This research guide will support you in discovering Korean Studies resources at UW-Madison and beyond. The Korean Studies Collection at UW-Madison contains over 8,500 physical volumes and other digital resources in the Korean language. The collection also consists of approximately 15,000 physical volumes and electronic resources in non-Korean languages related to Korean Studies. The Korean Studies Collection is actively growing.
The Korean Studies Collection at UW-Madison Libraries emphasizes modern history, US-Korea relations, Korean language acquisition, etc. The primary Korean Studies books and periodicals are located on the 4th floor, Memorial Library.
new BBC Monitoring (NetID required)
From its inception in 1939, BBC Monitoring has gathered open-source intelligence from the world’s media, transcribing, translating, and summarizing global events. In partnership with the BBC, Readex is digitizing the BBC Monitoring: Summary of World Broadcasts archive, a collection of nearly 70,000 long-form media reports from 1939 to 2001.
Trial period: 1/19/2023-3/18/2023
new NK Pro (NetID required)
The Information service on North Korea presents current news, opinion, analysis, research tools, and data in English, for research and business.
new Korea: Records of the U.S. Department of State, 1930-1963 (NetID required)
Archive of materials collected by U.S. diplomats on the internal and foreign affairs of Korea, from 1930 to 1963.
new Kyobo Scholar (NetID required)
Multi-disciplinary full-text article database from journals published by academic societies and research centers in Korea.
new Yeonhaengrok (燕行錄) (NetID required)
It is a full-text database of Yeonhaengrok. It is a travelogue of Korean envoys recorded while traveling to and from Yeongyeong (Beijing, China) during the Joseon Dynasty (13th to 19th century).
Monthly New Arrival Books
- The master from mountains and fields : prose writings of Hwadam, Sŏ Kyŏngdŏk (eBook) by Sŏ, Kyŏng-dŏk
- Transnational cultural flow from home : Korean community in greater New York (eBook) by Min, Pyong Gap
- New Selection Books - please submit a request if unavailable temporarily
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