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Resources for Global Collection

This is a library guide for resources in global languages at Rolfing Library.

Language and Culture Education


  • National Library of Korea
  • RISS International is an Integrated database search of full-text journal databases (including KISS and DBPia), theses & dissertations held in more than 150 universities in South Korea, and over 7 million bibliographic records.
  • KCI (Korean Citation Index) indexes various journals but has a large number of open access journals that can be accessed and searched.
  • KSI KISS is the most comprehensive Korean language database available in all subject areas.
  • Korean Film Archive is an YouTube channel that provides free access to Korean film from the 1930s.
  • Korean History Database is a comprehensive full-text database from the National Institute of Korean History with a wealth of resources.
  • Korean Newspaper Archive provided by the National Library of Korea, provides full-text access to old and rare newspaper articles.
  • Moffett Korea Collection consists of the personal papers of Samuel Hugh Moffett (1916–2015), Henry W. Luce Professor of Ecumenics and Mission at Princeton Theological Seminary (1981–1986), those of his wife, Eileen Flower Moffett (1928–), and manuscript materials, publications, clippings, and related non-print media regarding Korea, including the history of Korean missions, the Korean churches, and religion in Korea. There are also Moffett genealogical materials and personal papers relating to various members of the Moffett family, especially Samuel Austin Moffett (1864–1939), pioneer Presbyterian missionary in Korea.
  • Research Information Sharing Service (Korean) provides full-text access to Korean theses and dissertations provided by universities and colleges in Korea.
  • UCLA Online Archive Korean Christianity 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.