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Gyeonggi-do » Seongnam-si » Jangseogak Archives (한국학중앙연구원 장서각)

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Address
323, Haogae-ro, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do
경기도 성남시 분당구 하오개로 323
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-31-709-8111, +82-31-708-5439 (Korean)
Operating Hours
09:00~18:00
※ 09:00~21:00 from February 18, 2013
Closed
Every weekend, national holidays, June 30 (Anniversary of the opening of Jangseogak)
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Introduction

Jangseogak (장서각) was established by Yi Wang-jik in 1918 as a library for Korean studies. Since its opening, the library has housed archives of Korean classics and modern works as well as the Jangseogak documents, which were transferred from the Cultural Asset Management Bureau (now Cultural Heritage Administration of Korea) in 1971.

Jangseogak has a stack room, a space for collecting and arranging classical manuscripts and general books, a reading room, a room for references and genealogical records, a theses and periodicals room, an area for special documents, and rooms for filming, photocopying, and developing microfilms. It contains documents for scholastic research and education.

Most notably, the Jangseogak holds the Uigwe (287 types 490 books, or Royal Protocols of the Joseon Dynasty, and Donguibogam (25 volumes 25 books/Treasure No. 1085-2) documents, which are both listed on the UNESCO Memory of the World register.

Structure Size
2 ground level floors, 1 basement level (Total surface area 8,132㎡ (approximately 2,460 pyeong))
Collections Status
Library Collection
1) General books and Korean classics
  - General books: 357,161 books
  - Books transferred to Jangseogak: 82,749 books
  - General classics: 23,122 books (Korean classics)
  - Paperbacks: 25,178 books (Haseong paperbacks)
Total 465,088 books (as of the end of June, 2009)
2) Ancient documents: 11,677 documents
3) Microfilms: 29,747 rolls
4) Micro fiches: 3,118 fiches
5) Other non-book documents: 6,253 pieces
6) Documents designated as treasures
7) Other documents designated as cultural assets
Main Facilities
* F2
- Research room, MF photography room, ancient documents depository, Haseong books, Muhyeon books
* M2
- Ancient books room, special documents room
* F1
- Library & Information Team, resources room, stack rooms 1 and 2, depository, exhibition room
* B1
- General books stack room, publications management room, publications stack room
Directions
Moran Station (Seoul Subway Bundang Line), Exit 6.
Take Bus 5, 340 or 350, and get off at Academy of Korean Studies (한국학중앙연구원).
Go 130m forward to arrive at the Academy of Korean Studies.

OR

Yatap Station (Seoul Subway Bundang Line), Exit 3.
Take Bus 5, 340 or 350, and get off at Academy of Korean Studies (한국학중앙연구원).
Go 130m forward to arrive at the Academy of Korean Studies. 
Homepage
yoksa.aks.ac.kr
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

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