Visitor information

Collection materials: consultation and copy services

Opening hours

Monday-Friday, 9:30-17:30

※Closed on weekends, national holidays, and the university anniversary

Consulting the collection
  • Regular materials of the collection are accessible to the general public. Borrowing is limited to SNU members

  • Original materials of the ancient collection are not available for consultation. The use of alternative materials, such as microfilm and copies, is permitted
    ※ Please apply through the website at least seven days prior to the date on which you wish to consult the material

  • The institute’s website may be used to access information about preserved materials, consult photographic reproductions of the original documents, and request copies

  • Inquiries: (02) 880-5317

Copy services
  • Procedure: Homepage > Search material > Request a copy > Confirmation email > Fee payment (My page) > Image download / Hard copy delivery by courier
  • Images available on the website may be freely used, provided that the source is cited (Seoul National University Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies)
  • Images not available on the website may be requested for a fee
    ※ Please consult the information on fees for copy services
  • Processing period: within two weeks from the date of application
  • Inquiries : (02) 880-5316 (for image files)
    (02) 880-5320 (for printed copies)

Information on fees for copy services
Classification Standard fee Remarks
Microfilm If the user makes a copy directly 200 won / page For courier delivery, a shipment fee is payable upon delivery
If the user requests staff to make a copy 300 won / page
Image files Ancient books (standard format) 10,000 won / page *1 image: The maximum standard size for original material is 60x40cm. The number of images required is proportional to the amount of requested material (divided according to the above dimensions)
Special format materials (ancient maps, ancient documents, etc.) 30,000 won / image*

The Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies is a non-profit institution and cannot issue tax invoices.
(In case of online payment, it is possible to print Inisis receipts)