Announcement on the Library Operational Change due to the spread of COVID-19

writer : Library date: 2020.08.28

※ Relevant: We would like to limit the library reading service in order to prevent infection in accordance with the government’s [Plan to extend social distance level 2 and strengthen quarantine measures in the metropolitan area] due to the surge in the number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in the Seoul metropolitan area. Please cooperate with the restriction policy.


1. Restrictions
  1. Library hours for the registered students: 09:00 ~ 18:00 (Closed Saturday and Sunday)
    (However, access to the library is prohibited from 18:00 to 21:00, checking out and returning books is available at the information desk in closed manner)
  2. Members or external users: not allowed to enter
    (However, it is allowed for members to check out and return books in closed manner at the information desk)
  3. Entry rules
    ① Do febrile check before enter
    ② Must wear a mask in the library all the time and leave within 1 hour
    ③ All the seats in the reading section: wearing a mask is mandatory and must keep social distance which is 2m x 2m = 4㎡
  4. Closed reading room: the 2nd reading room at SoYang Building 8th floor, Group study room (electronic information room), Asia Christian reference room, Graduate reading room, reading room for doctoral program, Han Kyung Jik Memorial library

2. Period: Monday, August 31st, 2020 ~ Friday, September 11th
※ Operation period can be changed along with the government’s COVID-19 countermeasure policy.

※ Check-out, return, mutual resource sharing service are maintained as before.
※ It is not allowed to enter the library without mask (hand sanitizing is also mandatory)

August 28th, 2020
The director of Library

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