Member Spotlight

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We invite all of our members—old and new—to fill out the CEAL Member Spotlight Entry Submission Form, which will help us prepare a customized questionnaire for you to share your stories and journeys in the field. If you have any questions, please contact Shuqi Ye (East Asian Studies Librarian, University of Minnesota) or Brian Cheung (Librarian, China Section, ABA/Asian and Middle Eastern Division, Library of Congress).

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Featured member: Cecilia Zhang

Cecilia Zhang (she/they), or Liuyi Zhang in Chinese, has been the Chinese Studies Librarian at the University of Kansas since August 2022. How did your journey in working with East Asian libraries and collections begin? Were there any opportunities that encouraged you to step into the East Asian Studies Librarianship? […]

Featured member: Yoriko Dixon

Yoriko Dixon (she/her/hers) has been the Japanese Studies Librarian at the University of Wisconsin-Madison since May 2016. How did your journey in working with East Asian libraries and collections begin? I started at Duke Perkins Library in the acquisition department for ordering Japanese and, later, Korean materials for 13 years. […]

Featured member: Shuqi Ye

Shuqi Ye (she/her/hers) has been the East Asian Studies Librarian at the University of Minnesota since May 2022. How did your journey in working with East Asian libraries and collections begin? Were there any opportunities that encouraged you to step into the East Asian Studies Librarianship? When I was a […]

Featured member: Runxiao Zhu

Runxiao Zhu (she/her/hers) has been the East Asian Studies Librarian at the Oberlin College Libraries for seven years now. How did your journey in working with East Asian libraries and collections begin? Were there any opportunities that encouraged you to step into the East Asian Studies Librarianship? When I was […]

Featured member: Ellie Kim

Ellie Kim (she/her) has been the Korean Studies Librarian at the University of Hawaii at Manoa Library since 2019. How did your journey in working with East Asian libraries and collections begin? Were there any opportunities that encouraged you to step into the East Asian Studies Librarianship? I got my […]

Featured member: Matthew Hayes

Dr. Matthew Hayes (he/him/his) is the Librarian for Japanese Studies and Asian American Studies at Duke University. He has been in this position for about one year. How did your journey in working with East Asian libraries and collections begin? Were there any opportunities that encouraged you to step into […]