The East Asian Collection at Duke University: Dynamics of Change.



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Traces the history of Duke's East Asian Studies program and associated library collections from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present. Describes the strengths of the Japanese, Chinese and Korean collections, materials in special collections and cooperation with the University of North Carolina.






Kristina Troost

Japanese & Korean Studies Librarian

As the Japanese Studies Librarian in the Duke Libraries' Department of International and Area Studies, Kris' work includes research consultations, library instruction, collection building and web-based guides.  She served as Director of Graduate Studies for Duke's M.A. program in East Asian Studies from 2008 to 2018. She has many professional interests, including premodern Japanese social and economic history, research methods, the history of the book in Japan, web archiving, scholarly communication and issues related to publishing.  She is an active member of Duke’s Asian | Pacific Studies Institute and the Triangle Center for Japanese Studies as well as several professional organizations, notably the Council on East Asian Libraries, the North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources, and the Association for Asian Studies.

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