Research Guides

Research Guides each of which is designed to help you find the most useful resources relevant to your department. It contains useful information and details of recommended resources to support your studies

If you don’t know what to use or where to search to find necessary information for your research, try this guide.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT)

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) is the world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997.

You can access the PQDT through the RISS from 4 pm to 9 am. Only 24 pages of full text are available to read. If you want to get full text of theses, request Document Delivery Service or purchase it yourself.


PQDT Open provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge. You can quickly and easily locate theses relevant to your discipline, and view the complete text in PDF format.

Open Access Theses and Dissertation

Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD) aims to be the best possible resource for finding open accessgraduate theses and dissertations published around the world.

Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 800 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes over 1.6 million theses and dissertations.

National Assembly Library

The National Assembly Library allows users to search and use for various materials, including master’s and doctoral dissertations published in Korea.

Among the materials available at the National Assembly Library, copyrighted items are available at the NAL Search Corner on the 2nd floor of the library. Use paid print service if you want to print.

If the full-text is not available, it can be provided free of charge through the library Document Delivery Service (DDS).

UNIST's Master & Ph.D. Theses

ScholarWorks@UNIST is the UNIST’s institutional repository, preserving and providing access to content created by members of the Institute.

Following theses are recently published by students of the School of Life Sciences.

for Master Theses

for Ph.D. Theses

How to search and get the Theses & Dissertations

UNIST Theses Reference Style Guides

The reference styles of UNIST theses have been changed like below. Graduate students who will write thier theses would apply suitable reference style.

Visit the ‘Writing & Submitting Your Thesis’ page for more details. This page provid information about each stage of writing and submitting your thesis/dissertation.

Document Delivery Service

If some journal titles or articles you need are not available in the UNIST Library, you can get the materials by using DDS(Document Delivery Service).

Your requested items are available within 2-7 days.

Search at Other Libraries

Search total 8 million books from other university libraries in Korea. Journals, theses, and dissertations are also available.