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Kyung Hee University Central Library
경희대학교 도서관

Kyung Hee University

Library Hours
Monday 8:30 am 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am 9:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am 5:00 pm

Address: 26 Kyunghee-daero, Dongdaemun-gu
Korea, South

Phone: +82-02-961-0072

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Library details: Kyung Hee University Central Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Kyong hee University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 1,421,413 volumes. The library circulates 132,035 items per year. The library serves a population of 1,868,675 FTE Enrollment.

Other Info: Kyung Hee University Central Library started with 700 books donated by the president of Kyung Hee University Dr. Young Seek Choue in a temporary building in Busan, 1951. The present library building with a total area of 12,892㎡ was established on June 13, 1968. Currently, it possesses about 1.4 million books and 2,000 seats. The Central Library includes open-stack section, reference and serials section, electronic resources service room, theses & dissertations room, North-Korean publications room, traditional books room, juvenile archives room, study rooms, seminar rooms, etc. There are also specialized branch libraries; oriental medicine library, law library, medical library, music library, and GIP (Peace Studies) library. The Central Library operates with a total computerized library system called KHIS, which manages browsing, returning, searching, purchasing books etc. Furthermore, the Library provides wide arrange of information from e-journals, e-books, web databases, and archives. The Central Library strongly supports the education, research and learning activities of all Kyung Hee University members.

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Organizational structure: The library is part of a privately-funded organization. It operates on a Non-profit financial model.

Academic Level: The library Serves an educational institution at the University level.

Statistics Academic
Enrollment 1,868,675FTE Students
Collection size1,421,413volumes
Annual Circulation132,035transactions

wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemAlma2018
Previous Automation SystemSolars2011
Discovery Service (w/index)Primo Central2018
Previous Discovery IndexSummon2015
Discovery InterfacePrimo2018
Previous Discovery InterfaceSummon2015
OpenURL Link resolver360 Link2015
Previous Link resolverSFX2007
Federated search productMetaLib 
Item ID TypeBarcode 
The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.

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Identifiers ID37245
OCLC SymbolK7Y
WorldCat Registry ID87637

Record History: This listing was created on Apr 22, 2008 and was last modified on Jan 18, 2022.

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