Korean Romanization System

The KCHA Project uses the McCune-Reischauer (M-R) Romanization system, which was revised by the Library of Congress in 2009.


  • The Basic Guide is intended for people who have no experience with Korean Romanization. Please refer to the link below for the basic guide:



  • The Advanced Guide is for people who are unfamiliar witht the 2009 revisions to the McCune-Reishauer system. Please refer to the link below for the advanced guide:



  • The tutorials are designed to help you use the guides and search for access resources using romanization. Please refer to the link below for the tutorials:



  • For additional resources,  please refer to the link to the University of Toronto Libraries page on Korean Romanization & Word Division Guides: