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Meet the candidates: Kyung- Cheol Kim

Kyung- Cheol Kim
National Library of Korea

I’m glad to have a chance to introduce myself. My name is Kyung- Cheol Kim  (Please call me Kim). I have working for National Library of Korea Since March 2014. Before, I had have an various experiences of library fields as librarian,  educator, comittee member, especially special library fields, for more than 14 years.

Last 5 years, as Staff of National Library, major works are Digital Library Planning Division (Open Access Policy & Project, Web Archiving Project, Policy Information Library Association Management)  and Collection Management & Reading and Reference Service.

As you Know, National Library of Korea is leader of  public libraries as a legal and real role.   I think that public libraries are main facilities of country for education and knowledge sharing to people.  So, Improvement on policy of public libraries are still main issue of most of countries. My experience support a enough motivation to be a committee member.

I hope to contribute a my effort to develop, apply and exchange with other countries on successful policy and useful information during committee activities.

For more information about voting for members of the Public Libraries Standing Committee take the time to read our post

Meet the candidates: Byong Joon Na

Byong Joon Na
Library Director
Chungnam Library

Republic of Korea

I have worked as a librarian in public libraries for the last 20 years.
I am currently the director of the Chungnam Library
I would like to spread my dreams and passion at IFLA  if I have an opportunity.
I will devote my best to the development of the public library.
In addition, I will continue to study for the better tomorrow of the IFLA Public Libraries Standing Committee.

To contribute sustainable development of IFLA, l would like to carry out the following activities as a member of the Public Library Section  with creative passion.

First, Contributes to the development of public libraries by carrying out various projects,

Second, Developed a standard manual for the operation of public libraries to disseminate them to libraries in member countries and provide the basis for library operations,

Third, I will develop an online community space for mutual cooperation and communication, which is a public library in the world,

Finally, I want to establish a network of libraries through cyber space to promote all public libraries in member countries.


For more information about voting for members of the Public Libraries Standing Committee take the time to read our post.