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Korea Foundation Grant to Support East Asian Studies

Mitsutaka Nakamura, Japanese and Korean studies librarian at Washington University Libraries, has been awarded a grant from the Korea Foundation to support the university’s Korean studies e-resources subscription expenses.

The $4,000 award from the Foundation will advance the field of Korean Studies at Washington University by enabling convenient access to a large number of Korean humanities and social sciences databases for students and scholars in the field of East Asian studies. Nakamura was also awarded a Korea Foundation grant last year to fund e-resources in Korean Studies at Washington University.

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 4,708 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.