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Korea Collection Basic Reference Tools: Annuals/Yearbooks/Handbooks


Korea Annual: A Comprehensive Handbook on Korea. Seoul: Yonhap News Agency.

Savada, Andrea Matles, and William Shaw, eds. South Korea, A Country Study. Washington, D.C.: Federal Research Division, Library of Congress, 1992. 408 p. (also at

Tonga Yŏn'gam = Dong-A Yearbook. Seoul: Tonga Ilbosa. (with supplement Han'guk, Oeguk Inmyŏngnok [韓國外國人名錄])

Yŏnhap Yŏn'gam = Yonhap Yearbook. Seoul: Yŏnhap Nyusŭ. (with supplement Han'guk Inmyŏng Sajŏn [韓國人名辭典])

Munye Yŏn'gam = Culture and Artistic Yearbook. Seoul: Han'guk Munhwa Yesul Chinhŭngwŏn.

Local yearbooks are available, for example, Kyŏnggi Yŏn'gam [京畿年鑑], Kangwŏn Yŏn'gam [江原年鑑], Halla Yŏn'gam [漢拏年鑑], etc.