Books & Multimedia
Silk Road Online Public Access Catalog
DULA Library is pleased to present new material not only in our physical library located on campus, but additional online resources for easier access for students and faculty members as well. The new website has a new format which guides patrons to useful resources for professional development, research, and academic materials. We have begun to build our new e-library which includes an online catalogue through Silk Road OPAC system that allows users to browse our current holdings, check the status of loans, and reserve materials remotely. DULA Library has also added many new books to our library in order to support your academic goals. Please come and explore our new and improved space! Additionally, all online resources are available 24/7. For any inquiries or reference questions please contact the librarian at email@example.com
Please click on the URL above to remotely access to our online library catalog!
To view a list of newly added materials to the Library’s collection, click on the links below.
Students in the MSOM and DAOM programs may refer to the resources listed below to prepare for the California Acupuncture License Exam and NCCAOM Exam.
All items listed are available in print form through the DULA Library unless otherwise noted. Questions unique to these exams may only be found in the English versions of these texts.
DULA Library offers Students & Faculty the LIRN online databases allowing each library patron to have access to a variety of e-books, full-text articles, and periodical publications, journals, and newspapers. LIRN is available 24/7 though internet access, allowing students and faculty access according to their schedule. The library patrons are able to access the LIRN databases (https://proxy.lirn.net/DonggukUnivLosAngeles) directly and they can have their LIRN access credentials at the library reference desk. Through the LIRN online collections, students and faculty have access to database vendors such as ProQuest, GALE, and EBSCOhost. Each vendor has numerous databases that can be searched by subject or search individual databases like the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) for reference information. DULA researchers can search for reference materials such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, and almanacs as well as full-text articles from journals, e-books, newspapers and magazines across multidisciplinary subjects.
Accessing LIRN Portal
To access your LIRN databases, go to:
Please have your Username and Password at the library reference desk.
URL, Username, and Passwords are case sensitive.
This is an Institutional-level login. Note that on the LIRN Portal, there is a search box that allows you to directly query across vendors using federated search service, LIRN Search. The default view is the Subject view. You can change this view during your current session by clicking on one of the other tabs (alphabetical, simple, vendor).
ProQuest Core is composed of:
- ProQuest Central – 57 multidisciplinary databses
- Ebook Central: Academic Complete – 145,000+ ebooks
- Gale Virtual Reference Library – 2500+ ebooks
- Statista – a source for infographics and statistics
Our Librarian has composed several YouTube Videos that you might find useful.
Of particular interest: Starting Your Research with LIRN’s ProQuest Core
If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Digital Multimedia Collection
As part of university-wide efforts to continually improve the quality of its services and resources, the Library created the Digital Multimedia Collection to refine and broaden accessibility to its media resources. Hardcopy audiovisual materials, including VHS, DVD and CD items, have begun conversion to digital files, and are made available for online viewing and lending upon completion.
The Library anticipates the digitized items made available for lending. Hardcopy and digital audiovisual materials acquired by the Library following this process are evaluated, selected and added to the Digital Multimedia Collection on an ongoing basis. Physical materials are available for lending for DULA community members, while digitizal materials are only accessible by current DULA students, faculty and staff.
CAPSTONE Archival Collection
The Capstone Project is the culmination of a student’s work and study in the Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) program, demanding demonstrated application of knowledge gained through evidence-based practice and research. The project is a requisite to graduate and earn a clinical doctorate degree from DULA. Hardcopies of completed projects are retained by the Library for reference by future DAOM students.
In the university’s efforts to improve usability and accessibility of information resources, the Library instituted the Capstone Digitization Project. Capstone projects housed by the library have begun conversion to digital files for online consumption. Capstone projects are only accessible by current DULA students, faculty and staff.
The Library anticipates the full digitization of currently completed and published Capstone projects to be made available for lending through the Capstone Archival Collection. Subsequently, Capstone projects continue to be digitized and added to the Capstone Archival Collection on an ongoing basis.
For further information and assistance regarding capstone projects, contact with university librarian.