Fluency" is designed to equip students of East Asian
studies with essential skills needed to search, evaluate, select,
and acquire East Asian information found in local library collections
as well as sources available around the world. Students will
be trained in use of information technologies to find, access,
acquire, evaluate, compare, and compile information datasets
in order to produce and present scholarly works effectively
and ethically on East Asian topics.
Contact: Vickie Doll, vdoll at ku.edu (China) and Michiko
Ito, mito at ku.edu (Japan)
Please contact one of the subject specialist librarians for
inquiries regarding East Asian studies instruction.
Course-related and subject-oriented library instruction is available
upon request of faculty members. Please contact the appropriate
librarian to schedule a session.
The East Asian Library offers instruction on Chinese Studies
and Japanese Studies. Librarians teaching information fluency
sessions are subject specialists and can offer faculty and students
research strategies and instruction.
Tours & Orientation Sessions:
The East Asian Librarians conduct orientation sessions for
incoming East Asian Studies students. Tours of the East Asian
Library can be arranged by contacting a librarian.
and Introduction to Conduct Research Using Information Technology
KU and Remote: OPACs, ILL/DL
Studies Major Reference Works in Print or E-format in English,
Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages
Using Information Technology (East Asian character fonts/Global
IME; bibliographical software/tools)