Korean Electronic Resources
This list is limited to electronic databases subscribed to the UCLA. UCLA faculty, students and staff with valid UCLA Logon ID can access restricted resources from home using UCLA's Bruin Online Proxy Server or VPN (Virtual Private Network).
2 new trial e-resources
- Kyobo Scholar (교보 스콜라) - full-text database of scholarly journal articles
- MBC Archive (MBC 아카이브) - database of multi media source produced by MBC (Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation) of Korea
Korean Infomation Service System (KISS) - Multidisciplinary full-text database of scholarly journal articles published from approximately 1300 research institutions.
DBpia - Multidisciplinary full-text database of Korean scholarly journal articles published by major Korean research institutions.
New Nonmun (학지사) - Full-text database of Korean scholarly journal articles.
E-articles (학술교육원) - Full-text database of Korean scholarly journal articles.
RISS International (학술연구정보서비스) - English language interface of RISS 학술연구정보서비스 offers an access to over 900,000 full-text journal articles from Korean research institutes, full-text of 380,000 masters and doctors theses from 140 Korean universities and bibliographic records of over 7 million materials in 500 Korean libraries.
Korea AtoZ (DB Media Contents Library) - Full-text of primary sources and classics in Korean studies.
KSI ebook - Selected full-text electronic books by the publisher, Hanguk Haksul Chongbo.
Choson Daily Newspaper Archive (조선일보 아카이브) - Note: working via VPN only at this moment
Digital Culture Art Course - Video lectures on Korean traditional and contemporary art and culture topics by scholars and specialists.
Korean History & Culture Research Database (한국역사문화 조사자료 데이터베이스) - Full-text of excavation reports, research reports about geography, history, ethnic customs and architecture.
History and Culture Database (진인진 역사문화시리즈) - Includes academic articles on history, anthropology, folklore, religion and art history.
LawnB (로앤비) - Legal resources including Korean laws, decisions, attorney, law firms, articles, e-books and many other law-related information.
EncyKorea (한국민족문화대백과사전) - Online version of Han'guk minjok munhwa tae sajon, the most frequently used encyclopedia on Korean Studies.
Kyongsong Ilbo (Keijo Nippo 경성일보)
Kyongsong Sinbo (경성신보 京城新報) - Japanese-language newspapers, published in Korea during the period of Japanese colonization. The articles are provided in PDF format and are not searchable.
Choson haengjong (조선행정 朝鮮行政) - Japanese-language periodical published by the Japanese colonial government in Korea from 1937-1944.
Hanguk kundae chapchison (한국근대잡지선) - Collection of magazines published in the early part of the 20th century.
Ilche ha sahoe undongsa charyojip (일제하사회운동사자료집) - Japanese-language government documents related to Korean’s social and resistance movements during the colonial period.
Han-Il Hoedam chonggukwon kwallyon munso (한일회담청구권관련문서) - Collection of documents related to negotiations for the compensations during the Korea-Japan normalization talks from 1952-1966.
Ilche ha chonsi chejegi chongchaek saryo chongso (일제하전시체제기정책사료총서) - Japanese language historical documents on Japanese colonial rules and policies that applied in Korea during the latter part of the colonial period (1937-1945).
Selected Korean Studies Web Resources
Korean Premodern History
Korean Modern History
Cultural Studies: Film, Drama, Documentary Films
ILM 2.0 (Korean)
MOVIE WEEK (Korean)