[KS] Collective subscription of Korean e-resources: Korea Foundation Support Program 2012

Miree Ku miree.ku at duke.edu
Tue Feb 28 17:02:25 EST 2012

Dear Korean Studies Scholars,

On behalf of the Korea Foundation<http://www.kf.or.kr/eng/06_res/res_not_view.asp?BBS_NO=3438&BASETYPE=BBS>, the Subcommittee on Korean Studies E-Resources would like to announce The Support for Korean Studies e-Resources (2012). We sincerely hope that institutions without any Korean studies librarian, in special, take full advantage of this grant program. Please share the following information with librarians at your own institution.
*       Object of the Support program:

      In response to the growing significance of online resources for education and research purpose, the Korea Foundation provides program support to eligible universities to offset the user/subscription fees that are required to access online Korean Studies e-Resources, for the benefit of Korea-related scholars and students. This program thus serves to complement the existing materials distribution program.

*       Summary of the Support program
o       Application deadline: March 12, 2012
o       Notification: by the end of March, 2012
o       Scope of Support: up to 50% of the user/subscription fees, but not to exceed $5,000
o       Applicable e-resources: online databases, e-journals, e-books, and other online resources offered by public institutions or private parties, such as e-Korean Studies (KISS, KSI e-book, Korea A2Z, Kdatabase, Kpjournal, LawnB), Nurimedia(DBpia, KRpia), e-articles, Kyobo Scholar, New-Nonmun, newspaper archives, RISS International, etc.

Please complete the program application form and submit it to the Foundation, by email (kmbang at kf.or.kr<mailto:kmbang at kf.or.kr>) or postal mail postmarked no later than March 12, 2012. The selected recipients will be notified individually by late March 2012. Please see attached documents for detailed information.

For detailed information on the Support program, please visit the Foundation website<http://www.kf.or.kr/eng/06_res/res_not_view.asp?BBS_NO=3438&BASETYPE=BBS> . For any inquiries about the Support program or the application procedures, please contact;

                Ms. Kyung-Min Bang
                Program Officer
                Media and Public Relations Center, The Korea Foundation
                e-mail: kmbang at kf.or.kr<mailto:kmbang at kf.or.kr>
Tel; 82-2- 2151-6543
Address: West 19F, Mirae Asset Center 1 Building, 67 Suha-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul 100-210 Korea

For detailed information on Korean database products or Korean e-resources, please refer to http://guides.library.duke.edu/korean_eresources and contact each database vendors directly.
*       e-Koreanstudies http://www.e-koreanstudies.com<http://www.e-koreanstudies.com/>
         Mr. Junho Lim  <jhlim at epanmun.co.kr<mailto:jhlim at epanmun.co.kr>>
         Tel: 82-2-2063-0606
*       Nurimedia http://nanc.nurimedia.co.kr<http://nanc.nurimedia.co.kr/>
         Mr. Jeha Yeon   <yjh at nurimedia.co.kr<mailto:yjh at nurimedia.co.kr>> or <global at nurimedia.co.kr<mailto:global at nurimedia.co.kr>>
         Tel: 82-2-710-5311
*       Other Databases<http://guides.library.duke.edu/content.php?pid=94649&sid=1527213> http://guides.library.duke.edu/content.php?pid=94649&sid=1527213

For any other comments and questions on Korean Studies E-Resources, please contact the Subcommittee members listed below.


Subcommittee on Korean Studies E-Resources<http://guides.library.duke.edu/korean_eresources>

Hee-Sook Shin (hs2148 at columbia.edu<mailto:hs2148 at columbia.edu>), Columbia University
Mikyung Kang (mlkang at fas.harvard.edu<mailto:mlkang at fas.harvard.edu>), Harvard University
Miree Ku (miree.ku at duke.edu<mailto:miree.ku at duke.edu>), Duke University (Chair)
Sun-Yoon Lee (sunyoonl at usc.edu<mailto:sunyoonl at usc.edu>), University of Southern California

Miree Ku
Korean Studies Librarian
Duke University, 227 Bostock
Box 90195, Durham, NC 27708-0195
Tel: 919-660-5817
Fax: 919-668-3134
Email: miree.ku at duke.edu<mailto:miree.ku at duke.edu>


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