Now at KPK: A Digital Library!

Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S University of South Carolina Lancaster Over at my Academia.edu profile, my analytics place my Hallyu Bibliography posts in my top ten. Since the bibliography posts are helpful to KPK readers, I want to further assist Hallyu scholars and those working in the Digital Humanities (DH) field. To that end, I’ve been…

#digitalhallyu: Mindomo X Hallyu

At KPK, we receive frequent requests for information from people want to get up to speed on Hallyu quickly, but do not have much familiarity with Hallyu as a cultural movement. So, Kaetrena Davis Kendrick and I used Mindomo, a web-based mind-mapping tool, to create a visual of the basics of Hallyu, or the Korean…

CONFERENCE ABSTRACT (Panel Session): The Collective on 2/19/2015

Doing DH Library-Style The Collective Knoxville, TN • February 19-20, 2015 Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S. • University of South Carolina Lancaster This panel session reviews the meaning of Digital Humanities within the Library and Information Science framework, explores how the discipline is being applied in library settings, and demonstrates how DH projects support and serve library users and other…

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Fan Commentary: Yoon Mi Rae and Sony Pictures

The recent legal entanglement between Yoon Mi Rae (also known as Tasha) and Sony Pictures prompted K-pop fans to express their opinions about copyright, permission and global corporations. In “Yoon Mi Rae to Take Legal Action Against Sony Pictures for Using Her Song in ‘The Interview’ Without Permission,” Soompi writer kiddy_days writes that Yoon, legendary…

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IFANS PROJECT UPDATE: Online Interview with BigBang Fan

iFans: Mapping K-pop’s International Fandom is a digital project that examines the attitudes, practices and creative output of global K-pop fans. VIPs (as fans of BigBang are called) were given the opportunity to participate in an online interview with questions geared toward their experience as BigBang fans. Whale, a VIP, wrote about the criticisms about BigBang as well as the…