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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, 2020)

Bibliographic DBs
Classification Details No. of Titles Remarks
Books General Books Domestic and foreign books housed in the Library 1,738,218
Old and Rare Books Old and rare books housed in the Library 3,302
Seminar Materials Seminar materials housed in the Library 55,736
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 2,124,388
Journals Domestic Academic Articles Domestic academic articles since 1910 5,053,269
Overseas Academic Articles Overseas academic articles housed in the Library 1,283,028
Serials Journals Domestic and foreign serials housed in the Library 26,361
Newspapers Newspapers housed in the Library 1,615
Internet Resources Policy reports posted on websites of governments or public institutions 584,173
Foreign Law DB Original texts and translations of foreign laws 11,642
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 481,133
Total 11,366,400

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, 2020)

Full text DBs
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Pages File Type Remarks
Books General Books 326,908 70,118,918 TIFF,PDF
Old and Rare Books 2,946 1,687,595 TIFF
Seminar Materials 55,583 4,348,880 TIFF,PDF
Overseas Korea-related Materials 3,535 538,373 TIFF
Master and Doctorate Theses 1,134,727 108,659,011 TIFF,PDF
Domestic Academic Articles 2,753,552 41,258,572 TIFF,PDF
Internet Resources 209,925 40,410,627 TIFF,PDF
Foreign Law DB 577,537 22,510,489 PDF
Reference Information DB 11,642 473,780 PDF
Non-Books 375,679 430,680 PDF
Discontinued Newspapers 106,869 1,024,422 TIFF,PDF
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 344,487 TIFF
Total 44,479 2,310,223

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, 2020)

Full-text DBs with Auditory Support
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Volumes with Auditory Support Remarks
Books (General, Seminars) 382,491 0
Master and Doctorate Theses 1,134,727 5,626,759
Academic Articles 2,753,552 348,522
Internet Resources 209,925 294,116,057
Non-Books (Audio Books) 375,679 1,128,418
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 2,885,987
Total 4,879,751 304,105,743

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