South Korea

Archives and Libraries

Authored by: Hyun-Yang Cho , Eun Bong Park , Soyeon Park , Jae-Hwang Choi , Seong Hee Kim , Jong-Yup Han

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Fourth Edition

Print publication date:  November  2017
Online publication date:  November  2017

Print ISBN: 9781466552593
eBook ISBN: 9781315116143
Adobe ISBN:

10.1081/E-ELIS4-120044840

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Abstract

This entry covers the development of libraries and archives in Korea, and with a focus on their current status and activities and their vision for the future. The authors present an overview of Korean institutional change, and describe recent government policies concerning libraries and archives. They also discuss various types of libraries as well as professional associations and educational programs for librarians and archivists.

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