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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 Jul. 31, 2018)

Bibliographic DBs
Classification Details No. of Titles Remarks
Books General Books Domestic and foreign books housed in the Library 1,542,608
Old and Rare Books Old and rare books housed in the Library 3,301
Seminar Materials Seminar materials housed in the Library 49,831
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 1,979,711
Journals Domestic Academic Articles Domestic academic articles since 1910 4,468,854
Overseas Academic Articles Overseas academic articles housed in the Library 1,185,377
Serials Journals Domestic and foreign serials housed in the Library 25,916
Newspapers Newspapers housed in the Library 1,609
Internet Resources Policy reports posted on websites of governments or public institutions 508,340
Foreign Law DB Original texts and translations of foreign laws 9,957
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 363,662
Total 10,142,701

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 Jul. 31, 2018)

Full text DBs
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Pages File Type Remarks
Books General Books 238,921 53,820,119 TIFF,PDF
Old and Rare Books 2,841 1,472,441 TIFF
Seminar Materials 49,789 3,861,540 TIFF,PDF
Overseas Korea-related Materials 3,535 538,373 TIFF
Master and Doctorate Theses 964,690 88,651,847 TIFF,PDF
Domestic Academic Articles 2,209,572 34,550,731 TIFF,PDF
Internet Resources 160,267 32,350,475 TIFF,PDF
Foreign Law DB 500,924 18,483,792 PDF
Reference Information DB 9,957 385,923 PDF
Non-Books 268,808 323,809 PDF
Discontinued Newspapers 10,011 162,446 TIFF,PDF
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 344,487 TIFF
Total 42,626 2,259,212

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 Jul. 31, 2018)

Full-text DBs with Auditory Support
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Volumes with Auditory Support Remarks
Books (General, Seminars) 288,710 0
Master and Doctorate Theses 964,690 4,485,318
Academic Articles 2,209,572 256,948
Internet Resources 160,267 237,205,195
Non-Books (Audio Books) 268,808 958,426
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 2,294,220
Total 3,915,424 245,200,107

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