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Databases Available

Building the database of national bibliography, the National Assembly Library plays the leading role in
establishing digital full texts.

Bibliographic DBs

(As of May. 31, 2019)

Bibliographic DBs
Classification Details No. of Titles Remarks
Books General Books Domestic and foreign books housed in the Library 1,620,844
Old and Rare Books Old and rare books housed in the Library 3,303
Seminar Materials Seminar materials housed in the Library 52,415
Overseas Korea-related Materials Overseas Korea-related materials housed in the Library 3,535
Master and Doctorate Theses Domestic master and doctorate theses since 1945 2,040,334
Journals Domestic Academic Articles Domestic academic articles since 1910 4,723,149
Overseas Academic Articles Overseas academic articles housed in the Library 1,229,922
Serials Journals Domestic and foreign serials housed in the Library 26,173
Newspapers Newspapers housed in the Library 1,607
Internet Resources Policy reports posted on websites of governments or public institutions 538,682
Foreign Law DB Original texts and translations of foreign laws 10,655
Reference Information DB Tables, graphs, organization charts, photos, maps, and summary tables contained in major books and materials
Non-Books Digital, audio, video, microform materials, maps and others 375,384
Total 10,626,003

Full-text DBs

Full-text DBs of books, theses and various indexes without the consent of the copyright owners cannot be accessed on the internet but be viewed only through the terminals at the National Assembly Library or other institutions which have agreements with the Library.

(As of May. 31, 2019)

Full text DBs
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Pages File Type Remarks
Books General Books 267,570 57,694,143 TIFF,PDF
Old and Rare Books 2,867 1,577,330 TIFF
Seminar Materials 52,229 4,059,375 TIFF,PDF
Overseas Korea-related Materials 3,535 538,373 TIFF
Master and Doctorate Theses 1,018,164 95,767,295 TIFF,PDF
Domestic Academic Articles 2,297,959 35,989,370 TIFF,PDF
Internet Resources 164,588 33,094,720 TIFF,PDF
Foreign Law DB 532,117 20,196,446 PDF
Reference Information DB 10,655 423,551 PDF
Non-Books 273,285 328,286 PDF
Discontinued Newspapers 14,011 252,110 TIFF,PDF
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 344,487 TIFF
Total 43,495 2,301,906

Full text Full-text DBs with Auditory Support

Table below shows the current status of National Assembly Library’s full-text DBs with auditory support.

(As of May. 31, 2019)

Full-text DBs with Auditory Support
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Volumes with Auditory Support Remarks
Books (General, Seminars) 319,799 0
Master and Doctorate Theses 1,018,164 4,703,852
Academic Articles 2,297,959 287,203
Internet Resources 164,588 252,567,392
Non-Books (Audio Books) 273,285 1,011,870
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 2,386,859
Total 4,097,172 260,957,176

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