Korea Corner


The Korea Corner, first to have been established among the planned four, offers an extensive collection of materials for Korean studies, including two databases KRPIA and DRPIA.

There are four Samsung Galaxy S2 tablets and four pairs of Audiotechnica M40x headphones available in the Korea Corner. The area of the Korea Corner is equipped with two comfortable loungers and accompanying tables for a laptop or tablet computer. All equipment is a donation from the Embassy of the Republic of Korea.



Catalogue of books in the Korea Corner.

Access to the the Korean online collections DBPIA and KRPIA is provided by the Korea Foundation, the FA Department of Asian Studies, and the FSS East Asia Resource Library.

DBPIA is a collection of more than 2000 scientific journals from the fields of humanities, social sciences, economics, management, law, theology, medicine, administration, pedagogy, literature, art and natural sciences. Some resources are also available in English.
DBPIA access link

KRPIA collection contains among others, encyclopaedias, dictionaries, historical and archival, biographical and other resources, related to Korean history, literature and medicine.
KRPIA access link

Jangseogak Collections Digital Image Service

The Jangseogak Archives holds pre-modern historical manuscripts, government documents, literati writings from Chosŏn (1392-1910) Korea. The Jangseogak collections cointains digital images and the digitized texts.

Digitized Materials of National Library of Korea

The Library provides digitization services for some of the materials held by the NLK, including old and rare documents such as valuable materials and single copies, and the materials for which five years have passed since the dates of their publication.

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