 1980   [Refereed]
Characteristics of journal citation in information science: Comparison of SSCI data of 1972 and 1977.
Miwa Makiko.
Library and Information Science.   (18) 141-155   1980   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Paradime-sift of the information world.
Miwa Makiko
The Journal of Information Science and Technology Association.   51(1) 51-56   Jan 2001   [Invited]
A think about searchers as a profession: Searchers overseas.
Miwa Makiko
The Journal of Information Science and Technology Association.   42(9) 792-802   Sep 1992   [Invited]
Information retrieval systems.
Miwa Makiko
The Journal of Information Science and Technology Association.   38巻(7) 365-377   Jul 1988   [Invited]
Architecture information and databases
Miwa Makiko
Research on architecture.   1984(June) 13-16   Jun 1984   [Invited]
Quarity management of databases: Critical search techniques of searchers.
Miwa Makiko
The Journal of Information Science and Technology Association.   44(4) 196-203   [Invited]

Books etc

 
Re-consideration of the Information Behaviour Grammar Model
Miwa, M. (Part:Contributor, pp.149-159.)
Keiso Shobo.   Mar 2015   
GlobaLIS: Toward the regional cooperation in the Education of library and information professionals in the Asia-Pacific Region. In: Makiko Miwa and Shizuko Miyahara (eds.) Quality Assurance in LIS Education: An International and Comparative Study.
Miwa, M.
Springer.   2015   
Quality Assurance in LIS Education: An International and Comparative Study.
Miwa, M., & Miyahara, S. (Part:Joint Editor)
Springer   2015   
Trends of e-Books in Public Libraries. in E-Books and E-Journals. (Chapter 4), Japan Society of Library and Information Science (ed.).
Miwa, M., Isobe, Y. (Part:Joint Work, pp.71-88)
Bensei Shuppan.   Nov 2014   
Personal Computers for Distance Learning.
Miwa, M. & Akimitsu, T. (Part:Joint Work)
Foundation for the Promotion of the Open University of Japan.   2013   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
ASIS&T Panel "Starting an Academic Career in Library & Information Science" [Invited]
Miwa Makiko
The International Forum on Data, Information, and Knowledge for Digital Lives   15 Nov 2017   
What Cancer Patients Expect from Public Libraries in Japan
Miwa Makiko
The 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education and Practces (A-LIEP2017), Chulaloncorn University, Thailand   13 Nov 2017   
Cultivate Elderly Students’ ICT Literacy Necessary for Taking Online Courses
Miwa Makiko
The 7th OUJ-OUK-KNOU International Seminar   7 Sep 2017   
Changing Patterns of ICT Skills Perceived by Elderly Learners.
Miwa, M.
The 7th Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education and Practice (A-LIEP2016) , Nanjing University, China.   4 Nov 2016   
Cancer Patients’ Perceptions and Expectations of Health and Medical Information Services in Japan’s Public Libraries.
Miwa, M.
ISIC (Information Seeking in Context): The Information Behagiour Conference, Zadar University, Chroatia   21 Sep 2016   
Cancer Patients' Requests to Public Libraries' Health and Medical Information Service.
Miwa, M., Tamura, S., Ikeya, N. Suga, C., Yamaki, C., Takayama, t., & Koshizuka, M.
33th Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Information Service.   2 Jul 2016   
Attracted by Databases and Information Seeking.
Miwa, M.
Miwa Society for Library & Information Science, Hashimoto Memorial Recture、Keio University..   14 Nov 2015   
The Past, Present and Future of Information Retrieval: From System Centered toward A User-Centered Orientation. [Invited]
Miwa, M.
the 12th General Conference and Seminar of EASTICA.   14 Oct 2015   
Status and Issues Concerning E-books in Japanese Public Libraries.
Miwa, M. & Isobe, Y.
6th International Conference on ASIA-Pacific Library and Information Education and Practice, Philippine.   Oct 2015   
Effects of ICT Training for Aged Students: Case of the Open University Students.
Miwa, M.
77th Annual Conference of the Information Processing Society of Japan, Kyoto University.   19 Mar 2015   
Establishment of Digital Literacy Skills by Students of the Open University of Japan.
Miwa,M., Takahashi, H., Nishina, E., Yaginuma, Y., Hirose, Y., & Akimitsu, T.
Annual Meeting of the Japan Library and Information Science Association.   29 Nov 2014   
Digital Literacy Training for Elderly Students at the Open University of Japan.
Miwa, M., Takahashi, H., Nishina ,, Hirose, Y., Yaginuma, Y., Kawafuchi, A., & Toshio Akimitsu.
European Conference on Information Literacy, 2013, Istanbul, Turkey, October 22-25.   23 Oct 2013   
Global Trends of Library and Information Science Education
Miwa Makiko
Symposium of the 61th Annual Conference of the Japan Library and Information Science Association.   Oct 2013   
Introduction of e-Books into Public Libraries.
Isobe, Y., & Miwa, M.
Annual Meeting of the Japan Library and Information Science Association.   Oct 2013   
Global Trends in LIS Education: An International Comparison of Graduate-Level LIS Programs.
Miwa, M.
A-LIEP2013, July 10-12, Khon Kaen, Thailand.   10 Jul 2013   
Capturing and evaluating exploratory search processes on the Web. [Invited]
Miwa, M.
ISIC2012, Sept. 4-7, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan.   6 Sep 2012   
A Case Study of Teacher-Teacher Communication in the Use of Document Camera and Computers.
Nakao. N., Horita, T., Aoki, K., & Miwa, M.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (Vol. 2012, No. 1, pp. 4848-4856).   4 Mar 2012   
Preparing Students for e-Learning through Digital Literacy Training.
Miwa, M., Takahashi, H., Nishina, E., Hirose, Y., Yaginuma, Y., Kawafuchi, A., & Akimitsu, T.
24th ICDE World Conference on Open and Distance Learning. Bali, Indonesia.   3 Oct 2011   
GlobaLIS: An Effort to Describe Trends in Japanese LIS Education for Global Collaboration.
Miwa, M., Kasai, Y., & Miyahara, S.
A-LIEP2011, June 22-24, Putrajaya, Malaysia.   23 Jun 2011   
Library and Information Science Examination: A Report on Provisional Implementation in Japan.
Takeuchi, H., Nemoto, A., Miwa, M., Yoshida, Y., Aoyagi, E., Koyama, K., & Imai, F.
A-LIEP2011, Putrajaya, Malaysia.   23 Jun 2011   
In search of facilitating citizens’ problem solving: public libraries’ collaborative development of services with related organisations.
Ikeya, N., Tamura, S., Miwa, M., Koshizuka, M., Saito, S., & Kasai, Y.
ISIC2010, Sept. 28-Oct 2. Universidad di Murcia, Spain.   30 Sep 2010   
Discussion on the Equivalence and Interchangeability of Qualified Library and Information Professionals.
Miwa, M.
57th Annual Meeting of the Japan Library and Information Science Association.   Nov 2009   
The Role of the Business Librarian Training Program in the Business Support Services Provided by Public Libraries Business Support Services.
Saito, S., Miwa, M., Tamura, S., Kasai, Y., Ikeya, N., & Koshizuka Y.
A-LIEP2011, March 6-8, 2009, University of Tsukuba.   8 Mar 2009   
Knowledge Acquisition and Modification during Student’s Exploratory Web-search Processes for Career Planning.
Miwa, M.
ISIC2008, Sept, 17-20, Vilnius, Lithuania.   18 Sep 2008   
Final Results of the LIPER Project in Japan.
Miwa, M., Ueda, S., Nemoto, A., Oda, M., Nagata, H., & Horikawa, T.
IFLA World Library and Information Congress Seoul, Korea, 20-24 August 2006.   Aug 2006   
Information sharing between different groups: A qualitative study of information service to business in Japanese public libraries.
Tamura, S., Miwa, M., Saito, Y., Koshizuka, M., Kasai, Y., Matsubayashi, M., & Ikeya, N.
ISIC2006, July 17-20, University of Technology, Sydney.   18 Jul 2006   
Naïve Ontology for Concepts of Time and Space for Searching and Learning.
Miwa, M., & Kando, N.
ISIC2006, July 17-20, University of Technology, Sydney.   18 Jul 2006   
LIPER (Library and Information Professionals and Education Renewal) Project in Japan.
Ueda, S., Nemoto, A., Miwa, M., Oda, M., Nagata, H., & Horikawa, T.
IFLA World Library and Information Congress Oslo, Norway, 13-19 August 2006.   Aug 2005   
Theories and Methodology of Research in Library and Information Science of Japan.
Miwa, M., Kandod, N.
Annual Meeting of the Japan Library and Information Science Association.   26 Oct 2003   
Library & Information Profession in Digital Lives [Invited]
Miwa Makiko
The 7th Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education and Practice (A-LIEP2017), Chulaloncorn Universty, Thailand   14 Nov 2017   

Works

 
Study of Business Support Services in Public Libraries as a Mechanism to Personal Knowledge Sharing
2005 - 2007
Library and Information Professionals and Educational Renewal
2003 - 2006
Development of a Networked Learning Community for Supporting Global Exchange of Knolwedge
2003 - 2006
Research Report on Distant Learning and Supporting Systems for Teacher Education in U.S.A
2002 - 2003
Gateway to Educational Materials(GEM)Project
1996 - 1997

Research Grants & Projects

 
Japan Sciety for the Promotion of Science.: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Ikeya, N.
Designing Support Service of a Public Library for Solving Everyday Problems Using Action Research.
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Tamura, s.
Research infrastructure formation for advancement of library and information science education
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)(1).
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Nemoto, A.
Research on learning community building with a lifelong learning web site.
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)(1).
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): Yamada, T.
Equivalency and Reciprocity of Academic Degrees and Professional Qualification in Library and Information Professionals
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)(1).
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): Miwa, M.

Social Contribution

 
A-LIEP: The Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education and Practice.
[Planner, Organizing Member]  A-LIEP: The Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education and Practice.  Founder and Steering Committee Member.  2006 - Today
Lecturer, Archivist Training Program, the National Archives of Japan.
[Lecturer]  The National Archives of Japan.  Archivist Training III: Information Retrieval Technology.  2005 - Today