Developing Strategies for a Cooperative Repository Library at a Regional Level - the Case of Busan Metropolitan City -

지역 거점형 공동보존서고의 건립 및 운영 방안 - 부산시를 사례로 하여 -

  • 노지현 (부산대학교 문헌정보학과) ;
  • 조용완 (대구가톨릭대학교 도서관학과) ;
  • 이제환 (부산대학교 문헌정보학과)
  • Received : 2013.05.20
  • Accepted : 2013.06.27
  • Published : 2013.06.30


According to the Korean Library Act, a regional representative library is fully responsible for the integrated management of all collections held by local libraries. It intends to resolve space problem for collections and to prepare room for new materials in local libraries. Under the Act, a regional representative library should make a plan for a regional repository library to accomodate overflows from local library collections as soon as possible. The purpose of this study is to figure out the meanings of 'regional repository library' as a cooperative storage facility of local library collections, and to suggest the proper solutions for developing a regional repository library with case of Busan metropolitan city. To the end, this study (1) examined the extent of space shortage in local libraries of Busan, (2) assessed the needs of both local libraries and library users for a regional repository library, and finally, (3) suggested the detailed procedure and methods for establishing and managing a regional repository library in Busan metropolitan city.


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