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Events & Exhibits

Integrated Design: Korea prepares for the new millennium 

Dr. Albert Young Choi, professor of Brand Design and Experience Design at Hanyang University, will discuss how South Korea's street name and building number signs, the leading cause of visual pollution in irregular and indiscriminately disturbed environments, have evolved into a more systematic and efficient national standard design.

3/18/2021, 8:00 pm CDT
Free & Open to the public

Welcome! 환영합니다!

This research guide will support you to search Korean Studies resources in UW-Madison Libraries. The Korean Collection in UW-Madison contains over 8,500 physical volumes and other digital resources in the Korean language. The collection also consists of approximately 15,000 physical volumes and electronic resources in non-Korean languages related to Korean Studies. The Korean Studies collection is growing at present. 

The Korean collection in UW-Madison Libraries emphasizes Modern history, US-Korea relations, Korean language acquisition, etc. The primary Korean Studies books and periodicals are located on the 4th floor, memorial library. 

New Digital Resources

  • The Korea Times (1956-2016) (NetID required)
    Users can study the progression of issues over time by browsing issues of The Korea Times, which offers coverage of 1956-2016, including news articles, photos, advertisements, classified ads, obituaries, cartoons, and more.

  • Evangelism in Korea: Correspondence of the Board of Foreign Missions, 1884- (NetID required)
    The records offered here provide invaluable information on social conditions in Korea and on efforts to spread the gospel during the nineteenth century. Documenting the church’s educational, evangelical, and medical work, these are records mainly of incoming correspondence from the mission field and outgoing correspondence from the Board headquarters. It covers 24,179 historical images.

Monthly New Arrival Books


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Anlin Yang
412E Memorial Library
University of Wisconsin-Madison
728 State St.
Madison, WI 53706
Subjects:East Asia