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Korean Collections Consortium of North America: About KCCNA

Milestones

1994 University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University, Harvard University, University of Hawai‘i, at Mānoa, University of Southern California, and University of Washington first launched the Consortium.
1995  University of Chicago joined the Consortium
1996  University of California, Los Angeles join the Consortium
1997  University of Toronto joined the Consortium as the first institution in Canada.
1999  The Consortium concluded an initial five-year program successfully.
2000  The proposal to the Korea Foundation for the funding of the second five-year program (2000-2004) was approved.
2003  University of Michigan joined the Consortium.
2005  The Consortium concluded the second five-year program successfully.
2006  The proposal to the Korea Foundation for the funding ($30,000 per year) of the third five-year program (2006-2011) was approved.
2006  Two universities on the West Coast, Stanford University and the University of British Columbia, Canada, joined the Consortium.
2011 The Consortium concluded the third five-year program successfully.
2012 The proposal to the Korea Foundation for the funding ($20,000 per year) of the fourth five-year program (2012-2016) including two new memberships, Duke University and Princeton University was approved.
2016 The Consortium concluded the fourth five-year program successfully.
2017 The proposal to the Korea Foundation for the funding ($18,000 per year for collection development, $10,000 per year for research grant, and $8,218 for LibGuides and LibAnswers) of a three-year program (2017-2020) was approved. University of British Columbia withdrew its membership from the Consortium.

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