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Central Library

The Central Library website is
You can get more information on the library's services from here.

Operating Hours

  • During the Semester
During the Semester
Monday thru FridaySaturdaySunday & Holidays
Reservation desk09:00~21:0009:00~15:00Closed
Study Room05:00~24:0005:00~24:0005:00~24:00
  • During the Vacation
During the Vacation
Monday thru FridaySaturdaySunday & Holidays
Reservation desk09:00~17:00ClosedClosed
Study Room05:00~24:0005:00~24:0005:00~24:00

Library Facilities Map

Library Facilities Map

Library Service

Book Loans

  • 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) or fees.
  • You can check the due date of the borrowed book on-line through the Soongsil library website. The website is services are also available in English.


  • 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 ‘renewal'. They will be automatically renewed for 14 days. However, if there is a reservation request 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 : 5 books for a 14 day period with up to 2 extensions.
  • Graduate Students : 10 books for a 30 day period with up to 2 extensions.

Returning Books

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

Using the Study Room

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