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Farewell, Kyungmi!

October 19, 2022
by Dr Regan Murphy Kao

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

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Introducing Aeon!

August 15, 2022
by Benjamin Lee Stone

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:

Judy Yung

Judy Yung papers open for research

May 26, 2022
by Emma Frothingham

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.

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