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Academic Search Premier

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  • Popular Sources | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: EBSCOhost

A multidisciplinary database for peer-reviewed journals, newspapers and magazines, and some trade publications.

Bibliography of Asian Studies

(BAS Online)
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  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: EBSCOhost

Citations for western-language monographs, articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings on all parts of Asia. 1971-Present.

Korea Times, Historical

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  • Newspapers & News Sources | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Full text of oldest English-language newspaper in Korea, 1956-2016

Chosun (Chosŏn) Ilbo Archive 조선일보 아카이브

  • Newspapers & News Sources | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Chosonilbo

Searchable metadata and full-image reproductions of the South Korean newspaper,1920-present, in PDF format. Recent editions also have searchable full text.

DBpia

  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Nurimedia

Korean scholarly journals in arts and humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields. Goes back to the very first issue of each journal. Full text downloadable in PDF format.

Donga Ilbo / Tonga Ilbo Archive

  • Newspapers & News Sources
  • Vendor: Dongo Ilbo

Searchable metadata and full-image reproductions of the South Korean newspaper, 1920-present, in PDF format. Recent editions also have searchable full text. Note: On-campus access only.

HathiTrust Digital Library

  • E-books | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Hathitrust

Digitized books and magazines. Full-text available of out-of-copyright works. To download as a PDF, click Log In button and select your college.

Japan Times Digital Archive

  • Newspapers & News Sources
  • Vendor: Japan Times

1897-2 years ago. Full text searchable, browsable, and downloadable in PDF format.

JSTOR

  • E-books | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: JSTOR

A growing full text collection of scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences. Most titles only include backfiles (some as far back as the early 1800s), with only some current content. Also includes university press ebooks.

Kikuzo II Visual Database

  • Images | Newspapers & News Sources | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Kinokuniya Bookstores of America

Contains full text of Asahi Shimbun, from its first edition in 1879 (Meiji 12) to today; Shukan Asahi, AERA, 1985 to present; and the Image Database of Post-WWII Showa Period (1945-1989) and Heisei Period (1989-1999) of the Asahi Shimbun Reduced-size Facsimile Edition; and Contemporary Dictionary Chiezo, updated annually.
Limited to 2 simultaneous users.

KISS (Korean Studies Information Service System)

  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Korean Studies Information Co, Ltd

Full text articles from journals and magazines of Korean academic societies and research institutes. Subject fields range from humanities, social sciences, to natural sciences.

KRpia

  • Primary Sources (Archival) | Reference Sources
  • Vendor: Nurimedia

Reference and primary sources in Korean history, literature, medicine and philosophy. Image files of original texts in classical Chinese, with searchable translations in Korean. Includes dictionaries, encyclopedia, and archival materials.

KSI E-Books

  • E-books
  • Vendor: KSI

Full-text Korean language e-books in humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields.

MLA International Bibliography

(Modern Language Association)
  • Dissertations & Theses | Reference Sources | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: EBSCOhost

The main database of critical scholarship on all modern literatures and languages, linguistics and folklore. Also useful for film and media studies. Citations from 1963-present.

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