Please don’t hesitate to send in purchase recommendations. If you have any comments, feel free to contact me.
East Asian Collection Web page
There is a new look to the main page of the EA Collection web page: (http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=328). With the update, you may click on your specific subjects, such as “Chinese Studies,” “Japanese Studies,” and “Korean Studies” for all related links.
Selected New Purchases
Chosŏn hyangt'o taebaekkwa, 20 vols. = Encyclopedia of North Korean Geography and Culture. Sŏul-si : Pʻyŏnghwa Munje Yŏnʾguso, 2005.
New Serials Subscriptions
Chinese Journal of International Politics
There are currently two displays: “Aspects of Korean Folklore” at the Information Commons, and “The Buddhist and Daoist Paintings” on the 8th fl. of the Research Collection. Please let me know if you want to do a display for your classes, and we can work on the details.
Proposal for Digitizing Local Collections (please send your proposed titles to me by December 15, 2006)
The digitization project of Indiana University Libraries’ local collections plans to expand access to locally held materials by reformatting (primarily text-based) library holdings. These local digitization activities will complement regional (e.g., CIC, Indiana State Library) and national (e.g., Google Five, Open Content Alliance, GPO) projects. The focus at Indiana University will be on unique materials, titles of local interest, and collections of special strength.
Please let me know your comments on this project, and your recommendations for digitizing materials for either research or teaching purposes.
Scholarly Communication (please contact Prof. Richard Rubinger if you are interested in participating in the project)
The first project of Scholarly Communication is
VPN installation – This will configure your computer to connect to the IU network from an off-campus or wireless network connection.
A Quick Guide on the Selection of East Asian Fonts on Windows XP -- http://kb.iu.edu/data/amnh.htmlFor example, to use Chinese language settings in Windows XP in the Student Technology Centers (STCs), follow these steps:
The steps for selecting Japanese and Korean are similar to that of Chinese, and more straightforward.
Circulation of Periodicals in ALF
In order to provide the best service to our users, the Library has changed the circulation status of most periodicals in the ALF to NORMAL. This means that most of the periodicals in ALF (except Lilly or Archives holdings in the ALF, or pre-1821 publications) can now be circulated in the same way as monographs.