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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, 2018)

Bibliographic DBs
Classification Details No. of Titles Remarks
Books General Books Domestic and foreign books housed in the Library 1,524,676
Old and Rare Books Old and rare books housed in the Library 3,301
Seminar Materials Seminar materials housed in the Library 49,075
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 1,967,876
Journals Domestic Academic Articles Domestic academic articles since 1910 4,425,064
Overseas Academic Articles Overseas academic articles housed in the Library 1,176,044
Serials Journals Domestic and foreign serials housed in the Library 25,896
Newspapers Newspapers housed in the Library 1,610
Internet Resources Policy reports posted on websites of governments or public institutions 500,889
Foreign Law DB Original texts and translations of foreign laws 9,798
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 361,651
Total 10,049,415

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, 2018)

Full text DBs
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Pages File Type Remarks
Books General Books 234,153 53,259,288 TIFF,PDF
Old and Rare Books 2,841 1,472,441 TIFF
Seminar Materials 49,043 3,837,519 TIFF,PDF
Overseas Korea-related Materials 3,535 538,373 TIFF
Master and Doctorate Theses 959,413 87,939,345 TIFF,PDF
Domestic Academic Articles 2,197,758 34,363,132 TIFF,PDF
Internet Resources 160,117 32,312,435 TIFF,PDF
Foreign Law DB 494,318 18,086,593 PDF
Reference Information DB 9,798 378,135 PDF
Non-Books 265,282 320,283 PDF
Discontinued Newspapers 10,011 162,446 TIFF,PDF
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 344,487 TIFF
Total 42,343 2,249,313

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, 2018)

Full-text DBs with Auditory Support
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Volumes with Auditory Support Remarks
Books (General, Seminars) 283,196 0
Master and Doctorate Theses 959,413 4,451,989
Academic Articles 2,197,758 251,698
Internet Resources 160,117 235,263,790
Non-Books (Audio Books) 265,282 953,128
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 2,282,391
Total 3,889,143 243,202,996

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