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…

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…

iFans Update: What Fans Think about SNSD

As you know, iFans: Mapping Kpop’s International Fandom is a study seeking to understand the attitudes of global fans of K-pop’s most successful groups. You can now view the results of the analysis of the survey data and an email interview with a fan of SNSD!  Click here to view the What Fans Think section…

JOURNAL ARTICLE: Journal of Creative Library Practice

Keeping the ‘L’ in digital: Applying LIS Core Competencies to Digital Humanities Work Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S. • University of South Carolina Lancaster ABSTRACT: Digital Humanities (DH) has struggled with an identity since its contemporary emergence in the early 2000s; however, a succinct definition exists, placing many core activities of the field squarely in the domain of modern…

CFP: K-POP AND K-DRAMA FANDOMS

CFP: K-POP AND K-DRAMA FANDOMS Special issue of Journal of Fandom Studies Guest Editors: Crystal S. Anderson and Doobo Shim This special issue responds to the well-established and global subculture of fans of Korean popular music (K-pop) and Korean television drama (K-drama). K-pop and K-drama are the products of Hallyu, a cultural movement from Korea…