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Korean Studies

Provides selected research resources in the area of Korean Studies, with a particular focus on social sciences and humanities resources.

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Korean Studies Collection at the Asia Library

 

Frequently Asked Questions            

 

 

Does U-M Library have books written in Korean?. 1 

 

How do I find out whether the library has a particular book?. 1 

 

Can I use Korean Han’gul to search a Korean book in Library Catalog Search?. 1 

 

What would be the better way of searching Korean materials in Library Catalog Search?. 2 

 

I use Google all the time. Can I find UM Korean books in Google?. 2 

 

Where can I find Korean materials?. 2 

 

How do I find an article in a Korean scholarly journal?. 2 

 

How about Korean DVDs?. 2 

 

Where is the Asia Library?. 3 

 

I’d like to request a material for purchase by the library. 3 

 

What’s the contact information of Korean Studies Librarian?

 

Does U-M Library have books written in Korean?

 

Yes! UM Asia Library (http://www.lib.umich.edu/asia/) currently holds more than 65,000 volumes of Korean books, primarily in the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences.    Go To Top

 

How do I find out whether the library has a particular book?

 

Use Library Catalog Search.   Go To Top                                                                                                             

 

Can I use Korean Han’gul to search a Korean book in Library Catalog Search?

 

Certainly! Type keywords or phrases in Korean Han’gul in a search box in Library Catalog Search. This is not a comprehensive search method, but it works!    Go To Top                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

What would be the better way of searching Korean materials in Library Catalog Search?

 

Searching keywords or phrases properly Romanized in accordance with the Romanization rules described by the Library of Congress (http://guides.lib.umich.edu/aecontent.php?pid=24938&sid=251571 ).   Go To Top

 

I use Google all the time. Can I find UM Korean books in Google?

 

Of course! Go to Google Book Search (http://books.google.com/books) and  enter a keyword or phrase into the search box in Han’gul. Google will show you books at U-M Library as well as at other institutions.    Go To Top

 

Where can I find Korean materials?

 

Most recent books are located at Asia Library stacks in Hatcher Graduate Library (North). Lesser used books can be found at Buhr Shelving facility. Check the availability and location in Library Catalog Search, please!      Go To Top

 

How do I find an article in a Korean scholarly journal?

 

U-M Library currently subscribes all major Korean online full-text journal databases, including DBPia and KISS (한국학술정보). These resources are available at Library Search and Korean Studies Research & Technology Guide (http://guides.lib.umich.edu/koreanstudies ).   Go To Top

 

How about Korean DVDs?

 

A list of Korean DVDs is available at the Korean Studies Subject Guides (http://guides.lib.umich.edu/koreanstudies ). These DVDs can be checked out from the AskWith Media Library (http://www.lib.umich.edu/aml/).     Go To Top

 

Where is the Asia Library?

 

It is located at the 4th floor, Hatcher Graduate Library (North). Here’s a floor map; http://www.lib.umich.edu/navigator/hatcher4.html . Go To Top

 

I’d like to request a material for purchase by the library.

 

Contact Korean Studies Librarian or make a request from Books on Korea(https://bok.kongnpark.com/) site.     Go To Top

 

What’s the contact information of Korean Studies Librarian?

 

            Name: Yunah Sung

 

            E-mail: yunahs@umich.edu

 

            Tel: 734-936-2408

 

Office location: Asia Library
                                    414 Hatcher North
                                    920 N. University
                                    Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1205
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