Gateways and Portals

Portal to Asian Internet Resources (PAIR)
The site offers scholars, students and the interested public more than six thousand selected, cataloged and annotated online resources.

K-12 Resources (Committee on Korean Materials, Council on East Asian Libraries)

Curriculum Resources

Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures (EALC)
EALC is Indiana University's primary department for study of east asian languages, history, literature, culture, and society.
With the motto, "everything you need to know about Korea, you can find on", the site provides a good introduction to Korean history, culture, geography, and leisure activities for all ages of students. Especially the website created and maintained by Korean Government provides information services in Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Spanish, Arabic and Vietnamese.

Korea for Kids
This page was created by Curriculum Corporation, an organization for all Australian education ministers. It includes useful games in learning Korean languages such as the counting quiz, word quiz, and virtual journey around Korea as well as useful resources for teachers.

Yahoo Kids
This is a part of Yahoo directory for Kids. The categories of Yahooligans include pictures, cultures and tradition, Korean war, maps.

East Asia Studies Center (EASC)
EASC assists in the coordination of teaching, research, and outreach activities on East Asia at Indiana University.

Korea Institute of Curriculum and Evaluation (KICE)
The site introduces overall education system of Korea.

Country Resources

Country Studies: Korea
This resource provides a basic understanding of the Korean society, religions and values, national institutions, political policy, etc.

CIA - The World Factbook
This page offers general information about Korea (South Korea and North Korea) as of November 2011.

Tour to Korea
The site is run by Korean National Tourism Organization to give overall travel information about Korea.

Dictionaries and Translations

Bing Translator 
This page offers translation from and to languages.
Korean-English Dictionary

Resources for Language Teaching

Korean Language Education Clearing House

Korean Through English
Created by Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism in Korea, this site offers the basic information about Korean alphabets and pronunciation.

Folklore and Culture

Click Korea: Access to Korean Culture and Arts
The site offers information about events, news, essays, and food in Korea and Korean studies. The section of Korean studies of the website also includes video lectures about Korea.

National Folk Museum of Korea
This site was designed to provide a better understanding of traditional Korean culture, and features aspects of traditional folk culture of ordinary people and the aristocracy in Choson Dynasty (1392-1910).

Arts of Korea - Metropolitan Museum of Art
The museum holds remarkable examples of Korean Buddhist art from the Koryo and Choson (1392-1910) dynasties and a group of landscape paintings produced in the early Choson dynasty.

Ho-Am Art Museum
This site provides images of Korean Buddhist art, metal work of old dynasty, ceramics, paintings and calligraphy collected in the museum.


Brother Anthony's Web Page
This page includes translations of Korean poetry and information about Korea. It has been made by Brother Anthony, Professor in Department of English Language and Literature, Sogang University.

Korean literature (Summary of Korean literature)
This site introduces the characteristics of both classical and modern Korean literature.

Research topic: Korean literature
This site provides article links related to Korean literature.

Women and Society

The Women's News in Korea
This page features articles on women's affairs and biographical articles on Korean women.

Korean Women Workers Associations
The site provides labor-related information to Korean women workers.

Politics, Economics and History

Teaching about the Two Koreas. ERIC Digest

Korean History: A Bibliography
This bibliography covers not only political, diplomatic, and economic history, but also historical linguistics, art history, literature, philosophy and religion, and overseas Koreans to 1960s.

Politics in Korea
The site introduces the overall political structures of Korea including its constitution, government, and judiciary.

2000 - 2003: Korean War Plus 50 (by Professor M. Y. Han at Duke University)
This website is intended as a central registry for many commemorative activities that began on June 25, 2000.

Korea Economic Institute
The site serves as a resource center for up-to-date information on Korean economic trends.

Korean Legal Research Resources (University of Washington)

Statistics Korea


Korea Maps -- Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection (University of Texas Libraries)
This site contains country maps, city maps, and thematic maps as well as historical maps.