Standing Committee for Research on Academic Libraries

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We are very pleased to anounce that "SCREAL Report: Results of a Survey on Information Access and E-journal Usage of Researchers and Graduate Students, 2011" is published. Please click the following links to get PDF version.

Contact: Yoshinori Sato, Tohoku Gakuin University, at yssat at in the normal email address format

About the Committee
The Standing Committee for Research on Academic Libraries (SCREAL) was founded in 2007 in order to conduct researches on scholarly communication and university or academic libraries, and to support or coordiate activities for human resource development, with the focus on the promotion of library and infomation science research and the support of university libraries' good practice.

The Committee conducted a questionnaire survey in October and November 2007 to explore Japanese researchers' attitudes in using e-journals and scholarly articles,in cooperation with the Japan Association of National University Libraries(JANUL), Private and Public University Libraries Consortium(PULC) and Japan Atomic Energy Agency(JAEA).

Chair and Members
Chair Yoshinori Sato(Tohoku Gakuin University)
Members Hiroshi Itsumura(University of Tsukuba)
Keiko Kurata(Keio University)
Sho Sato(Doshisha University)
Hiroya Takeuchi(Chiba University)
Mine Shinji(Mie University)