Librarian for Chinese Studies & Coordinator for East Asian Collection (EAC) Management
Luo Zhou is the Librarian for Chinese Studies & Coordinator for East Asian Collection (EAC) Management in the International and Area Studies Department of Duke University Libraries. She oversees and maintains the daily operation of East Asian Collection management; serves as the central liason for the East Asian Collection with other DUL departments as well as professional libraries; coordinates the outreach activities involving the East Asian collection with faculty and students from departments and centers; and serves as the central liaison for East Asian Collection for DUL at national associations like Ivy Plus and CEAL.
Her work as a subject librarian includes research consultations, library instruction, collection building and web-based guides. She has many professional interests, including research methods, digitization, web collection and China’s publishing history. She is an active member of Duke’s Asian | Pacific Studies Institute.
Luo is currently leading "The Memory Project", an extensive collection of oral history on one of modern China's most traumatic episodes, the Great Famine of 1958-1962. She's the author of Catalogue of Chinese Ancient Books in Duke University Libraries. She 's the co-curator of the travelling exhibit of Sidney Gamble Photographs in China 2013-2014, at Rubenstein Library in 2015. She also co-translated "China and the Allies" in 2014.