Encyclopedia of Korean Culture
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AuthorAcademy of Korean Studies
CountrySouth Korea
SubjectKorean studies
GenreReference encyclopedia
PublisherDongBang Media Co.
Websiteencykorea.aks.ac.kr (in Korean)
Encyclopedia of Korean Culture
Revised RomanizationHanguk Minjok Munhwa Daebaekgwasajeon
McCune–ReischauerHan'guk Minjok Munhwa Taebaekkwasajŏn

The Encyclopedia of Korean Culture (Korean한국민족문화대백과사전) is a Korean language encyclopedia published by the Academy of Korean Studies and DongBang Media Co. It was originally published as physical books from 1991 to 2001. There is now an online version of the encyclopedia that continues to be updated.[1]

The articles in the encyclopedia are aimed at readers who want to learn about Korean culture and history, and were written by over 3,800 scholars and expert contributors who are mainly associated with the Academy of Korean Studies. Munhwa Ilbo called it the most extensive encyclopedia of Korean studies.[2]

In 2001, the digital edition EncyKorea was published on CD-ROM and DVD.[2]

It is one of the most frequently used encyclopedias for Korean studies.[3]

See also


  1. ^ "Research Guides: Korean Studies Resources: -- Encyclopedia & Bibliography". guides.osu.edu. Retrieved 2023-10-01.
  2. ^ a b "민족문화 백과사전 디지털 증보판 출시" [The revised edition of Encyclopedia of Korean Culture is released on digital media] (in Korean). Munhwa Ilbo. 2001-10-22. Retrieved 2008-04-28.
  3. ^ Wang, Li. "LibGuides: Korean Studies: Home". libguides.brown.edu. Retrieved 2023-10-01.