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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 Jan. 31, 2019)

Bibliographic DBs
Classification Details No. of Titles Remarks
Books General Books Domestic and foreign books housed in the Library 1,590,361
Old and Rare Books Old and rare books housed in the Library 3,303
Seminar Materials Seminar materials housed in the Library 51,751
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 2,011,329
Journals Domestic Academic Articles Domestic academic articles since 1910 4,631,557
Overseas Academic Articles Overseas academic articles housed in the Library 1,208,850
Serials Journals Domestic and foreign serials housed in the Library 26,053
Newspapers Newspapers housed in the Library 1,607
Internet Resources Policy reports posted on websites of governments or public institutions 526,986
Foreign Law DB Original texts and translations of foreign laws 10,384
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 369,272
Total 10,434,988

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 Jan. 31, 2019)

Full text DBs
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Pages File Type Remarks
Books General Books 256,138 55,528,260 TIFF,PDF
Old and Rare Books 2,854 1,522,348 TIFF
Seminar Materials 52,924 4,119,383 TIFF
Overseas Korea-related Materials 3,535 538,373 TIFF
Master and Doctorate Theses 1,003,491 93,803,491 TIFF,PDF
Domestic Academic Articles 2,267,514 35,485,321 TIFF,PDF
Internet Resources 163,158 32,815,520 TIFF,PDF
Foreign Law DB 518,728 19,325,753 PDF
Reference Information DB 10,384 409,138 PDF
Non-Books 274,766 329,767 PDF
Discontinued Newspapers 10,011 162,446 TIFF,PDF
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 344,487 TIFF
Total 43,304 2,292,870

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 Jan. 31, 2019)

Full-text DBs with Auditory Support
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Volumes with Auditory Support Remarks
Books (General, Seminars) 309,062 0
Master and Doctorate Theses 1,003,491 4,630,184
Academic Articles 2,267,514 275,796
Internet Resources 163,158 246,677,157
Non-Books (Audio Books) 274,766 997,202
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 2,355,096
Total 4,041,368 254,935,435

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