Online Reference Tools for Korean Studies
(bibliographies, catalogs, dictionaries, encyclopedias, indexes…)

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Bibliography of Japanese Studies of Korean Language 朝鮮語学関係文献検索. Cho Eui-sung (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies) Covers post-WWII Japanese studies of Korean language. Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Catalog of Chosen Tsushinshi Materials 朝鮮通信使関係資料目録 Hiroshi Nakao and Naoki Mizuno Searchable catalog of 898 art objects and 939 books/documents that Korean delegates brought to Japan in the period of 17th-19th century. Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Database for Books and Magazines on Modern Korea 近代朝鮮関係書籍データベース. University of Tokyo – Institute of Oriental Culture Bibliographical database of Korea-related Japanese publications published between 1868 and 1945. Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Database of Genealogies in Korea 朝鮮族譜データベース University of Tokyo – Institute of Oriental Culture Online catalog of Korean genealogies in the Institute.  Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Glossary of Korean Studies 한국학 영문 용어 용례사전 Academy of Korean Studies Korean-English dictionary. Also published in print. Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Han: Bibliography Database 朝鮮関係論文データ検索システム Kobe Mukuge no Kai 神戸むくげの会 Can be used to search「韓国朝鮮論文集」and「強制連行資料集」  
Hanguk Yoktae Munjip Chongso (韓國歷代文集叢書) Index University of Washington Libraries Searchable index for the largest collection of works by Korean authors from antiquity to 20th century (3000 volumes, 1000 authors). WorldCat provides another way to find individual titles in the collection.  Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Hangul Hakhoe Dictionary Search 한글학회 사전 검색 Hangul Hakhoe & KAIST  Based on an authoritative Korean language dictionary Uri Mal Kun Sajon. Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Historical Korean Figures Academy of Korean Studies Biographical database of 16,000 Korean figures.  Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Hyondae sisa yongo sajon Tonga Ilbosa Korean Dictionary of Modern Phrases. Also available in print.  Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
KORCIS: Korean Old and Rare Collection Information System 한국고전적종합목록시스템 National Library of Korea Union catalog of Korean rare books providing 420 thousand bibliographical records and full-text access to over 36 thousand items. Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum  
Korean Art History Connection Hong-Ik University (Korea) Bibliographical database of Korean-language sources on art history.  Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Korean Films DB Korean Film Council (KOFIC) In both Korean and English, provides basic information, synopsis, and photos of Korean films. Also includes full text of Korean Cinema Yearbook and Korean Film Observatory as well as box office statistics. Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Korean Genealogical Table 한국족보자료시스템 Academy of East Asian Studies, Sungkyunkwan University Provides genealogical information of Korean people. Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Korean Historical Connection Hong-Ik University (Korea) Bibliographical database of Korean-language sources on history. Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Korean History: A Bibliography Kenneth R. Robinson Aiming at updating and supplementing Korean Studies: A Scholar’s Guide (1980). Searchable.  Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Korean Internet Resources Subject Guides Committee on Korean Materials, Council on East Asian Libraries Directory of websites selected by Korean studies librarians in North America.  Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Korean Movie Database 한국영화 데이터베이스 Korean Films Archive Searchable. Information in Korean. Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Korean Multimedia Dictionary Indiana University Provides pronunciations of Korean words in aduios.  Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Naver Dictionary Naver.com Popular Korean and Korean-English dictionary.  Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Sengo Nihon ni okeru Chōsen shi bunken mokuroku戦後日本における朝鮮史文献目録 Chosenshi Kenkyukai (Japan) Provides bibliographic records of post-WWII Japanese publications on Korean history(6953 monographs and 23028 articles as of May 2009). Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Standard Korean Dictionary 표준국어대사전 South Korean Government Online version of a standard language dictionary issued by the South Korean government. Also available in print.  Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Yahoo! Korea Dictionary 야후! 사전 Yahoo! A popular online resource consisting of six reference tools: Korean-English dictionary, encyclopedia, Korean-Korean dictionary, dictionary of economic concepts, Korean Wikipedia, and Chinese character dictionary. Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
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