The Department of Library and Information Science at Keimyung University offers distinguished programs not found in the other 32 universities with LIS departments the as it strives for excellence.
l Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) program in library and information science
l Certificate Program in Library Education which is a part of School of Library and Information Services (Librarianship Program)
l Top quality university library (Dong-San library)
Graduates may receive national librarian license in addition to a degree in LIS. Students enrolled in courses from the Department of Education may also receive certificates of school-media librarian and may get employment as a school-media librarian.
The Department of Library and Information Science proudly achieved the following:
l Ranked #1 for the most monographs published (of the 32 Library and Information Science programs in Korea)
l Ranked #1 for the most publications enlisted in SSCI (Social Science Index) among the 32 Library and Information Science programs in Korea (based study conducted by Choi, Hee-gon (1999)
l The Library and Information Science Department has had the distinction of receiving the Korean governmentsponsored projects - BK1 PLUS and Ck-1 - simultaneously.