B1A4 Kpopiana exhibit with Digital Documentation links.

The Digital Documentation Project: An Update

Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S. University of South Carolina Lancaster During KPK’s early days in 2011, Dr. Anderson and other KPK founders were having quite a difficult time accessing some Kpop entertainment companies’ artist websites.  They kept encountering what they called, “the circle of death,” and then timing out. I wasn’t having this problem and had just discovered the…

For Your Reading Pleasure: A Hallyu Bibliography, Part 4: GLOBAL IMPACT and GLOBALIZATION

Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S. University of South Carolina Lancaster Welcome to Part 4 of my ongoing series of bibliographic entries about Hallyu.   These entries are listed by year, not by author (TIP: If you know about a title or author and you want to see if it’s included in this listing, use the CTRL +F…

“Do Not Re-Upload” and Other Meaningless Phrases Used in Kpop Fan Content Production

Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S. University of South Carolina Lancaster “Do Not Re-Upload! If we found [sic] out that the — clip is re-uploaded, we won’t share a — clip again!” – Seen on YouTube (video uploaded on December 18, 2011). “Credits and shot by b——y. For foreign fans: Please DO NOT modify the film and DO…

For Your Reading Pleasure: Introducing A Hallyu Bibliography

Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S. University of South Carolina Lancaster Last month I shared why my background in Library and Information Science matches so well with the mission and work of KPK: Kpop Kollective.  One of the roles I play is information provider (billed “Research and Information Clearinghouse” on that fine chart from last month’s blog). More and…