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East Asian Studies: Korea

Resources for studying East Asian languages, cultures and histories.

Korean Word of the Day

Learn Korean Vocabulary with the KoreanClass101 Word of the Day.

Getting To Know Your Country

Use these online resources to find background and context on Korea and its language, literature and culture.  

Books in the Reference Collection

Reference books are a great place to start your research, since they provide background information such as topic overviews and definitions.  For in-depth research in your topic, use the Finding Articles tab to search the library's online databases for journal articles and the Finding Books tab to search the library catalog for books.

Below is a sample of available print resources covering topics in Korean language, literature and culture.

Recommended Web Resources

There are a lot of great resources on the web where you can find information about Korea and its language and culture as well as online primary texts (stories, poems and novels) and recordings of literature being read aloud.  Have fun exploring!