Digitization Project for Korean Rare Books held Abroad

Korean Manuscript - further information available on Korean National Library Site: https://www.nl.go.kr/korcis/Summary: The project consists in examining, collecting and digitising Korea-related materials located overseas so as to establish a Korean Studies research information infrastructure and preserve a cultural heritage to be passed on to the future generation.

Type of Project: The documents come from a wide range of collections held in different countries around the world.

Countries Involved: 42

Websitewww.nl.go.kr/korcis

Detail

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Website

Description

The project consists in examining, collecting and digitising Korea-related materials located overseas so as to establish a Korean Studies research information infrastructure and preserve a cultural heritage to be passed on to the future generation.

Partners

  • National Library of Korea, Republic of Korea
  • Harvard-Yenching Library, United States
  • British Library, United Kingdom
  • 39 others

Duration

  • Ongoing (since 2006)

Access to Data and Documents

Available for free for use and non-commercial reuse .

Metadata is available for consultation on an on line catalogue, and available for reuse for free for non-commercial use.

Volumetry

100 000 documents

PAC (Preservation and Conservation), Digital preservation, digital unification

Last update: 24 July 2019