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E-Korean Studies is an integrated portal service of 9 electronic databases that provides Korean resources in all academic disciplines, including arts and humanities, social sciences, sciences, medical sciences, legal information, etc. Of special interest to many will be the inclusion of North Korean science and technology journals.
The databases contain a variety of resource formats, such as e-books, periodicals and newspapers, dissertations and research reports, archaeological excavations, laws, classical literature, dictionaries and encyclopedias, and video lectures.
9 databases are included in the portal. Each database can be accessed directly from its own Website or through the portal. Databases included are:
• Korean Studies Information Service System (KISS:
• KSI e-books
• Korea A2Z
• The Digital Culture Art Course
• Korean History & Culture Research Database
• History Culture Series
• LawnB’s Legal Information Service
Coverage: Ancient to contemporary times
• Citation? Yes
• Abstract? Yes
• Full text? Yes
• Videos? Yes
• Images? Yes
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