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Korean Studies

This guides primarily describes resources available at the UMD Libraries for research on Korean Studies. The guide also directs researchers to collections and resources beyond the UMD Libraries.

Digital Archives and Digital Collections

Between Liberation Space and Time of Need, 1945-1950 - This is a digital exhibition of are literary works from the Korean collection of the University of Washington Libraries.  It contains 135 items that were published between 1945-1950. Exhibit catalog link.  [Full-image] 

Digitalization of Korean History - The National Institute of Korean History has created several databases where users can access digitized historical materials.  [Full-image] 

Korean Studies Database - Created by the Academy of Korean Studies, this web portal provides bibliographies, digitized old books, old documents, photos voice data, and other items that relate to Korean Studies.  The portal can be viewed in English while the majority of the contents are in Korean.  [Full-image]  

National Library of Korea Digital Collections - Books, journals, and newspapers. [index/Full-image]  

Wilson Center Digital Archive - This archive contains newly declassified historical items.  Under its "Themes" menu, you can find  Modern Korean History Portal and Database on Inter-Korean Relations.  [Full-image]