Riss International and Korean Studies2019 ACU e-learning Conference
"RISS International http://intl.riss.kr has been open to everyone around the world since 2006. RISS International is a service with an embedded comprehensive search engine that allows researchers to search and access full-text versions of about 1.5 million theses and 5.5 million journal articles published in the Republic of Korea. The International Library Loan (ILL) services of RISS International are free to member institutions, where a limited and amount of materials can be accessed. This paper introduces RISS International services with data composition and the major features including ILL. Any academic institution outside of the Republic of Korea can become a member institution of RISS International free of charge. This paper presents RISS International with its new interface which launched in July, 2019 along with the major changes in functions and operation policies. This paper also presents user trends and two exemplary cases of RISS International member institutions. Furthermore, this paper concludes with the future directions for the betterment of RISS International and welcoming its future members from ASEAN academic institutions. "