"Digital collections in the Harvard-Yenching Library: Acquisitions and Services"
This presentation aims to provide overviews of management of the Harvard-Yenching Library digital collections within the centrally-supported Harvard Library systems. It covers digital collection development policy, acquisitions and storage of digital collections, various service platforms for different types and formats of digital collections. Also, issues of security and restrictions in use of digital collections and accessibility at Harvard will be included in the presentation.
Mikyung Kang is Librarian for the Korean Collection at the Harvard-Yenching Library, Harvard University, where she develops the Korean language collection, provides in-depth reference and consultation services, and conducted library instruction programs related to the Korean materials in Korean studies, in addition to her responsibilities in the Korean Rare Book Collection and Korea-related archival collections since 2006. Before joining Harvard, she worked as Korean Studies librarian at Stanford University’s East Asian Library and UCLA’s Richard C. Rudolph East Asian Library. She earned a B.A. from Korea’s Sookmyung Women’s University and a M.L.I.S. from UCLA.