The LTI Korea Library continues to collect bibliographic resources related to Korean works, translated across 39 languages worldwide, and makes them available to the public. In addition to its print and digital collections, the Library also provides information on other titles.

History

Year Description
1996 Started compiling bibliographies of Korean literature with the establishment of the Korean Literature Translation Fund
2001 Begin establishing the database of bibliography of Korean literature in translation since the Literature Translation Institute of Korea has established (Project of Yonsei University's European Culture and Information Center)
  • Surveying and listing the bibliography of Korean literature in translation
  • Collecting translated books that were published worldwide
2002 253 books on Korea donated by the Underwood collection of Yonsei University
2006 Exhibited books donated by the committee of the Frankfurt Book Fair 2005 when inviting Korea as the guest of honor
2007 Opening of the LTI Korea Library and beginning to provide library catalogue on the translated books
2011 Reflecting UNESCO Index Translation bibliography information to the bibliographies
2013 Publishing '2013 Bibliography of Korean Literature in Translation'
2014 Establishing contents management system and new digital library website to provide the bibliographies of Korean literature with various linked information
2015 In 2015, the LTI Korea e-Library was launched to provide bibliographic information on Korean literature

Classification

The Library follows its own classification system for literature (800), Korean literature (810) and children's literature (J). The 5th edition of the Korean Decimal Classification (KDC) is applied to the rest.

Literature (800)

Classification num. Category
Literature 800 Literature
801 Philosophy and theory
802 Literary composition (Rhetoric)
809 History and criticism of literature
Korean Literature 810 Korean literature
810.8 History and criticism of Korean Literature
811 Contemporary poetry
811.82 Anthology of contemporary poetry
812 Contemporary drama
812.82 Anthology of contemporary drama
813 Contemporary fiction
813.82 Anthology of contemporary fiction
814 Contemporary essays
814.82 Anthology of contemporary essays
815 Classics
815.1 Poetry
815.2 Drama
815.3 Fiction
815.4 Essays
815.5 Folktale
816 Contemporary journals, letters, and travelogues
817 Mixed genres
818 Periodicals
World Literature 820~890 Literature in other countries
820 Chinese literature
830 Japanese literature and Other Asian literature
839 Other Asian literatures
840 English and American literatures
850 German literature
860 French literature
870 Spanish and Portuguese literature
880 Italian literature
890 Other literatures
892.96 Czech literatures
J Children’s Book 100 Picture Books for Young Children
200 Literature for Children and Adolescents
210 Old Story
220 Creative Story
230 Song & Poem
240 Diary, Essay, Letter, Prose
300 Life of Children
400 Science of Children
500 Arts of Children

 

Non-Literature (000~700, 900)

Classification num. Category
General works 000 General works
010 Books, Bibliography
020 Library and information science
030 General encyclopedias
040 General collected essays
050 General serial publications
060 General Societies
070 Newspapers, Journalism
080 General collected works
090 Materials of province
Philosophy 100 Philosophy
110 Metaphysics
120 Epistemology, causation, anthropology
130 Systems of philosophy
140 Chinese classics
150 Orient philosophy and thought
160 Western philosophy
170 Logic
180 Psychology
190 Ethics, moral philosophy
Religion 200 Religion
210 Comparative religion
220 Buddhism
225 Missionary activities
230 Christian religion
240 Taoism
250 Chondoism
260 Shintoism
270 Hinduism, Brahmanism
280 Islam, Mohammedanism
290 Other religions
Social sciences 300 Social sciences
310 Statistics
320 Economics
330 Sociology and social problems
340 Political sciences
350 Public administration
360 Jurisprudence
370 Education
380 Customs, Etiquette, Folklore
389 Anthropology
390 Military science
Natural science 400 Natural science
410 Mathematics
420 Physics
430 Chemistry
440 Astronomy
450 Earth science
460 Mineralogy
470 Life science
480 Botany
490 Zoological science
Technology 500 Technology
510 Medical science
517 Promotion of health, public health & preventive medicine
520 Agriculture
530 Engineering, technology, civil and environmental engineering
540 Architecture engineering
550 Mechanical engineering
560 Electrical and electronic engineering
570 Chemical Engineering
580 Manufactures
590 Human ecology
Arts 600 Arts
610 Architecture
620 Sculpture & plastic art
630 Artistic industry, decorative arts
640 Calligraphy
650 Painting
657 Caricatures, illustration
660 Photography
670 Music
680 Stage presentations & medium art
688 Motion pictures
690 Amusements, sports and physical training
Language 700 Language
710 Korean language
720 Chinese language
730 Japanese and other Asian languages
740 English
750 German
760 French languages
770 Spanish and Portuguese language
780 Italian languages
790 Other languages
History 900 History
910 Asia
920 Europe
930 Africa
940 North America
950 South America
960 Oceania
970 Polar regions
980 Geography
990 Biography
Questions or Feedback Librarian HyeYoung Kim library@klti.or.kr