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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 Dec. 31, 2019)

Bibliographic DBs
Classification Details No. of Titles Remarks
Books General Books Domestic and foreign books housed in the Library 1,689,444
Old and Rare Books Old and rare books housed in the Library 3,303
Seminar Materials Seminar materials housed in the Library 55,032
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 2,079,132
Journals Domestic Academic Articles Domestic academic articles since 1910 4,916,249
Overseas Academic Articles Overseas academic articles housed in the Library 1,259,355
Serials Journals Domestic and foreign serials housed in the Library 26,253
Newspapers Newspapers housed in the Library 1,607
Internet Resources Policy reports posted on websites of governments or public institutions 561,975
Foreign Law DB Original texts and translations of foreign laws 11,121
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 464,891
Total 11,071,897

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 Dec. 31, 2019)

Full text DBs
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Pages File Type Remarks
Books General Books 310,104 66,218,923 TIFF,PDF
Old and Rare Books 2,947 1,688,096 TIFF
Seminar Materials 54,860 4,291,328 TIFF,PDF
Overseas Korea-related Materials 3,535 538,373 TIFF
Master and Doctorate Theses 1,067,081 101,578,843 TIFF,PDF
Domestic Academic Articles 2,505,895 39,154,076 TIFF,PDF
Internet Resources 184,299 37,178,249 TIFF,PDF
Foreign Law DB 555,551 21,462,347 PDF
Reference Information DB 11,086 449,915 PDF
Non-Books 294,516 349,517 PDF
Discontinued Newspapers 95,473 975,387 TIFF,PDF
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 344,487 TIFF
Total 44,190 2,307,911

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 Dec. 31, 2019)

Full-text DBs with Auditory Support
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Volumes with Auditory Support Remarks
Books (General, Seminars) 364,964 0
Master and Doctorate Theses 1,067,081 5,152,914
Academic Articles 2,505,895 331,359
Internet Resources 184,299 276,537,452
Non-Books (Audio Books) 294,516 1,060,788
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 2,612,716
Total 4,440,132 285,695,229

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