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Asian Languages: Welcome
This LibGuide is designed to help students discover our Chinese and Korean language databases. Below is a list of the databases to which patrons of DTL have access as well as Controlled Digital Lending resources available in various languages.
Korean Books Available through Controlled Digital Lending (CDL)
This is a list of commonly used Korean books that are available to patrons of the DTL through Controlled Digital Lending (CDL). This list will continue to grow as the DTL acquires more and more Korean books.
North American Nurimedia Collection: DBpia THIS LINK
PROVIDES A DETAILED GUIDE ON HOW TO USE THIS DATABASE
Provides full text databases including more than one million articles from about 2,000 Korean scholarly journals in 12 different fields of society, literature, economics & business, medical science, humanities, theology, law & administration, arts, engineering, natural science, and education. All the back issues of each journal title are available and title, author, keyword, journal title and publisher searchable.
North American Nurimedia Collection: KRpia
Provides broad coverage of primary resources on Korean Studies. Currently 127 full-text databases are available
KCI (Korean Citation Index) This link opens in a new window
This database indexes various journals but has a large number of open access journals that can be accessed and searched.
Korean Film Archive This link opens in a new window
This YouTube channel provides free access to Korean films from the 1930s onward.
Korean History Database This link opens in a new window
A comprehensive full-text database from the National Institute of Korean History with a wealth of resources.
Korean Newspaper Archive This link opens in a new window
This database, provided by the National Library of Korea, provides full-text access to old and rare newspapers published before 1950.
LTI Korea (Literature Translation Institute of Korea) This link opens in a new window
This database provides full-text access to translated Korean literature, both classic and modern.
National Digital Library of Korea This link opens in a new window
This database provides open access to digitized copyright free monographs. The database has a range of subjects but for the purposes of the DTL it has a strong humanities collection of early printed books, maps, foreign publications from around 1894-1945.
OAK (Open Access Korea) This link opens in a new window
This is government funded database whose major contributors of content are the major academic institutions of Korea.
UCLA Online Archive of Korean Christianity This link opens in a new window
This is a virtual archive of Korean Christianity for scholars and students of Korean Christianity. It provides access to primary sources, especially documents and images of Protestantism in early modern and colonial Korea.
EricData Chinese 高等教育知識庫（中文資料庫） This link opens in a new window
Chinese Christianity Online
The curated database contains items related to Chinese Christianity. The content is English and Chinese.
Chinese Texts Project
The Chinese Text Project (CTP) provides searchable ancient Chinese texts in the original and English translation. The CTP’s work centers around the digital humanities applied to the languages and literature of pre-modern China.
Users can browse texts by religious tradition (e.g., Confucianism), type (e.g., Histories), or time period (e.g., Pre-Qin and Han, and Post-Han). Features include an integrated dictionary, which provides a detailed critical apparatus. Users can follow links to see quoted text in context, search the site for all occurrences of a term, or see lists of equivalent usages. The Published Resources Database includes bibliographies of scholarship and publications associated with each text or class of texts.
Taiwan National Library of Theses and Dissertations This link opens in a new window
This database contains dissertations completed in Taiwan. The content is open access and downloadable. Most of the content is in Chinese.
airitiLibrary 華藝線上圖書館 This link opens in a new window
Airiti Inc. was founded in 2000 primarily to provide digital art database services. Afterward, it expanded into academic databases, developing academic journal, doctoral dissertation and e-book database products. Airiti aims to foster global recognition and growth of Chinese knowledge by providing innovative Chinese knowledge service. It is currently Taiwan's foremost professional platform for international-ranking databases. In line with the rapid advances taking place in knowledge research throughout the networked world, Airiti continues to innovate at a global pace in a never-ending quest for the newest, finest and most professional service models.