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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, 2019)

Bibliographic DBs
Classification Details No. of Titles Remarks
Books General Books Domestic and foreign books housed in the Library 1,683,309
Old and Rare Books Old and rare books housed in the Library 3,303
Seminar Materials Seminar materials housed in the Library 54,826
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 2,079,078
Journals Domestic Academic Articles Domestic academic articles since 1910 4,912,061
Overseas Academic Articles Overseas academic articles housed in the Library 1,259,355
Serials Journals Domestic and foreign serials housed in the Library 26,245
Newspapers Newspapers housed in the Library 1,607
Internet Resources Policy reports posted on websites of governments or public institutions 560,325
Foreign Law DB Original texts and translations of foreign laws 11,048
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 463,925
Total 11,058,617

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, 2019)

Full text DBs
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Pages File Type Remarks
Books General Books 309,293 65,702,034 TIFF,PDF
Old and Rare Books 2,867 1,577,330 TIFF
Seminar Materials 54,683 4,278,817 TIFF,PDF
Overseas Korea-related Materials 3,535 538,373 TIFF
Master and Doctorate Theses 1,060,906 100,939,649 TIFF,PDF
Domestic Academic Articles 2,502,568 39,101,354 TIFF,PDF
Internet Resources 184,118 37,161,659 TIFF,PDF
Foreign Law DB 553,910 21,401,492 PDF
Reference Information DB 11,048 443,767 PDF
Non-Books 294,512 349,513 PDF
Discontinued Newspapers 95,473 975,387 TIFF,PDF
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 344,487 TIFF
Total 44,048 2,306,775

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, 2019)

Full-text DBs with Auditory Support
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Volumes with Auditory Support Remarks
Books (General, Seminars) 363,976 0
Master and Doctorate Theses 1,060,906 5,140,338
Academic Articles 2,502,568 330,477
Internet Resources 184,118 275,120,637
Non-Books (Audio Books) 294,512 1,054,609
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 2,609,209
Total 4,429,457 284,255,270

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