Kristina Troost
Japanese & Korean Studies Librarian

As the Japanese Studies Librarian in the Duke Libraries' Department of International and Area Studies, Kris' work includes research consultations, library instruction, collection building and web-based guides.  She served as Director of Graduate Studies for Duke's M.A. program in East Asian Studies  from 2008 to 2018. She has many professional interests, including premodern Japanese social and economic history, research methods, the history of the book in Japan, web archiving, scholarly communication and issues related to publishing.  She is an active member of Duke’s Asian | Pacific Studies Institute  and the Triangle Center for Japanese Studies  as well as several professional organizations, notably the Council on East Asian Libraries , the North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources , and the Association for Asian Studies.

Current Research Interests

Japanese Studies Librarianship
Web Archiving and Digital Tools
Premodern Japanese Social and Economic History 
History of the Book in Japan

Current Appointments & Affiliations

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