South Korea/ 4.2 Specific policy issues and recent debates  

4.2.11 New technologies and digitalisation in the arts and culture

The government has been implementing digitalization projects across sectors including arts and culture, cultural heritage, tourism, sports, and libraries. One of the core focus areas is to provide the space for cultural creation through such new digitalization paradigms such as Web 2.0 and social networks by establishing the open, shared, cooperative environment for the creation and use of cultural knowledge. The national library system has launched a new digital library system to cope with changes in such environment. The national digital library not only concentrates in converting existing repository to digitalized content but also provides various service to utilized such information at hand.

Chapter published: 29-11-2013