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Virtual Tour of the USC Korean Heritage Library

Please take a virtual tour of the USC Korean Heritage Library!

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Ask a Korean Studies Librarian at USC

Joy Kim

Curator, Korean Heritage Library
(Doheny Library 122)

Sun-Yoon Lee

 Multimedia Librarian, E.Asian Library
(Doheny Library 122)

Ken Klein

 Head, East Asian Library
(Doheny Library 107)

Hours and Location

Welcome and Introduction

Welcome to Guides to Korean Studies!  

Print collections in English on Korea are housed in various campus libraries according to their subjects (Doheny, VKC, Leavey, Grand, Art and Architecture, etc.) 

Print collections in Korean are housed mostly in the Korean Heritage Library in the East Asian Library. Current journals, newspapers, and reference books are held in the East Asian Library Reading Room on the first floor of Doheny Memorial Library. Most of the Korean print collections are in the East Asian Stacks on Level 1 of Doheny Stacks.  Korean video collections are in the closed stacks in DML 122, which are pageable from the Doheny Circulation Desk.  For our extensive Korean electronic resources, see the ER tab.  The remote Grand Library also holds substantial Korean books and journals (bound journals, large sets, older materials, and non-core subjects).  Most of the books in Grand are pageable via Homer, USC's online catalog (  See the Korean Sets in Grand tab for the titles and tables of contents. 

The Librarians at the Korean Heritage Library are eager to provide you with personalized service for all your research and teaching needs. If you have any questions, suggestions, or comments about Korean Studies resources or the Korean Heritage Library, please contact Joy Kim, Curator, at or other librarians listed in this guide.

USC Libraries News - East Asian Studies


Curator, Korean Heritage Library

Joy Kim
USC Korean Heritage Library
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA90089-1825
Subjects:Area Studies

Visiting Librarian, Korean Heritage Library

Kaley Han

Visiting Librarian, Korean Heritage Library

Grace Hong