Dr. Noriko Asato joined the editorial advisory board of De Gruyter’s Open book series, Library & Information Science, Media Studies. De Gruyter has a history of over 260 years of publishing scholarship. De Gruyter Open offers unrestricted access to high quality, innovative and peer-reviewed research to general readers and scholars through open access publications. Registered users can access such e-Books as Indigenous Notions of Ownership and Libraries, Archives and Museums (2016) ed. by Camille Callison, Loriene Roy, and Gretchen Alice LeCheminant, free of charge.
This May, Dr. Asato also received the Sarah K. Vann Award from the UHM Chapter of the American Library Association for her work to promote intellectual freedom and international librarianship.