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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 Nov. 30, 2018)

Bibliographic DBs
Classification Details No. of Titles Remarks
Books General Books Domestic and foreign books housed in the Library 1,582,696
Old and Rare Books Old and rare books housed in the Library 3,301
Seminar Materials Seminar materials housed in the Library 51,484
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 2,010,087
Journals Domestic Academic Articles Domestic academic articles since 1910 4,605,381
Overseas Academic Articles Overseas academic articles housed in the Library 1,208,850
Serials Journals Domestic and foreign serials housed in the Library 26,019
Newspapers Newspapers housed in the Library 1,609
Internet Resources Policy reports posted on websites of governments or public institutions 523,513
Foreign Law DB Original texts and translations of foreign laws 10,244
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 367,713
Total 10,394,432

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 Nov. 30, 2018)

Full text DBs
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Pages File Type Remarks
Books General Books 255,524 55,518,249 TIFF,PDF
Old and Rare Books 2,849 1,502,264 TIFF
Seminar Materials 52,749 4,106,263 TIFF,PDF
Overseas Korea-related Materials 3,535 538,373 TIFF
Master and Doctorate Theses 989,627 92,419,756 TIFF,PDF
Domestic Academic Articles 2,261,401 35,378,185 TIFF,PDF
Internet Resources 163,672 32,934,984 TIFF,PDF
Foreign Law DB 515,389 19,233,923 PDF
Reference Information DB 10,244 401,121 PDF
Non-Books 275,947 330,948 PDF
Discontinued Newspapers 10,011 162,446 TIFF,PDF
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 344,487 TIFF
Total 43,018 2,279,883

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 Nov. 30, 2018)

Full-text DBs with Auditory Support
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Volumes with Auditory Support Remarks
Books (General, Seminars) 308,273 0
Master and Doctorate Theses 989,627 4,607,343
Academic Articles 2,261,401 270,505
Internet Resources 163,672 245,150,882
Non-Books (Audio Books) 275,947 983,341
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 2,349,447
Total 4,022,297 253,361,518

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