The Department of Humanities and Publications of the Ministry of Culture is composed of four divisions. Its functions include the following:
Fostering, planning, coordinating, guiding, and enhancing the nation's overall level of culture and humanities.
Fostering the nation's literary talents and promoting their works.
Planning, coordinating, rewarding, and promoting all policies in relation to preserving the nation's dynamic and diverse culture.
Planning, researching, supporting, rewarding, and promoting the nation's legislation in relation to the publishing industry.
Fostering new talents and promoting exchanges in relation to the publishing industry.
Researching, gathering, coordinating, and publishing information in relation to the scope of work and standards of the publishing industry.
Supervising and guiding the nation's corporations and foundations in relation to the publishing industry.
Planning, researching, guiding, and supporting the nation's policies in relation to government publications; collecting and making publicly available information on publishing resources, research, and development.
Utilizing and safekeeping cultural creative materials from the public sphere such as pictures, books, and historic data; promoting, selling, distributing, and soliciting feedback on government publications.
All other developments related to humanities and the publishing industry.