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Korean Studies Research Guide: Home

A guide to finding Korea or Korea-related materials for your research

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Korean Studies Guides

Korean Studies Research Guide

A guide to finding Korea or Korea-related materials for your research

Korean Language Resources

This guide provides tools and resources for Korean language learners and instructors.

Korean Films and Media

Print and online resources for researching Korean films and media

Welcome! 환영합니다!

This guide introduces print and online resources for research in Korean studies. The Korean Collection at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign contains over 20,000 volumes and 2,000 volumes of non-Korean language that support teaching and research in the Korea related studies. 

The Korean collections are housed in the International & Area Studies Library at the third floor of Main Library and the main stacks and departmental libraries. The Reading room in the International & Area Studies Library also contains a good collection of reference works and a selection of periodicals in English and Korean languages. 

Gwanghwamun

Gwanghwamun

Korean masks

Korean masks

Seoul Lantern Festival

Seoul Lantern Festival

Chaekgeoli Folk Art

Chaekgeoli Folk Art

Korean Music Wave

Korean Music Wave

https://www.flickr.com/photos/photographingtravis/16886282662/in/photostream/

Palace Rooftops in Gyeongbokgung

Palace Rooftops in Gyeongbokgung

https://www.flickr.com/photos/12333120@N00/3679936492

Hangul on korean papers in Insadong, Seoul, Korea

Hangul on korean papers in Insadong, Seoul, Korea

https://www.flickr.com/photos/generated/296522152/

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