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1900s


1938 / 05

Opened “Kyoung-sung Women’s Medical College Library”

1948 / 05

Renamed “Seoul Women’s Medical College Library”

Medical Library | 1974

1957 / 01

Expanded and renamed “Soodo Medical College Library”

1966 / 12

Changed the name of “Woosuk University Science Library”

1969 / 06

Newly built and opened as an independent building on the 2nd floor of “Park Chun-Ja’s Memorial Library”

1971 / 12

The merger of Wooseok Academy and Korea Central Academy, renamed “Korea University Medical Library”

1985 / 12

Alumni Association decided to raise funds for the construction of a medical library [Professor La Bok-young, Chairman of the Construction Committee]

1991 / 01

“Korea University Central Library” was renamed “Korea University Library”

1991 / 03

「Korea University Medical Library」 opened and moved to the new green campus in Anam-dong

1994 / 02

Introduction of a Computerized Library Management System “AIMS“

2000s


2000 / 02

Introduction of a new classification system for oriental books [DDC / New chronological book symbol]

2000/09

Changed department name to “Medical Library Service Department”

2001/05

Opened Medical Library new homepage

2002/06

Reorganized by the Korea University branch library and the Korea University Medical Center

2004/07

Introduction of library academic information system XM-LAS/New-DL service

2006/03

Changed acquisition policy based on electronic journals

2006/08

Opening of “National Examination Preparation Room”

2007/03

Provide customized education and research support service

2008/08

Moving to the first floor of the serial room and installation of a seminar room inside the electronic information room

2010s


2010/10

Relocation of some of books to the Central library preservation room

2014/07

Opening of “Pre-medical Student’s Reading Room”

2015/01

Relocation of Health Science Library books (medical subject) and entrance management gates

2015/02

Establishment of a Next-gen Academic Information System (TULIB) and new homepage

2015/12

Establishment of RFID automation system

2016/03

Launching of Easy Loan service

2017/09

Launching of Guro/Ansan Hospital Branch :oan service

2018/07

Disposal of books and journals [18,070 books]

2019/02~05

Opening of 2 new preservation rooms and relocation of books [71,695 books]

2019/03~12

Renovation of Medical library (Design/construction) and renamed “Haeyeon Medical Library”

2020s


2020/04

Awarded “Medical Library Award” by the Korea Medical Library Association