North American Libraries follow Library of Congress’s Korean Romanization rules which is based on McCune-Reischauer system with some exceptions and is different from the Official Koran romanization used in Korea.
I. Romanization used in North America
McCune-Reischauer Romanization Tables (PDF)
Library of Congress Korean Romanization and Word Division rules
(Romanization table on p. 61-63)
The following romanization guides are courtesy of Hana Kim, formerly University of Toronto
- Korean Romanization and Word Division Guides (Basic Guide) (PDF)
- Tutorial on How to Use the Korean Romanization & Word Division (Basic Guide) (PDF)
- Korean Romanization System & Word Division (Advanced Guide) (PDF)
- Highlights of Revised Korean Romanization and Word Division (PDF)
II. Romanization used in Korea
Official Koran romanization used in Korea (for reference only, NOT USED in the North American Libraires)
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