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Korea Studies e-Resources 한국어

한 국 학     관 련     인 터 냇     정 보    
Korean Studies e-Resources

 

This page provides internet resources concerning Korean Studies. In this site, you can access from general information of Korea to scholarly works and documents for Korean Studies. You can search information and documents in the websites by entering a keyword, author, or title. Many of the websites allow you to access full text but there are websites that limits you to read only index or abstracts.

종 합 검 색 싸 이 트 / General Resources

 

Title

학 술 정 보 서 비 스 KSI (Korean Studies Information)

URL

http://www.kstudy.com/

Provider

Korean Studies Information Co, Ltd

Contents

This site contains almost 80, 000 periodicals, publications, scholarly articles, theses, scholarly journals, documents, e-books and old texts in the fields of science, agriculture, human science, social science, language and medical studies.By typing a keyword, author, title, or title of a publication, you can access the index of materials but you cannot view the full texts because it is a pay site.

 

Title

국 가 지 식 포 털 Korea Knowledge Portal

URL

http://www.knowledge.go.kr/index.jsp

Provider

KADO (Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion)

Contents

National Knowledge and Information Resources provides the various data, which national agencies use.This site shares a network with ten other national and governmental agencies, such as the Korean Film Archive, Korean Studies Advancement Center, Korean Science and Engineering Foundation, The Comprehensive Culture and Arts Information System, and The Korean National History Research Information Service. It is an information database concerning education, science and engineering, culture, IT, construction, transportation, industry, business, biology, and oceanography. Some contents are shown as full texts but many are limited to abstracts.

 

Title

디 지 털 한 국 학 Korean Studies on the Net

URL

http://koreandb.kdaq.empas.com/

Provider

Empas

Contents

This site, even if it does not pursue profound academic topics, provides diverse and notable information of Korean tradition, history, life in the Chosun dynasty, traditional cultures, religions, historical figures, portraits of historical figures, literature, traditional music and mluti-media service about Korean traditional music.

 

Title

한 국 학 Gateway to Korean Studies

URL

http://www.aks.ac.kr/Gateway/

Provider

The Academy of Korean Studies

Contents

This site has collected 12 essential databases for Korean Studies such as, the Korean Classics Research Institute, National Institute of Korean History, Independence Hall of Korea, Gyujanggak Archives at Seoul National University, the Academy of Korean Studies, the War Memorial of Korea, Korea Democracy Foundation, Ministry of Patriot and Veterans Affairs and the Korean Studies Advancement Center.As such, this site contains a collection of materials concerning the independence movement, cultural historical materials of the royal household, the collection of Korean classic original works, materials concerning the study of Confucianism in Korea , old documents kept by reputable families, historical materials concerning the democratization movement and also the Korean War.

 

Title

코 리 아 넷 Korea Net: Gateway to Korea

URL

http://www.korea.net/

Provider

The Korean Overseas Information Services

Contents

Korea.net, the official English homepage of the Korean government, provides information on contemporary Korean society.For example: daily news from South Korea, information on North Korea, current political and social issues, the economy, travel guides, Korean food information, culture, maps of Koreaand Seoul, information on Korean people, and also Hangul, the Korean alphabet.

 

Title

한 국 학     중 앙 연 구 원 The Academy of Korean Studies

URL

http://www.aks.ac.kr/aks_kor/aks.aspx

Provider

The Academy of Korean Studies

Contents

This site includes bibliographic information about Korean Studies, Korean Study centers, followships for Korean Studies, programs, research projects and international cooperation for Korean Studies. In addition, it also provides Korean traditional music database, Korean historical figure database, and digital library for Korean Studies. However, service is limited to abstract and index viewing.

 

Title

한 국 문 학 영 역 작 품 데 이 타 베 이 스 Korean Bibliography Database

URL

http://www.kcaf.or.kr/trnsinfo/html/index.htm

Provider

Arts Council Korea

Contents

This site provides bibliographic information about 1, 800 modern Korean literary works which have been translated into English. This site is limited to index service only.

 

Title

국 립 국 어 연 구 원 / The National Institute of the Korean Language

URL

http://www.korean.go.kr/

Provider

The National Institue of the Korean Language

Contents

The National Institute of the Korean Language introduces guidelines on orthography, standard Korean, the way to Romanize Korean words, an encyclopedia of standard Korean, information and a bibliography of the Korean language.

 

Title

한 국 역 사 정 보 통 합 시 스 템 Korean History On-line

URL

http://www.koreanhistory.or.kr/index.jsp

Provider

Korean History Information Center

Contents

Korean History on-lineis a networking system by 12 governmental organizations providing historical data such as documents of the Chosun dynasty and modern Korea, a list of research papers on the independence movement, archives for discontinued publication, materials related to the Korean war, data on historical women, old books, old documents, old maps, governmental periodicals, newspaper archives, multimedia, and national treasures.

 

Title

북 한 전 문 검 색 DPRK Search Engine

URL

http://www.dprksearch.net/

Provider

DPRK Search

Contents

As a search engine for information on North Korea, this site includes general information on North Korea from A to Z. For example, searches for information on North Korean newspapers, human rights issues, geography, technology, language, research centers, religion, and culture are available.

 

Title

연 세 한 국 어 사 전 Yonsei Korean Dictionary

URL

http://clid.yonsei.ac.kr:8000/dic/default.htm

Provider

CLID Yeonsei University (Center of Language Information Development)

Contents

Yonsei Korean Dictionary includes 52, 000 vocabulary words, those which are used most frequently in daily life, and offers examples of phrases and sentences in the way that they are used in everyday situations.

 

Title

한 국 학 영 문 용 어 . 용 례 사 전 Glossary of Korean Studies

URL

http://www.aks.ac.kr/glossary/default.asp

Provider

The National Institue of the Korean Language

Contents

This site provides 7, 000 glossaries for Korean Studies. In particular, as a reference for translating data about Korean studies into English, the glossaries, which were selected among the renowned Korean publications translated into English, follow the Romanization method of Mccune-Reishauer.

 

Title

한 국 민 족 문 화 사 전 Encyclopedia of Korean Culture

URL

http://www.koreandb.net/dictionaries/index.aspx

Provider

Digital Korean Studies

Contents

This encyclopedia mainly provides explanations for 1, 299 essential keywords concerning Korean tradition and Culture.

 

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학 술 지 , 논 문 검 색 / Scholarly Papers

 

Title

학 술 연 구 정 보 서 비 스 Research Information Service System

URL

http://www.riss4u.net/index.jsp

Provider

Research Information Service System

Contents

This site is in a network with major Korean university libraries and governmental agencies, and provides an academic bibliographic DB, international academic DB, dissertations, theses, and information from seminars and conferences. One can search articles, theses, dissertations, books, periodicals, and scholarly documents concerning the fields of Human Science, Social Science, Natural Science, Technology and Engineering, Management and Economics, Education, Art, Pharmacology and Medicine. In addition, this site is in a network with Nii (Japan), OCLC (USA), British Library (England), and Kinetica (Australia) and provides an index for international journals, some selected prominent MA and PHD dissertations, and a bibliography. Since this is a pay-site, it provides indexes and abstracts, but members can download many materials in full text.

 

Title

디 비 피 아 DBPIA

URL

http://dbpia3.dbpia.co.kr/

Provider

Kyobo Mungo and Nuri Media

Contents

This site contains 761 academic digital journals in the fields of Economics, Management, Education, Theology, Medicine, Human Science, Natural Science, Technology, Sociology, Language, Law, and Administration and provides index services only. This is a pay-site.

 

Title

전 국 대 학 교 학 위 논 문 검 색 Thesis.or.kr

URL

http://thesis.or.kr/index.jsp

Provider

Seoul National University Library

Contents

101 universities participate in this site and provide 54, 000 BA, MA, and PHD theses and dissertations. Index and abstract view only.

 

Title

학 회 지 Links for Scholarly Papers

Contents

In this site, 40 sites by Academic associations concerning Korean Language, Literature, Buddhism, Politics, History, Economics, Religion, and Folklore Studies are linked. The articles and journals which were published by the associations are available for download.

 

Title

북 한 학 전 자 도 서 관 KP Journal

URL

http://www.kpjournal.com/     

Provider

Korea Contents Lab

Contents

This site provides a list of 18 scholarly journals which are published in North Korea. The journals mainly cover the fields of biology, science, technology, medical science, pharmacology, geography, electronics, electricity, and chemistry and the site provides free download service for some materials, but most of them are only available as indexes, as this is a pay site

 

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인 터 냇 저 널 검 색 / Journals

 

Title

일 반 저 널 Journal Links

Contents

In this site, 8 journals concerning Korean Studies, Buddhism, literature, society, and politics are available.

 

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도 서 관 / Libraries Index only

 

Title

도 서 관 \ 관 련 싸 이 트

URL

http://delias.dongeui.ac.kr/links/links.html

Provider

Dongeui University

Contents

This site contains 619 sites by university libraries, special or expert libraries, public libraries, library-related sites, science of document and information departments, and some personal homepages.

 

Title

국 가 전 자 도 서 관 National Digital Library

URL

http://www.dlibrary.go.kr/

Provider

The National Digital Library

Contents

This site is an integrated site that is directly connected to the National Library of Korea, National Assembly Library, Court Library of Korea, Korean Institute of Science and Technology Information, Korean Academic and Research Information Service, and KAIST (Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) Science Library.

 

Title

국 립 중 앙 도 서 관 The National Library of Korea

URL

http://www.nl.go.kr/

Provider

The National Library of Korea

Contents

The National Library of Korea contains old books, doctoral dissertations in the field of Human science, Korean classics collections, old Korean novels written in Korean, historical materials written in Japanese, overseas documents and material related to Korea, serials (~1950), discontinued publications (~1997), official gazettes, collections from abroad, and newspaper archives (~1945).

 

Title

한 국 학 전 자 도 서 관     K Database

URL

http://www.kdatabase.com/index.aspx

Provider

KOLAB

Contents

This site mainly contains a database concerning modern Korean History. For example, it provides publications, documents, articles, dissertations, and theses concerning Korean politics, social movements, the history ofNorth Korea , and a history of economics from 1945 to 2000.

 

Title

국 회 도 서 관 National Assembly Library

URL

http://www.nanet.go.kr/

Provider

National Assembly Library

Contents

National Assembly Library provides a book catalog, doctoral and masters theses catalog, periodicals indexes since 1910, series catalog, government publications, government series, the national assembly history, national assembly national reports, analysis of social problems, Korea-related materials from overseas, old and rare books, follow-ups on the national audits from 1988 to 2000, and speeches by the chairman of the assembly.

 

Title

규 장 각 Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies

URL

http://kyujanggak.snu.ac.kr/index.jsp

Provider

Seoul National University, Kyuganggak Institute for Korean Studies

Contents

The Kyujanggak contains about 260.000 items total, of which about 175.000 are old books. In this library, national treasures, treasures, old rare books, old texts, old maps, and old documents are provided, as image files and vods . Additionally, it also gives bibliographical explanations about the old texts and rare books.

 

Title

국 사 편 찬 위 원 회 National Institue of Korean History

URL

http://www.history.go.kr/

Provider

National Institute of Korean History

Contents

This site provides DB for important historical materials, documents, and old texts from ancient Korea to modern Korea, including audio-visual documents. For example, Records of Capital Bureaus, Collections of Korean Ancient Histirical Materials, Translated Records of the Border Defense Command, Data of Republic of Korea,   materials and documents concerning Korean Independent Movement, History of Japanese occupation are constructed as DB.

 

Title

LG 상 남 언 론 재 단 LG Sangnam Press Foundation

URL

http://www.lgpress.org/library/newpaper.asp

Provider

Korea Literature Translation Institute

Contents

This is the only site which provides an original text, as an image file, of the Dongnip Sinmun which was published from 1896 to 1899. In the archives, a search by date is available.

 

Title

한 국 문 학 번 역 원 Korea Literature Translation Institute

URL

http://www.korealit.net/

Provider

Korea Literature Translation Institute

Contents

This site translates Korean literary works into various languages. In addition, it provides e-texts, a visual dictionary of Korean culture, interviews with authors, and literature lectures.

 

Title

한 국 영 상 자 료 원 Korean Flim Archive

URL

http://www.koreafilm.or.kr/main/index.asp

Provider

KOFA (Korean Flim Archive)

Contents

Kofa provides a list of major Korean movies, information concerning movie-making, actors/actresses, directors, and reports and articles on Korean movies.

 

Title

한 국 영 화 데 이 터 베 이 스 KMDB

URL

http://www.kmdb.or.kr/

Provider

KOFA (Korean Flim Archive)

Contents

KMDB contains a list of all Korean movies. Search by title, release date, genre, and keyword is available.

 

Title

한 국 고 전 의 세 계

URL

http://gojun.knu.ac.kr/

Provider

Professor. Kim Munki at National University of Kyeong Buk

Contents

This site is run by Professor Kim Munki at the National University of Kyeong Buk and provides full texts of old Korean literary works, which introduce some Korean traditional culture. In addition, he provides his articles and papers in regards to old Korean literature, including a dictionary of Korean verse.

 

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고 서 전 자 원 문 검 색 / Old Texts

 

Title

한 글 대 장 경 Hangul Tripitaka

URL

http://ebti.dongguk.ac.kr/h_tripitaka/main.html

Provider

Dongguk The Sutras Translation Insititute 

Contents

This site provides the full text of the Korean Tripitaka, or Buddhist Canon.

 

Title

유 교 문 화 종 합 정 보 Database on Cofucian Culture

URL

http://yukyo.koreastudy.or.kr/index.jsp

Provider

Korean Studies Advancement Center

Contents

This site provides comphrehensive information on Korean Confucianism. So, it contains 170,000 items of material, including old books, old documents, and wooden printing blocks and 448 copies of 36 national treasures concerning Confucianism. In addition, it provides a database of the biographies regarding Confucian scholars, and the collection of the classics written by some of the most prominent stylist of the time.

 

Title

조 선 왕 조 실 록 The Annals of the Choson Dynasty

URL

http://sillok.history.go.kr/main/main.jsp

Provider

National Institute of Korean History

Contents

This site provides the full text of the Annals of the Chosun Dynasty which comprises 1,893 books covering 472 years (1392-1863) of the history of the Chosun Dynasty, from the reign of King Taejo, the founder, to the end of the reign of King Cheoljong.

 

Title

승 정 원 일 기 Daily Record of the Royal Secretariat of Choson Dynasty

URL

http://sjw.history.go.kr/main/main.jsp

Provider

National Institute of Korean History

Contents

The Seungjeongwon Ilgi, or The Diaries of Royal Secretariat of the Chosun Dynasty, was recorded for the 271 years of the dynasty from March 1623 (the 1st year of King Injo) to June 1894 (the 31th year of the King Gojong) and includes the daily royal accounts, administrative affairs, and court ceremonies which were in the purview of the Royal Secretariat.

 

Title

삼 국 유 사 (Samkukyusa) Legend and History of the Three Kingdoms

URL

http://bluecabin.com.ne.kr/samgukyusa/samgukyusa1_2.htm

Provider

Yoksa Kwangbok Undong Bongu (History Liberation Campaign Center)

Contents

This site provides the full text of the Samkukyusa (Legend and History of the Three Kingdoms) which is oneof the oldest historical records describing the three kingdoms of ancient Korea .

 

Title

삼 국 사 기 (Samkuksagi) Record of History of the Three Kingdoms

URL

http://www.koreandb.net/Sam/SamInfo.htm     

Provider

Digital Korean Studies

Contents

This site provides the full text of the Samkusagi, which was written in the Koryo Dynasty, in Chinese and Korean.

 

Title

고 려 사 History of Koryo

URL

http://bluecabin.com.ne.kr/koryosa/koryosa_index.htm    

Provider

Yoksa Kwangbok Undong Bongu (History Liberation Campaign Center)

Contents

This site provides the full text of History of Koryo which was written in Chosun dynasty.

 

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인 터 냇 신 문 과 잡 지 / E-Newspapers and News Magazines

 

Title

신 문 Newspapers ( over 200 sites)

URL

http://www.powersite.co.kr/site_category.html?dir=3D20

Provider

Powersite

Contents

This site contains over two hundred contemporary Korean Newspaper sites, including local and religious newspapers. A search for papers by titlesor by sections is available.

 

Title

주 요 일 간 지 Major Korean Newspapers

Contents

In this site, major Korean newspapers, internet newspapers, and North Korea related news

 

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종 교 / Religions

 

Title

불 교 Buddhism

URL

http://www.powersite.co.kr/site_category.html?dir=3D289&Group=3D%BA%D2%B1%B3

Providers

Powersite

Contents

Information about major Buddhist temples in Korea, Buddhist search engines and the Korean Buddhist official home page is available at this site.

 

Title

원 불 교   Won-Buddhism

Provider

Won Buddhism

Contents

This site introduces Won Buddhism, one of the major religions in Korea. You can search doctrines, temples, cyber temples, educational institutes, organization systems, head masters, and related sites about Won Buddhism, and it includes an official web page.

 

Title

소 수 종 교 들 Minor Religions Born in Korea

Contents

This site links to the official websites of Chondogyo, Jeungsan Do, Daesun-Jinrihoe, and Tongilgyo, new religions which were founded in Korea between the late 1800s to early 1900s.

 

Title

한 국 무 속 Korean Shamanism

Contents

In this site, Seohaean Pung A Jye which is a traditional folk ceremony, information on shamans, who perform the rituals, and some other sites related to Korean shamanic cultures can be found. A search for materialand Images and vods concerning the rites is also found here.

 

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이 미 지 정 보 / Image Archives

 

Title

한 국 전 통 이 미 지 Korea Traditional Image Database

URL

http://www.designdb.com/tradition/

Provider

KIDP(Korea Traditional Image Database)

Contents

This site contains images of traditional Korea, which cover various subjects such as architecture, religion, art work, clothes, and food.

 

Title

박 물 관 Museums

Contents

This site houses sites of several national museums and several local museums. One may view Korean national treasures, historical material and photos as image files.

 

Title

한 글 뷰 어 Reading Aid, Korean Viewer

Provider

Han Soft

Contents

Hanguel Viewer 2005 helps to read hwp files.