Vickie Doll

Chinese/Korean Studies Librarian
Primary office:
Watson Library

Area of responsibilities: China, Taiwan, North and South Korea, East Asia, and South Asia studies

Vickie provides leadership for China studies librarianship locally and nationally as the China studies librarian at the University of Kansas Libraries.  She also provides research consultation, collection development and library instruction for China, Korea, East Asia, and South Asia studies at KU and K-12 outreach for these countries and regions.  She serves as faculty liaison to academic departments and area study centers for collection, instruction and scholarly communication and engages in research and professional service.   

She is a member of the Library Faculty Committee of the Center for East Asian Studies at KU.  She has been serving as an Executive Board member of the Council on East Asian Libraries (CEAL) for more than a decade, as the chair of the CEAL Statistics since 1999; member of the China and Inner Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies; and member of the Chinese American Librarians Association, and member of the Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at KU and has served on the Advisory Board of CEAS  as well as the Committee on Chinese Materials of CEAL for many years.


East Asian studies information literacy and research skills for ancient and contemporary China, classical and contemporary Chinese language, literature, culture, history, art history, Korean studies, East Asian information technology, citation tools working with East Asian scripts, and China for K-12 studies.  See Vickie Doll’s Subject and course guides for details.


Professional and research interests include North America East Asian library collections assessments, Chinese electronic resource development, and the modern Chinese history.

Selected Awards & Honors

  • Gretchen and Gene A. Budig Distinguished Librarian Award (2014), University of Kansas Libraries (2014)
  • Inductee, Phi Beta Delta, Alpha Pi Chapter, University of Kansas, Phi Beta Delta, Alpha Pi Chapter, Honor Society for International Scholars, University of Kansas (2013)
  • Faculty Service Award, Center for East Asian Studies, University of Kansas, 2009


MA, Special Studies, University of Kansas;  BA, Tamkang University (Taipei, Taiwan) 




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