Korean Electronic Resources
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- EncyKorea (한국민족문화대백과사전) - Online version of Han'guk minjok munhwa tae sajon, the most frequently used encyclopedia on Korean Studies.
- DBpia (디비피아) - full-text database of scholarly journal articles.
- Korean Infomation Service System: KISS (한국학술정보 학술데이터베이스) - full-text database of scholarly journal articles.
- Kyobo Scholar (교보 스콜라) - full-text database of scholarly journal articles
- 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) - RISS International is an integrated database search of full-text journal databases (include KISS and DBpia) and provide links to those databases. It also services theses & dissertations held in more than 150 universities in South Korea, and over 7 million bibliographic records
- KRpia - Full-text databases of primary sources in Korean Studies including Koryŏsa, Samguk sagi, Samguk yusa, Chŭngbo munhŏn pigo, and many other titles.
- CNC Academic Information - full-text database on literature, linguistics, history, geography, geology,
- KSI ebook - Selected full-text electronic books by the publisher, Hanguk Haksul Chongbo.
- Korea AtoZ (DB Media Contents Library) - Full-text of primary sources and classics in Korean studies.
- Korean History & Culture Research Database (한국역사문화 조사자료 데이터베이스) - Full-text of excavation reports, research reports about geography, history, ethnic customs and architecture.
Newspapers, Magazines, and Government Documents Archives
- Choson Daily Newspaper Archive (조선일보 아카이브) - Note: working via VPN only at this moment
- Naver News Library (네이버 뉴스라이브러리) - 동아일보, 경향신문, 매일경제, 한겨례
- 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.
- Hanguk kundae chapchison (한국근대잡지선) - Collection of magazines published in the early part of the 20th century.
- Choson haengjong (조선행정 朝鮮行政) - Japanese-language periodical published by the Japanese colonial government in Korea from 1937-1944.
- 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).
- MBC Archive (MBC 아카이브) - database of multi media source produced by MBC (Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation) of Korea
- Digital Culture Art Course - Video lectures on Korean traditional and contemporary art and culture topics by scholars and specialists.
- History and Culture Database (진인진 역사문화시리즈) - Includes academic articles on history, anthropology, folklore, religion and art history.
Social Science Database
- Korean Social Science Data Archive (KOSSDA=한국사회과학자료원)
- LawnB (로앤비) - Legal resources including Korean laws, decisions, attorney, law firms, articles, e-books and many other law-related information.
- North Korean Laws (북한법률DB) - resources on North Korean laws
Selected Korean Studies Web Resources
- Naver (Korean Portal Site)
- Who's who in Korea (JOINS)
- KINDS 검색 (Korean Integrated Newspaper Database System)
- Han'guk Kogo Hakhoe(한국고고학회) = The Korean Archeological Society
- Han'guk Sinsokki Yon'guhoe(한국신석기 연구회) = Korean Neolithic Research Society
Korean Premodern History
- Complete Collection of the Korean Study of Confucian Classics (한국경학자료시스템)
- Korean History : A Bibliography (compiled by Kenneth R. Robinson)
- Parhaesa (발해사)