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Korean Studies Collection and Services

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The Korean Collection at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign contains nearly 17,000 volumes and 2,000 volumes of non-Korean language that support teaching and research in the Korea related studies. Recently, the Korean Collection developed a Golden Age Korean film collection and Korean feature film collection at media center, Undergraduate Library and Korean Graphic Novel collection at the Undergraduate Library.

The Korean language collections are housed in the International & Area Studies Library at the third floor of Main library while titles in western languages are located in 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 Serials in English and Korean languages.

Electronic resources such as Korean studies Information Service System Database(KISS), Korean Studies Monographs and E-Books (KSI E-Books) are available to the students and faculty members at UIUC through the web.

Research & Reference

Steve Witt
International and Area Studies Library

Ji Hae Robinson
Graduate Assistant
Korean Collection