Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Database Trial: Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

There is an one month trial of the Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists on the New Database Trial page. Please use this database and send your feedback to Fine Art and Humanities Librarian.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Database Trial: Yomiuri Newspaper “Yomidasu rekishikan”

Yomiuri Newspaper “Yomidasu rekishikan” is now available.  This database covers from the very first issue of Yomiuri Shinbun, 1874, to the present.  Each article is accompanied with the image of the article in print.

This trial is available until Nov. 25, 2011 and accessible from “New TrialDatabases”:

Monday, September 21, 2015

Korean Database Trial: Chosun Ilbo Archive, Donga Ilbo Archive, Korean Studies Information Service System

The Lawrence and Edwards campuses of the University of Kansas now have online access to the following databases.  Trials of these Korean language databases can be accessed via the libraries’ New Database Trials page at https://lib.ku.edu/new-database-trials  
The Korean Studies library guide has also listed these databases for easy access http://guides.lib.ku.edu/c.php?g=94977&p=617480

Chosun Ilbo Archive  (http://www2.lib.ku.edu:2048/login?url=http://srchdb1.chosun.com/pdf/i_archive/)
This major full-text database of Chosǒn ilbo supports various search options for precise retrieval. PDF images are also accessible by selecting specific dates. Provider/Platform/Publisher: Korean Studies Information (KSI)    
·         Trial expires: October 23, 2015

Donga Ilbo Archive (http://www2.lib.ku.edu:2048/login?url=http://news.donga.com/Pdf)
Provides searchable metadata and full-image reproductions of Tonga (Donga) Ilbo (1920-current) in pdf format.Provider/Platform/Publisher: Korean Studies Information (KSI)    
·         Trial expires: October 23, 2015

KU Libraries have been subscribing to KISS for several years through the E-Korean Studies. Starting March 2016, KISS will provide direct service for oversea users.  This trial is provided by KISS which include access to KSI ebooks.  Provider/Platform/Publisher: Korean Studies Information (KSI)    
·         Trial expires: October 23, 2015

Full-text searchable journal databases and theses and dissertations held in more than 150 universities in South Korea, and over 7 million bibliographic records.Provider/Platform/Publisher: The Korea Education Research Information Service (KERIS)
·         Trial expires: December 31, 2015

Monday, April 20, 2015

Database Trial: Dacheng gu zhi dui

Da cheng gu zhi dui (Da Cheng data) includes late Qing to Minguo historical periodicals and monographs published between 1840 to 1949 in China in humanities, social science, and some sciences. Published by Beijing SuperStar company.  

Trial from April 20 through May 30, 2015. 

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Database Trial: Zhongguo fang zhi ku 中国方志库

Zhongguo fang zhi ku 中国方志库

Another new database trial is available for your research and studies. It is only for one month.      
Provider/Platform/Publisher: Beijing : Beijing ai ru sheng shu zi hua ji shu yan jiu zhong xin. 北京爱如生数字化技术研究中心(Beijing Erudition digital technology research center)

Trial duration: from now through May 17, 2015

Additional Information/Comments: It's an e-book collection and a searchable database of Chinese local gazetteers. The collection has 2,000 titles of rare and special edition local gazetteers printed in China from ancient time up to 1949.

Friday, April 10, 2015

New Interview! "Scott Dearborn Colby--Center for East Asian Studies Interview"

Dr. Scott Colby, KU EALC (1966), talks about his experience studying East Asian Studies and Chinese language in the 1960s and early 1970s. This interview is a part of the University of Kansas Center for East Asian Studies Faculty Interview Series.
Available on KU ScholarWorks at https://kuscholarworks.ku.edu/handle/1808/18598

Monday, January 12, 2015

University of Kansas East Asian Library Research Travel Grants

The Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Kansas, a federally designated National Resource Center, is offering travel grants to scholars outside the Lawrence Kansas area who wish to use the University's East Asian Library collection during the 2014-2015 academic year. A limited number of travel grants of up to $350 each will be awarded to cover travel and lodging expenses. Applicants at institutions with few library resources in East Asian languages will be given priority consideration. The awards must be used before August 1, 2015. Applications will be reviewed by the travel grants committee. Faculty members and graduate students engaged in dissertation research are eligible to apply. The application deadline is March 1, 2015.

The East Asian collection has over 325,000 volumes in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean with substantial periodical holdings and electronic resources. The collection is especially strong in the fields of Chinese and Japanese art history, history, literature, religion, and Japanese women's studies. For further information about the collection please consult http://lib.ku.edu/east-asian-library or contact Vickie Doll, Head of the East Asian Library, at vdoll@ku.edu.

To apply for a travel grant please submit a one page description of your research topic, the type/subject of materials you are seeking, an estimated budget, and a current curriculum vitae to the Center for East Asian Studies Travel Grants Committee at ceas@ku.edu.

Travel Grants Committee
Center for East Asian Studies
Bailey Hall Room 201
1440 Jayhawk Blvd
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
Phone: (785) 864-3849
Fax: (785) 864-5034
Email: ceas@ku.edu (attn: Travel Grant)