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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 Mar. 31, 2019)

Bibliographic DBs
Classification Details No. of Titles Remarks
Books General Books Domestic and foreign books housed in the Library 1,598,830
Old and Rare Books Old and rare books housed in the Library 3,303
Seminar Materials Seminar materials housed in the Library 51,957
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 2,023,304
Journals Domestic Academic Articles Domestic academic articles since 1910 4,663,568
Overseas Academic Articles Overseas academic articles housed in the Library 1,216,775
Serials Journals Domestic and foreign serials housed in the Library 26,108
Newspapers Newspapers housed in the Library 1,607
Internet Resources Policy reports posted on websites of governments or public institutions 531,256
Foreign Law DB Original texts and translations of foreign laws 10,504
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 369,582
Total 10,500,329

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 Mar. 31, 2019)

Full text DBs
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Pages File Type Remarks
Books General Books 256,574 56,480,376 TIFF,PDF
Old and Rare Books 2,854 1,522,348 TIFF
Seminar Materials 53,161 4,134,591 TIFF,PDF
Overseas Korea-related Materials 3,535 538,373 TIFF
Master and Doctorate Theses 1,005,355 94,090,439 TIFF,PDF
Domestic Academic Articles 2,275,146 35,617,311 TIFF,PDF
Internet Resources 162,932 32,797,869 TIFF,PDF
Foreign Law DB 524,871 19,690,949 PDF
Reference Information DB 10,504 416,299 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 43,347 2,295,141

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 Mar. 31, 2019)

Full-text DBs with Auditory Support
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Volumes with Auditory Support Remarks
Books (General, Seminars) 309,735 0
Master and Doctorate Theses 1,005,355 4,646,433
Academic Articles 2,275,146 277,191
Internet Resources 162,932 248,420,396
Non-Books (Audio Books) 274,766 999,062
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 2,362,497
Total 4,051,311 256,705,579

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