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Guide (for Graduate Students)

Service Name Service Content Related Menu Link
Library Access The user can enter the library using a smart card (student card, library card). Facility Access URL
Open Hours URL
Use of Old Books/Materials You can gain access to the original copy of the old books owned by the library. Use of Old Books/Materials URL
Book/Material Loan/Return/Renewal/Reimbursement You can borrow/return/renew books/materials according to the regulations by user status.
Depending on the situation, you can use Easy loan services/reservation/branch loan services.
If the loaned material/book is lost/damaged, the user must pay a replacement cost.
Book/Material Loan/Return/Renewal/Reimbursement URL
Easy/Reservation/Branch Loan URL
ILL The Interlibrary Loan Service is a service that allows the user to loan books that are currently not owned by Korea Univ. Library through a partner institution. ILL Request URL
DDS The DDS (Document Delivery Service) is a service that allows the user to request a copy of a material/book that is currently not owned by Korea Univ. Library from other domestic/foreign partner institutions. DDS Request URL
Foreign Research Information Center URL
Material Purchase/Subscription You can purchase/subscribe books, serial publications, or electronic resources that are currently not owned by Korea Univ. Library. You can check the current purchase/subscription status according to the Library Collection Guideline. Material Purchase Application/ Status URL
Facilities/Equipment that can be used inside the library
– Copy/Print/Scan, Assistive Tools for the Disabled, Wireless LAN/SW, etc.
Amenities URL
Information Use Training Various types of Training Programs for increased research/studying productivity of students/researchers.
(i.e., Academic DB Education, Bibliography Management, Program Education, How to Write a Thesis/Dissertation, etc.)
Information Use Training URL
Bibliography Management Tool Provides a bibliographic management program which helps you collect/manage references and create lists of citations/references that are required for your research. Endnote URL
Mendeley URL
Designated Book A service that allows a large number of students to gain access to class materials designated by the instructors/professors. Books that are ‘designated’ by the instructors/professors will be separately displayed in the ‘Designated Book’ shelves for a certain period of time. Designated Book URL
Scholarly Information Curation Service
You can view specialized books (including eBooks), academic papers, DB information that are required for academic research. You can also easily gain access to various academic information, such as research reports, academic news, academic conference/seminar schedules. Scholarly Information Curation Service
Research Ethics/Plagiarism Prevention Provides information about research ethics, prevention of poor academic activities, and anti-plagiarism tool services. Research Ethics URL
Plagiarism Prevention Tools URL
List of Registered Journals Registration information on SCIE, SCOPUS, and KCI + Journal Ranking + Prevention of mis-registration by checking Open Access Journals and Fake Open Access Journals List of Registered Journals URL
Submission/Use of Thesis/Dissertation When a user graduates from a master’s/doctor’s degree, the user must submit a brochure and the original file (copy) of their paper to the Academic Information Center, and the original file can be used online (within the scope of permission to use copyrighted work) Thesis/Dissertation Submission Page
Rules for writing Thesis/Dissertation (Provided by the Graduate School Student Support Department) URL
Thesis/Dissertation Original Text DB URL
Off Campus Access
/ Electronic Resources
You can view electronic resources and video lectures outside of the campus through the Off Campus Access Service. Off Campus Access URL
Legal use of Electronic Resources URL
(Domestic/Foreign Electronic Journal & Academic DB Search)
DataBase URL
Electronic Journal URL
E-Book (Domestic/Foreign) URL
E-Learning (Video Lecture) URL
Reading Room / Group Study Room / Other Facilities You can check the reservation status of various facilities (i.e., reading room, group study room, etc.) We provide locations and manuals of various facilities inside the library. Facility/Seat Reservation URL
Introduction by Facility Type URL
Intensive Studying Space URL
Dedicated Space URL
Movie / Music You can enjoy movies/music in the L-THEATER, which is located inside the CDL. Movie/Music@library URL
Visit Other Libraries When visiting other university libraries, the user must download a ‘Other Library Usage Application Form’ (online) and submit the form to the library. However, you can only read/view materials/books (loan, extension, etc. not allowed) Visit Other Libraries URL
Barrier Free Lounge
(Resting Space for Disabled Students)
The Barrier Free Lounge offers a free learning, resting environment for disabled students, The lounge is equipped with various assistive tools and facilities for disabled students. Barrier Free Lounge URL