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Grant Awarded to Support Korean Studies

The East Asian Library at Washington University has been awarded a grant from the Korea Foundation to support the university’s Korean studies e-resources subscription expenses. The grant is led by David Romney, subject librarian for East Asian languages and cultures.

The $5,000 award from the Foundation will support Korean studies at WashU by facilitating access to several Korean humanities and social sciences databases and electronic journals for students and scholars in East Asian studies.

about the east asian library

Part of the Washington University Libraries, the East Asian Library supports the teaching, study, and research needs of the Program in East Asian Languages and Cultures and other academic departments, schools, and programs at Washington University.

The library has over 168,271 books and bound serials, including 104,952 volumes in Chinese, 58,611 volumes in Japanese, and 5,160 volumes in Korean, plus extensive collections of microfiche, microfilm, and electronic resources. The library also houses about 800 volumes of rare and special books, manuscripts, and other materials.