East Asia Library news
Kyungmi Chun is retiring after almost sixteen years of service to Stanford Libraries and its users. When she joined Stanford in 2007 as Korean Studies Librarian, the Korean Collection was in its inception, having only been established in 2005. During her time at Stanford, Kyungmi built a world-class collection from ground-up. Her work has been an integral part in the growth of the Korean Studies program at Stanford. She has supported the faculty and students, especially graduate students, in Korean Studies. Previously, Kyungmi served as the Korean Studies Librarian at the University of
The East Asia Library is currently hosting a new exhibition of work by Prof. Xiaoze Xie, entitled Flammable Ideas, Fragile Objects, on view in the main second-floor exhibit space at the Stanford East Asia Library.
East Asia Library to host signing ceremony inaugurating the Taiwan Resource Center for Chinese Studies
Please join us at the East Asia Library on Thursday, September 22, from 1:00 - 2:30 PM, as we host a signing ceremony to commemorate the establishment of the new Taiwan Resource Center for Chinese Studies.
Starting Fall 2022, the Stanford University Libraries will be implementing Aeon, our new library and archives request system for special collections items. This system will replace our current request forms for reading rooms across Stanford Libraries, including the Department of Special Collections, The David Rumsey Map Center, East Asia Library Special Collections, and the Archive of Recorded Sound.
With Aeon, users can create a researcher account, which will allow them to:
The Judy Yung papers (M2788) are now open for research. The collection documents Yung’s roots in San Francisco’s Chinatown, her advocacy and research on the Angel Island Immigration Station, and her dedication to promoting the voices of Chinese American women. The collection can be accessed through Searchworks and a finding aid can be viewed through the Online Archive of California.