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Building the database of national bibliography, the National Assembly Library plays the leading role in
establishing digital full texts.



Bibliographic DBs

(As of Apr. 30, 2020)

Bibliographic DBs
Classification Details No. of Titles Remarks
Books General Books Domestic and foreign books housed in the Library 1,703,962
Old and Rare Books Old and rare books housed in the Library 3,303
Seminar Materials Seminar materials housed in the Library 55,116
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 2,091,886
Journals Domestic Academic Articles Domestic academic articles since 1910 4,939,225
Overseas Academic Articles Overseas academic articles housed in the Library 1,263,723
Serials Journals Domestic and foreign serials housed in the Library 26,320
Newspapers Newspapers housed in the Library 1,614
Internet Resources Policy reports posted on websites of governments or public institutions 568,166
Foreign Law DB Original texts and translations of foreign laws 11,377
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 465,771
Total 11,133,998

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 Apr. 30, 2020)

Full text DBs
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Pages File Type Remarks
Books General Books 310,646 66,368,549 TIFF,PDF
Old and Rare Books 2,946 1,687,595 TIFF
Seminar Materials 54,973 4,298,441 TIFF,PDF
Overseas Korea-related Materials 3,535 538,373 TIFF
Master and Doctorate Theses 1,067,402 101,618,669 TIFF,PDF
Domestic Academic Articles 2,513,916 39,291,447 TIFF,PDF
Internet Resources 184,374 37,185,188 TIFF,PDF
Foreign Law DB 561,787 21,676,949 PDF
Reference Information DB 11,377 461,381 PDF
Non-Books 336,555 391,556 PDF
Discontinued Newspapers 95,473 975,387 TIFF,PDF
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 344,487 TIFF
Total 44,324 2,308,983

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 Apr. 30, 2020)

Full-text DBs with Auditory Support
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Volumes with Auditory Support Remarks
Books (General, Seminars) 365,619 0
Master and Doctorate Theses 1,067,402 5,210,685
Academic Articles 2,513,916 331,969
Internet Resources 184,374 277,147,005
Non-Books (Audio Books) 336,555 1,061,097
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 2,621,184
Total 4,491,243 286,371,940


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