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Korean Studies: Databases

A comprehensive guide for users of all aspects of Korean studies.

Key Korean databases

Korean databases [subscription service]*

From the eKorean Studies : Korean studies database 한국학데이터베이스 **

From KSI (Korean Studies Information) 한국학술정보(주) **

  • KISS : Korean full text database (Non-Monash user, click HERE)
  • KSI e-Book : Korean eBook database (Non-Monash user, click HERE)

From Nurimedia 누리미디어

  • DBpia : Korean full text database (Non-Monash user, click HERE)
  • KRpia : Korean eBook database (Non-Monash user, click HERE)

* Monash students and staff only or walk-in users (Visitors can access only using the blue link from visitors PCs in Branch Libraries (Australian campuses)) come to the Monash University Library. Grant from the Korea Foundation subsidize the subscription fee.

** Document delivery available


From the Korea Education & Research Information Service (KERIS)*

* Monash students and staff only or walk-in users (Visitors can access only from visitors PCs in Branch Libraries (Australian campuses)) come to the Monash University Library.

It offers to access, search and retrieve records. Users can access full text of articles, theses and dissertations. Users can also search books and non-books.


From the National Library of Korea 국립중앙도서관

Available all visitors PCs in Branch Libraries (Australian campuses), Monash Unviersity.
If you are not sure which PC you can use, please ask at the Information Point in Branch Libraries (Australian campuses). 
There is fee for using copyrighted item (accessing and printing). Others are free of charge.


From Naver 네이버

  • Naver News Library : news archive services for four major newspapers in Korea.
    Dong-A Ilbo 동아일보, 1920-1999
    Kyunghyang Shinmun 경향신문, 1946-1999
    Maeil Business Newspaper 매일경제, 1966-1999
    Hankyoreh 한겨레, 1988-1999
    ---> Available for Monash University users. Read-only


Korean eBooks at Monash University

Other databases

All Asian studies databases, Monash University

Databases and electronic resources, Monash University

Libraries Australia

Trove : one search ... a wealth of information, the National Library of Australia

For the NLA Licenced resources available by logging in with your National Library of Australia (NLA) card number and last name to start your research.
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Library of Congress Online Catalogs

WorldCat

Encyclopedia of Korea

Korean sites from the Internet