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[Kyoto University Library Network] MEXT Commendation for Science and Technology awarded to Kyoto University Library Network’s Open Access Promotion Project

 On 2020-04-07 (2356 reads)

The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology 2020 was awarded to Kyoto University Library Network Director-General and four other members, acknowledging the effort by the Network to promote Open Access and Open Science.

[Award]
Prize for Science and Technology 2020
Science and Technology Promotion Category

[Achievement]
Contribution to the development of a basic model for the realization of Open Science

[Outline]
Kyoto University adopted Kyoto University Open Access Policy for the first time as a Japanese university and has been demonstrated a leading good practice of Open Access promotion by establishing a basic model for OA of research achievement through its repository KURENAI and OA of primary sources Kyoto University owns through IIIF-compliant Kyoto University Rare Materials Digital Archive.
As an acknowledgement of the university’s contribution, the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology awarded the five members the Prize for Science and Technology (Science and Technology Promotion Category).

[Awardees]

Takashi Hikihara
  Director-General of Kyoto University Library Network
  Director of the Main Library
  Professor of the Graduate School of Engineering
Hiroyuki Matsui
  Vice Director-General of Kyoto University Library Network
  Professor of the Graduate School of Management
Yumi Kitamura
  Associate Professor of the Research and Development Laboratory, Main Library
Chifumi Nishioka
  Assistant Professor of the Research and Development Laboratory, Main Library
Setsuko Yamanaka
  Head of the Academic Support Division, Main Library
  Chief of the Open Access Promotion Project Team, Kyoto University Library Network
  (until March 31, 2020)

Please refer to the website of the MEXT for details.

 


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