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IUJ Library Donates Books to Visayas State University, Philippines

IUJ’s library, housed in Matsushita Library and Information Center (MLIC), is one place in Japan that holds getting added to collection, duplicated course reserves and unused items are donated regularly under a program sponsored by JASPAL (Japan Association of Private University Libraries) since 2008. Recently, about 75 volumes were donated to Visayas State University where one of alumni works as a professor. We believe that our resources will be useful for students at his university. Photo: Taken in Visayas States Library Catalog room, from left to right; IUJ alumnus class of 2009, University Chief Librarian, Head, Department of Economics, and Graduate student & Faculty member from Southern Leyte State University

Library Day Event

Sat Oct 26, 10:00-13:30, Library Day event will be held at MLIC Hall. IUJ Faculty will share their research experience and knowledge with library on what they have learnt over their academic career. Schedule Research Methodology Qualitative Research Quantitative Research Google vs. Library Lunch party Everyone is welcome to attend!

New Arrival Books are just available

“New Arrival Books” for Spring term are just available. There are about 50 books in the New Arrival Corner in the right side of the library counter. For instance, the titles are as follows. Adam Smith : what he thought, and why it matters Research handbook of finance and sustainability Sustainable development goals : law, theory and implementation From millennium development goals to sustainable development goals : rethinking African development The BRICS and beyond : the international political economy of the emergence of a new world order … and more. Please check them out. MLIC Library

My book review from LSA – Part 6

Name: Pham Ha Linh Nationality: Vietnamese Program: MBA Book ID: T117952 Book title: Crossing the Chasm: Marketing and Selling High-Tech Products to Mainstream Customers Author: Geoffrey A.Moore Review of the book: The author revised the familiar Technology Adoption Life Cycle to show that there is a vast chasm between Early Adopters and the Early Majority. The challenge for marketers is to narrow this gap and accelerate adoption across segments. It also presents many up-to-date examples of successes and failures for high-tech products marketing. The author wrote in a clear and well-organized style, making 200 pages easy to swallow. This book is also recommended by a professor in my Marketing class.

My book review from LSA – Part 5

Name: Takahiro Mizoguchi Nationality: Japan Program: MBA Book ID: T118473 Book title: Broad economic zones and growth strategies for Japanese companies (Japanese Title: 広域経済圏と日本企業の成長戦略 / 日本貿易振興機構 (ジェトロ)編) Author: JETRO Review of the book: Japan is facing a shrinking population because of the falling birthrate and the aging population. In economic words, the scale of the Japanese domestic economy is projected to shrink in the near future. The government of Japan, therefore, has an important responsibility for projecting the country’s way out of this critical situation. This book shows one realistic approach to this problem; Japan should promote Japan’s tourism industry. Especially, the government of Japan has been trying to increase […]

My book review from LSA – Part 4

Name: A.C. Imesha Kinkini Nationality: Sri Lankan Program: IRP Book ID: T119904 Book title: The smartest kids in the world and how they got that way Author: Amanda Ripley Review of the book: Would you like to see your child as the smartest kid in the world? If it is so, I would like to recommend this notable book for the parents, educators, as well as for policymakers. I would like to thank Professor, Yusuke Jinnai for recommended this book. This book is a new attempt to see the differences between schools in America and schools in other countries. This book gives me hopes to create our education system by […]

My book review from LSA – Part 3

Name: Kaisaruly Turar Nationality: Kazakhstan Program: MBA Book ID: T119414 Book title: The Little Book That Beats The Market Author: Joel Greenblatt Review of the book: I would like to recommend this book for students or faculty members who wish to start investing in stock markets. Actually, this book was recommended by MBA Professor Hyunkoo Lee. Thus, I wish to express my great thanks to him. This book will be very useful for people who are seeking unique, at the same time a simple tool for investment in stock markets. Book provides with two magic formulas for everybody. Even If you do not have any knowledge in finance or accounting, […]

My book review from LSA – Part 2

Name: Dinh Le My Linh Nationality: Vietnam Program: IRP Book ID: T119624 Book title: Upward spiral : using neuroscience to reverse the course of depression, one small change at a time (2015) Author: Alex Korb Review of the book: The upward spiral: using neuroscience to reverse the course of depression, one small change at a time – the book I put on the top of my favorites. Since it was a recommendation from my supervisor, I was so excited to read and totally loved the way it used the latest researches in neuroscience to provide tips on daily micro-change for a better mental and physical life. Life is full of […]

My book review from LSA – Part 1

Name: Mai Morita Nationality: Japan Program: IRP Book ID: T002391 Call No:156-N731-1969 Book title: Bushido -The Soul of Japan- Author: Inazo Nitobe Review of the book: If you were to be asked “Without religion, how do Japanese impart moral education?” how do you answer? This is the book Japanese author tried to answer the question with “BUSHIDO”. Politeness, honor, and the duty of loyalty… the roots of Japanese spirit are clearly described in English. Originally published in 1905, the book has been read beyond the time.

New Arrival Books are now available

“New Arrival Books” for winter term have just become available. There are about 40 books at the New Arrival Corner on the right side of the library counter. Many titles such as the following are available: Analyzing social networks / Stephen P Borgatti Transnational management / Christopher A. Bartlett Reinventing fire: bold business solutions for the new energy era / Amory B. Lovins Fundamentals of cost accounting / William N. Lanen Intergovernmental relations in transition / edited by Carl W. Stenberg Please check them out. MLIC Library