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History

History
Jul. 19, 2018

Allowing of users to bring their own books into the library reading rooms

Jul. 1, 2018

Full support for the library remuneration earned from the use of the National Assembly Digital Library

May. 17, 2018

Publishing of the first issue of the National Assembly Library Webzine

May. 8, 2018

Registering of documents from the provisional assembly as Cultural Properties No. 710

Apr. 26, 2018

Establishment of the Research Data Center to utilize the micro data of the National Statistical Office

Feb. 26, 2018

Opening of the services "National Research Information Cloud" and "Sharing of information among researchers"

Feb. 1, 2018

Hosting of the vision proclamation ceremony toward the 4th industrial revolution

Oct. 11, 2017

Hosting of the special exhibition, "Re- encounter Hangeul at the National Assembly Library"

Apr. 26~28, 2017

Hosting of the 2017 APLAP Conference

Feb. 20, 2017

Hosting of the "The National Assembly Library’s 65-year history in publications and records" exhibition

Feb. 16, 2017

Opening of the service "Jachitonggamgangmok Gyeongjajabon"

Dec. 16, 2016

Complete amendment of the National Assembly Library Act

Nov. 24, 2016

Establishment of the Data Convergence and Analysis Division

Aug. 31, 2016

Granting young people the right to free access

Apr. 14~16, 2016

Hosting of the National Assembly Library Fair

Apr. 8, 2016

Signing an agreement with the ISNI (International Standard Name Identifier) as an institution registered in the country

Mar. 28, 2016

Signing of the Agreement on Establishment of the National Assembly Library Archives

Feb. 1, 2016

Commencement of data visualization service, the first of its kind in the country

Oct. 6, 2015

Hosting of the "Korean early printing and records" exhibition

Oct. 1, 2015

Opening of the Humanities & Natural Science and Social Science rooms

Aug. 6, 2015

Signing of the Business Agreement with the National Council Association of Chairmen

Jun. 4, 2015

Opening of the "Parliamentary Information System of the National Assembly and Local Councils"

May. 26, 2015

Start of the free registration service for the Library’s outdoor stage

Apr. 22~24, 2015

Hosting of the 4th International Conference on Asian Special Libraries

Dec. 30, 2014

Opening of a trial service of the "National Assembly Human Network"

Dec. 29, 2014

Appointment of the 20th Chief Librarian Dr. Eun Chul Lee

May. 14, 2014

Opening of the Legal Information Center

Apr. 18, 2014

Creating the National Assembly Forest Library

Dec. 13, 2013

Reorganization of the Library (18 divisions, 304 personnel)

Nov. 29, 2012

Hosted the 10th conference of the Korean Association for Research Information

May. 2, 2012

Set up the Multicultural Family Section in the Current Collections Room

Feb. 20 ~

Mar. 2, 2012

Held the National Assembly Library´s 60th anniversary celebration

May 26, 2011

Eased rules for users under 18 in accordance with recommendations by the National Human Rights Commission of the Republic of Korea

May 24, 2010

Opened the Hong Jin Memorial Hall

Jan. 28, 2010

Concluded the 1,000th agreement on information exchange

Nov. 20, 2009

Opened the Branch Library at Dokdo.

Dec.18, 2007

Opened the Digital Legislative Resource Center

Aug.16~19, 2006

Hosted the 22nd IFLA Annual Conference of Library and Research Services for Parliaments

Nov. 13, 2005

Opened the library stack at Annex Building

Feb.18, 2005

Expanded the scope of users to those aged 18 and over

Sept.8, 2002

Started opening on Sundays

Feb.20, 2002

Hosted an International conference in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Assembly Library

May 30 ~

Jun.20, 2001

Hosted an exhibition on distorted Japanese history textbooks

Mar.11, 2000

Concluded the first agreement on information exchange with Yonsei University

Oct.1, 1998

Opened to the public (aged 20 and over)

Dec.31, 1997

Established the basic plan for Digital Library of the National Assembly Library

Sept.6, 1996

Joined the Global Legal Information Network (GLIN)

Aug.14 ~ 28, 1995

Hosted the National Assembly Book Fair in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of National Liberation Day

May 7~10, 1990

Hosted the first conference of the Association of Parliamentary Librarians of Asia and the Pacific (APLAP)

Dec.29, 1988

Re-enacted the National Assembly Library Act (restored to independent vice-ministerial level organization)

Feb.20, 1988

Opened the National Assembly Library new building

Feb.10, 1981

Abolished the National Assembly Act (became subordinate to the National Assembly Secretariat)

Sept.9, 1975

Relocated to the National Assembly building in Yeouido, Seoul

Jul. 4, 1967

Joined the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)

Dec.26, 1963

Enacted the National Assembly Library Act (became an independent organization)

Feb.20, 1952

Established in Mudeokjeon, Gyeongnam Provincial Office, Busan, the provisional capital of the nation in the midst of the 1950-1953 Korean War



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