Campus Life

Central Library

Operating Hours

During Semester

Mon-Fri Sat Sun & Holidays
Checkout Desk 09:00 – 21:00 09:00 – 15:00 Closed
Study Room 06:00 – 24:00 06:00 – 24:00 06:00 – 24:00

Vacation time

Mon-Fri Sat Sun & Holidays
Checkout Desk 09:00 – 17:00 Closed Closed
Study Room 06:00 – 24:00 06:00 – 24:00 06:00 – 24:00

Library Facilities Map

Library Service

Borrowing Books

  • Once you are ready to check out, you will need to scan your student ID card on the card reader and place your books on the counter before you leave the library.
  • Remember you cannot borrow book(s) if you have overdue library book(s)
  • You can check the book’s due date on-line through the Soongsil library website. The address is listed on the previous page and has services available in English.

Renewing Books

  • You cannot renew your books if you have any overdue book(s) or fees
  • It is best to renew your book(s) on-line. Go to the Soongsil library website and check [My library]. Select [Renew Books]. They will automatically be renewed for 14 days.
    However, if there is a reservation on the book(s) you will not be able to renew them.
  • Or you can renew your book(s) in person at the reservation desk. Make sure you bring your book(s) and student ID card with you.
    You can only renew your book(s) twice.

Loan Period

  • Undergraduate Students: 7 books for a 14 day period with up to 2 extensions.
  • Graduate Students: 15 books for a 30 day period with up to 2 extensions.

Returning Books

  • The borrowed books can be returned to Circulation Desk on the 3rd floor or you can use a automatic checkout machine.

How to use study room seats

  • Scan your ID card → Choose the function → Choose the room → Choose the seat → Print the ticket

Using the Media Room

  • You can find a list of materials and resources on the library website or through the catalog available at the reservation desk on the 5th floor.
  • When you find the resource you want, you are free to locate the item yourself on the shelf. They are filed in Korean alphabetical order.
  • Once you have found what you want, you will need to take it to the information desk and they will assign you a seat and a DVD player
    (more than one person can view the same DVD at the same time and location).