National Library of Korea Research Information Services

National Library of Korea (NLK) launch brand new services, RINK(Research Information services, National Library of Korea) to support academic research activities using national collections and enable researchers in specialized fields to focus on research activities.

Services
  • Using the National Collection
    • 20 Books at a time for up to 60 days
    • Rare Books, Old Books, etc
  • Using the Online Resources
    • Original texts such domestic and overseas academic databases
    • Overseas academic e-books
  • Various Research Spaces
    • Carrel(Reserved), Open Spaces(Non-reserved)
    • Lockers for personal belongings
  • Seminar Room
    • Research Lounge, Collaboration Spaces etc
    • Available for 2-70 people
    • Wireless Collaboration System etc.
Programs
Table about Programs
programs Support for Research
Support for Projects 1. National R&D A person or team member who performs national R & D projects using library collections.
2. A Academi Book A person who holds doctoral degree and has registered one or more academic papers in KCI and SCI or equivalent journal within the last 10 years or has written more than one academic books A person who intends to write a academic book using a library collection.
3. A Journal Article A person who has a master's degree and registered one or more academic papers in KCI and SCI or equivalent journal within the last 10 years or has written more than one academic book A person who intends to submit a journal paper using a library collection
4. Research Materials Search A person who intends to investigate the research materials for a short period of time (within 3 weeks) using a library collection
5. A Doctoral thesis A person who has a master's degree A person who intends to write a doctoral dissertation using a library collection
Support for Researchers 6. Overseas Researcher A person who has a master's degree A person who belongs to an overseas research institute wants to conduct research using a library collection or a person who has been recommended by a librarian
7. Post-Doctoral Fellow A person who has a master's degree and registered one or more academic papers in KCI and SCI or equivalent journal within the last 10 years or has written more than one academic book A person who belongs to an research institute wants to conduct research using a library collection.
8. Research Fellow(that is a researcher who works for limited-term appoinment in an academic institution)
Table about Programs
l. Support for Projects
programs 1. National R&D
Qualification A person or team member who performs national R & D projects using library collections.
Table about Programs
l. Support for Projects
programs 2. A Academi Book
Qualification A person who holds doctoral degree and has registered one or more academic papers in KCI and SCI or equivalent journal within the last 10 years or has written more than one academic books
A person or team member who performs national R & D projects using library collections.
Table about Programs
l. Support for Projects
programs 3. A Journal Article
Qualification A person who has a master's degree and registered one or more academic papers in KCI and SCI or equivalent journal within the last 10 years or has written more than one academic book
A person who intends to submit a journal paper using a library collection
Table about Programs
l. Support for Projects
programs 4. ResearchMaterialsSearch
Qualification A person who has a master's degree and registered one or more academic papers in KCI and SCI or equivalent journal within the last 10 years or has written more than one academic book
A person who intends to investigate the research materials for a short period of time (within 3 weeks) using a library collection
Table about Programs
l. Support for Projects
programs 5. A Doctoral thesis
Qualification A person who has a master's degree
A person who intends to write a doctoral dissertation using a library collection
Table about Programs
ll. Support for Researchers
programs 6. Overseas Researcher
Qualification A person who has a master's degree
A person who belongs to an overseas research institute wants to conduct research using a library collection or a person who has been recommended by a librarian
Table about Programs
ll. Support for Researchers
programs 7. Post-Doctoral Fellow, 8. Research Fellow(that is a researcher who works for limited-term appoinment in an academic institution)
Qualification A person who has a master's degree and registered one or more academic papers in KCI and SCI or equivalent journal within the last 10 years or has written more than one academic book
A person who belongs to an overseas research institute wants to conduct research using a library collection
Service procedure
  • Application
    • Sign up at the National Library of Korea Web Site (http://www.nl.go.kr)
    • National Library of Korea Web Site ▶ Services ▶ Research Information Services ▶ Complete after downloading the application form
      ▶ Submit the application by e-mail(rink@korea.kr)
    • Required Documents
Table about Service procedure
Common
  • [Appendix 1] Research Information Services Application Download
  • [Appendix 1-2] Library Materials List Download
  • [Appendix 1-3] Personal Information Collection and Use Agreement
  • [Appendix 5] Facilities and Equipment Use Pledge Download
Additional
Program 2. A Academic Book, 3. A Journal Article, 4.Research Materials Search, 5. A Doctoral thesis
  • [Appendix 1-1] Research Proposal Download
Program 6. Overseas Researcher
  • [Appendix 1-1] Research Proposal Download
  • [Appendix 1-4] Recommendation Letter Download
Program 7. Post-Doctoral Fellow, 8. Research Fellow(that is a researcher who works for limited-term appoinment in an academic institution)
  • [Appendix 1-1] Research Proposal Download
    Documentation that proves you belong to an academic institution.
    (Employment Certification, Research Agreement)

※ You must sign in the signature box when submitting the documents

  • Approval : E-mail notification of approval within 3 business days after receipt of application
  • Orientation
    • Every Tuesday and Thursday 10 am
    • Services available after attending the orientation within two weeks of receiving the approval email
  • Use Period : 1 year from service start date and extend for up to 6 months
    (Research Materials Search program can be used for 3 weeks from service start date)
  • Using the Research Spaces
    • Carrel for 1 person(Reserved) : Must use more than 10 times a month
    • Open Spaces(Non-Reserved) : Must use more than 4 times a month
  • Research Results : Restricted application for other programs when not submitted
Seminar Room
  • Meetings of academic societies, associations, research teams, etc. or for small and medium academic events (available for 2-70 people)
  • Program support for researchers using research information services
  • Contact ☎ +82-2-590-0600 / rink@korea.kr
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