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Links | Korean Genealogy
Capture2Text- Capture2Text Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and voice recognition. You put a box around HanJa or HanGul characters or words on the screen and Capture2Text will convert it to text! You can then paste the text into an online dictionary.
Google Translate - Korean- Translate Korean to English or English to Korean. The results are not always accurate, but it is easy to use.
Handbook of Korean Vocabulary- This book organizes Korean vocabulary by common roots. This is the most effective way to learn HanJa and expand your Korean vocabulary.
HanJa Book- This YouTube video introduces a great book on HanJa (Korean version of Chinese Characters) written by Bruce K. Grant.
HanJa Dictionary- Korean Dictionary. You can draw HanJa (Korean "Chinese" Characters) with a mouse or type HanGul (Korean Alphabet) to search for HanJa characters, meanings, and common words containing a HanJa character.
Korean Genealogy Guide- This book helps English speakers interpret Korean family registers (JokBo). It serves as both a reference and instruction guide on Korean writing (HanGul and HanJa), names, numbers, dates, history, genealogy vocabulary, and family registries (JokBo).
Korean History Glossary- If you don't have MS Word, you can view this at http://ebookbrowse.com/korean-history-glossory-doc-d42040595
Korean-English-HanJa Dictionary- The best online Korean dictionary. Translates any direction between English, Korean HanGul, and HanJa. It can be used to show the meaning of Korean names. It also shows the HanJa options for HanGul syllables.
LDS Korean Network- Resource for Korean Saints, including information to help with Korean genealogy research. Need to be a registered member to see content. Genealogy information is in the "계보사업" section.
Name Dictionary- Korean website with information about names, types of family records, etc.
Naver HanJa Name Dictionary- A dictionary of HanJa characters used in Korean names. The definitions are listed in Korean, but can be copied into a Korean-English dictionary to translate. There are also website translation options in Google Chrome.
One Page Choson Calendar- One page Choson-China-Western Calendar created by Professor Oh Soo-chang at Seoul National University hosed on Harvard's website.
Researching Korean Genealogy- Family Search forum on researching Korean genealogy. A great place to get help or learn about resources and approaches.