28 October 2019
2018 saw the completion of an exciting five-year project, 'Window on Korea', initially launched on 21 June 2013.
The project – a collaboration between the University of Oxford and the National Library of Korea – involved the creation of a seminar room and a new Korean Studies Library section at the University’s Oriental Institute Library. As part of the project the National Library of Korea also committed to an initial donation of 3,000 books and further donations of 200 volumes to the Bodleian Libraries each year.
2019 marks the first anniversary of this renewed partnership and an opportunity to consider the impact of this project. Along with the incredibly valuable new Korean Studies Library section in the Oriental Institute, the collections have been expanded and