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A Study on the Size of the Public Libraries in Korea (우리나라 공공도서관의 규모에 관한 연구)

  • Kim, Young-Seok
    • Journal of Korean Library and Information Science Society
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    • v.44 no.2
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    • pp.377-398
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    • 2013
  • In terms of expanding the infrastructure of public libraries, building many small-size libraries is more efficiency than building a small number of big size libraries. Korean public libraries have been built in big-size in compare to the public libraries in the developed countries. This study aims to analyse why the majority of the Korean public libraries have been built in middle and large size and the floor space of 791 public libraries were examined. It was revealed that the average floor space of 791 public libraries is $2,495m^2$. The study aims to find what policy on library building should be considered to expand effectively the infrastructure of public libraries.

A Study on the Effective Enhancement of the Public Library Infrastructure in Korea: Focusing on the Operation of Small Public Libraries in the UK (우리나라의 효율적인 공공도서관 확충 방안 연구 - 영국의 작은 공공도서관 운영 사례를 중심으로 -)

  • Kim, Young-Seok
    • Journal of Korean Library and Information Science Society
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    • v.38 no.1
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    • pp.29-48
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    • 2007
  • The number of public libraries in Korea has been dramatically increased over the last 40 years. since the first Korean Libraries Act was passed in 1963. However, the public library infrastructure is still inadequate and there is a big difference between the number of public libraries in Korea and western countries. This result proves that Korea's method of enhancing its public library infrastructure has not been effective. Therefore, this study suggests the building of small, rather than large. public libraries as a more effective means of enhancing the public library infrastructure in Korea - the method adopted in Great Britain.

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The Direction for Improvement of Public Library Cooperation in Incheon (인천광역시 공공도서관 상호협력 활성화 방안에 관한 연구)

  • Kang, Sook-Hee
    • Journal of Korean Library and Information Science Society
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    • v.41 no.3
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    • pp.69-98
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    • 2010
  • This study reviewed the library cooperation of the National Library of Korea and regional public libraries in Korea, and analyzed the actual condition and cooperation program of public libraries in Incheon. The results of this study proposed some directions to improve cooperation among public libraries in Incheon as follows: to strengthen infrastructure of local public libraries; to build up the position of regional representative library and set up effective management of library policy organization authorities; to resolve the problems derived from multiple administrations and harmonize communications among public libraries; to appoint and administer strongpoint libraries; to specialize local libraries concerning characteristics; to expand and improve the existing library cooperative programs such as shared purchasing, interlibrary loan, preservation, cooperation with small libraries etc.

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A Study on the History and Development of Friends of Libraries Groups in Public Libraries (공공도서관에서 '도서관의 친구'의 발전과정에 관한 연구)

  • Kim Young-Seok
    • Journal of Korean Library and Information Science Society
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    • v.36 no.4
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    • pp.285-307
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    • 2005
  • This study is an attempt to encourage the establishment of Friends groups in Korean public libraries and to provide library staff and local people some details on how friends groups were being developed in public libraries in other countries. friends groups can be established by those who are library volunteers and are willing to support their library. Public library personnel and particularly the Korean Library Association play an important role in initiating and operating Friends groups in Korean public libraries.

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A Study on Faceted Navigation of the Public Libraries (공공도서관의 패싯 내비게이션에 관한 연구)

  • Yoo, Yeong-Jun
    • Journal of Korean Library and Information Science Society
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    • v.45 no.1
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    • pp.339-358
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    • 2014
  • This study aims to construct faceted navigation useful for domestic users through analyzing English and North American public libraries' faceted navigations. The 19 domestic libraries and the 12 foreign libraries has been chosen for analyzing their unique facets. Although the domestic libraries' facets had no differences to the domestic universities' facets, the North American libraries have their unique facets. Those facets are target audience, genre, library list, user tags, and availability related facets and the facets are mainly to improve user's usability in using library catalog. Adopting the facets in domestic public libraries by using Fixed-Length data elements of KORMARC, domestic public libraries will enhance usability of library users in retrieving library materials.

A Study on the Perception of Professionalism for Librarians in Korean Public Libraries (공공도서관 사서 전문직 인식에 관한 연구)

  • Oh, Haeyeon;Kim, Giyeong
    • Journal of the Korean Society for information Management
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    • v.32 no.3
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    • pp.237-260
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    • 2015
  • This study attempts to investigate the perception of professionalism of librarians in public libraries and difference in that regard between librarians and library users in terms of branding and brand communication. To achieve this goal, a series of statistical analysis was conducted using a questionnaire survey of librarians in public libraries and library users. The results showed that brand communication between public librarians and library users is inactivated for each element. Therefore, they need external branding that relates to the public libraries and librarians characteristics in professionalism for library users and internal branding that relates to librarian's professionalism and the expertise of librarians so as to improve brand communication further.

Perceived Needs of Users toward Public Library Services in Busan (부산지역 공공도서관에 대한 이용자 인식과 요구 분석)

  • Chang, Durk Hyun
    • Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science
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    • v.54 no.1
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    • pp.51-70
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    • 2020
  • The study strives to shed a light on the users' perception and demand on public libraries in Busan area through a survey asking the facility, materials and service conditions in public libraries. Data are drawn from a survey with three hundred respondents. The survey was implemented to figure out current status and needs regarding library facility, materials, and cultural programs. Supporting data are collected via interview as well. Since this paper discusses such an issue as current situation in public libraries, this study could provide the policy makers with basic information in developing and improving public library programs in Busan area.

A Study on the Establishment of the East German Public Libraries after Unification during 15 Years (통독 후 15년간 동독 공공도서관의 정착에 관한 연구)

  • Ro, Moon-Ja
    • Journal of the Korean BIBLIA Society for library and Information Science
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    • v.20 no.4
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    • pp.223-236
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    • 2009
  • This study focuses on how public libraries in East Germany adjusted themselves into new environments after the unification during 15 years(1990~2005). First, system and operation of East Germany's public libraries are studied and public libraries in West and East Germany are compared before the unification. After public libraries in East Germany became unified with West Germany, the structure of East Germany's public libraries changed, many of public libraries and labor libraries were closed and collection in those libraries was discarded or replaced. Thus, it is studied how libraries enhanced their capabilities and discovered their roles or identities in changing situations in this research.

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A Comparative Study on the Function of Public Library and LifeLong Learing Center (공공도서관과 평생학습관의 기능 비교 연구)

  • 조은숙;남태우
    • Proceedings of the Korean Society for Information Management Conference
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    • pp.277-284
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    • 2003
  • 최근 평생교육기관으로서의 공공도서관의 기능이 확대되면서 몇몇 공공도서관이 평생학습관으로 바뀌었다. 이에 공공도서관과 평생학습관의 서비스기능 차이를 비교 분석하여 공공도서관의 정보제공기능 역할재정립, 공공도서관에서의 평생학습프로그램의 변화, 도서관행정체계의 단일화를 통한 지역사회에서의 공공도서관의 정체성을 확립하고자 하였다.

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