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.

국내 학위논문 DB

<RISS> (Link)

RISS(Research Information Sharing Service) is an integrated search platform of books, journal articles, dissertations and theses, research reports, etc. which are published by Korean universities. It is useful site to search korean journals in various fields and dissertations and theses published by Korea graduate schools and also provides intergrated searching for overseas research databases.

한국교육학술정보원에서 운영하는 학술연구정보 데이터베이스로, 국내 발간 석·박사 논문 대부분이 열람 가능

<National Assembly Library> (Link)

저작권 허용된 학위논문은 로그인 후 보기 및 출력 가능하며, 저작권이 제한된 논문은 도서관 2층을 방문하여 ‘국회전자도서관 검색코너’에서 자료 보기 및 출력 가능

Some of master/doctoral theses are not available in full-text because of the copyright, but be able to browse only through the terminals at the National Assembly Library or other institutions which have agreements with the Library. You can browse theses designated PCs on UNIST library 2nd floor. 

해외 학위논문 DB

EThoS (Link)

영국국립도서관에서 제공하는 학위논문 검색 서비스로 110여곳의 영국 대학 학위논문의 검색 및 무료 다운로드(일부)가 가능함

“EThOS is the UK’s national thesis service which aims to maximise the visibility and availability of the UK’s doctoral research theses…
EThOS aims to provide:

  • A national aggregated record of all doctoral theses awarded by UK Higher Education institutions
  • Free access to the full text of as many theses as possible for use by all researchers to further their own research.”

<ProQuest Dissertation Unlimited(PDU)>

북미지역(일부 유럽/아시아 포함) 석박사학위논문 통합검색 가능

▶DODD(Digital Dissertations on Demand)  (바로가기)

– 북미 지역 학문분야별 30위권 이내 대학의 박사논문 약 16만편의 PDF 원문 제공

– 원문 PDF파일 유료구매(15,000원/편) 또는 도서관 웹사이트에서 신청(무료)

PQDT(ProQuest Dissertations & Theses) (바로가기)

– 1,500여개 이상 북미 지역 주요대학 및 학술연구기관들로부터 수여된 석박사 학위논문의 서지/초록 300만여건 정보 제공

– 1997년 이후 자료 대부분은 24페이지까지 미리보기 원문 PDF 제공(무료)

– 오후 4시~익일 오전 9시까지 이용가능(RISS 계정 생성 후 로그인 필요)

– 원문 PDF파일 유료구매($37) 또는 도서관 웹사이트에서 신청(무료)

Useful Tools: Citation, Plagiarism Checking

  1. Citation Tools
    1. ENDNOTE
      • UNIST Portal ( > (bottom of the website) Software Download > Software List > EndNote (※ The Portal’s Software Guide webpage is accessible only in the UNIST IP range)
      • Further Information: Click
    2. Mendeley
      • Desktop and web program for managing and sharing research papers, discovering research data and collaborating online
      • Further Infomation: Click
    3. Zotero
      • Free citation management software plug in for Mozilla Firefox & Chrome/Safari
      • Further Infomation: Click

    Plagiarism Checking Tools: turnitin

    Turnitin is a similarity checking program to check the originality of students and researchers’ writings and prevent potential plagiarism.

    • Further Information: Click

How to Use Thesis/Dissertation

How to Use Printed Thesis/Dissertation

  • Location: Library 3rd floor ‘Theses/Dissertation Shelves (East side, Next to the “Z” shelves)
  • Theses/Dissertation are only available in the library, not allowed to check-out.

How to Use Electronic format of Thesis/Dissertation

▶ SNS Master’s Theses

▶SNS Doctor’s 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.