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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 Aug. 31, 2019)

Bibliographic DBs
Classification Details No. of Titles Remarks
Books General Books Domestic and foreign books housed in the Library 1,657,583
Old and Rare Books Old and rare books housed in the Library 3,303
Seminar Materials Seminar materials housed in the Library 53,145
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 2,059,627
Journals Domestic Academic Articles Domestic academic articles since 1910 4,818,904
Overseas Academic Articles Overseas academic articles housed in the Library 1,244,979
Serials Journals Domestic and foreign serials housed in the Library 26,220
Newspapers Newspapers housed in the Library 1,607
Internet Resources Policy reports posted on websites of governments or public institutions 550,414
Foreign Law DB Original texts and translations of foreign laws 10,869
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 436,461
Total 10,866,647

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 Aug. 31, 2019)

Full text DBs
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Pages File Type Remarks
Books General Books 293,883 62,061,233 TIFF,PDF
Old and Rare Books 2,867 1,577,330 TIFF
Seminar Materials 53,039 4,111,920 TIFF,PDF
Overseas Korea-related Materials 3,535 538,373 TIFF
Master and Doctorate Theses 1,044,335 99,113,887 TIFF,PDF
Domestic Academic Articles 2,421,300 36,788,100 TIFF,PDF
Internet Resources 174,177 35,003,260 TIFF,PDF
Foreign Law DB 544,037 21,013,401 PDF
Reference Information DB 10,863 436,474 PDF
Non-Books 264,686 319,687 PDF
Discontinued Newspapers 70,410 768,591 TIFF,PDF
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 344,487 TIFF
Total 43,633 2,303,212

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 Aug. 31, 2019)

Full-text DBs with Auditory Support
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Volumes with Auditory Support Remarks
Books (General, Seminars) 346,922 0
Master and Doctorate Theses 1,044,335 4,950,142
Academic Articles 2,421,300 314,085
Internet Resources 174,177 264,379,955
Non-Books (Audio Books) 264,686 1,038,039
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 2,519,472
Total 4,274,797 273,201,693

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