Language & Literature

Digital resources in East Asian languages and literature have helped establish new lines of understanding of some of the world's most notoriously difficult languages to learn, even as Chinese, Japanese, and Korean learning continues to rise in popularity worldwide. These tools and resources will aid in everything from language acquisition to searching out stories, novels, and plays: for when search engine translation just doesn't do the job right.

Setting up Chinese. Japanese, and Korean on Your Computer.  A handy guide from University of Chicago libraries.

Useful dictionary and language apps:
Pleco. iOs and Android app for Chinese (traditional and simplified). Offers many general and specialized dictionaries, flashcards, voice, handwriting recognition and OCR.