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Korean Law A-Z

Korean Law-related Resources by Topic or Type

UW East Asia Library

  • The East Asia Library handles a wide range of topics relating to Korea.
  • Gowen Hall, 3d floor
    Phone: 206-543-4490
  • Staff: Hyokyoung Yi, Korean Studies Librarian
    336 Gowen Hall
    Phone: 206-543-6603
    Email: hkyi at
    • The Korean Studies Librarian at the East Asia Library is available to help formulate search strategies and locate materials regarding the non-legal aspects of your research projects on Korea.
  • Subject areas covered
    • For current Korean legal materials, it is best to first check the Law Library's collections. However, the East Asia Library also collects in several very specific law-related areas:
      • Constitutional history
      • Legal history
      • Classical texts which may be related to the study of law
    • Areas that overlap the Law Library collections:
      • Civil rights/human rights
      • Censorship
      • Legislative history
      • Press control
      • Indexes to periodical literature
      • Statistical sources
      • General and specialized dictionaries
  • Resources available
    • Korean newspapers in English and Korean