ERIC Number: ED038145
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Apr-29
Reference Count: 0
Books and National Development. Seminar Report April 27-29, 1968, Academy House, Seoul.
Korean Publishers Association, Seoul.
Representatives from Korea, China, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, the United States and Southeast Asian Ministers of Education (SEAMES) attended an international seminar to reaffirm the importance of books as national development tools, to seek measures for having it reflected in the national policies and to promote international cooperation in book publishing. Subjects covered during the seminar were: (1) role of books in developing Korea, (2) role of books as a tool of national development, (3) publishing in Korea--a historical survey, (4) problems of Korea's publishing industry as seen through market survey, (5) textbooks in national educational development and (6) development of publishing industry and international cooperation. The panel discussion focused on international copyright protection. Resolutions adopted were: (1) books should be used as a vital tool of national development; (2) participating governments should stimulate such book-related efforts as library development and should give aid to publishers; (3) mutual cooperation among the countries of East Asia should be promoted to help solve mutual book problems; (4) an Asian Book Development Center should be established and (5) support was given to the Korean Publishers Association for its developmental projects such as the Book Bank and the National Book Development Council. (NH)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Korean Publishers Association, Seoul.
Identifiers: Korea; National Book Development Council