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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 Mar. 31, 2018)

Bibliographic DBs
Classification Details No. of Titles Remarks
Books General Books Domestic and foreign books housed in the Library 1,511,180
Old and Rare Books Old and rare books housed in the Library 3,301
Seminar Materials Seminar materials housed in the Library 48,816
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 1,924,784
Journals Domestic Academic Articles Domestic academic articles since 1910 4,391,587
Overseas Academic Articles Overseas academic articles housed in the Library 1,164,222
Serials Journals Domestic and foreign serials housed in the Library 25,868
Newspapers Newspapers housed in the Library 1,611
Internet Resources Policy reports posted on websites of governments or public institutions 496,411
Foreign Law DB Original texts and translations of foreign laws 9,654
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 360,190
Total 9,941,159

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 Mar. 31, 2018)

Full text DBs
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Pages File Type Remarks
Books General Books 233,487 53,143,649 TIFF,PDF
Old and Rare Books 2,841 1,472,441 TIFF
Seminar Materials 48,784 3,818,757 TIFF,PDF
Overseas Korea-related Materials 3,535 538,373 TIFF
Master and Doctorate Theses 959,400 87,937,834 TIFF,PDF
Domestic Academic Articles 2,186,689 34,178,697 TIFF,PDF
Internet Resources 160,070 32,307,396 TIFF,PDF
Foreign Law DB 490,025 17,852,055 PDF
Reference Information DB 9,654 370,458 PDF
Non-Books 264,076 319,077 PDF
Discontinued Newspapers 10,011 162,446 TIFF,PDF
National Assembly Minutes 23,344 344,487 TIFF
Total 422,343 2,249,313

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 Mar. 31, 2018)

Full-text DBs with Auditory Support
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Volumes with Auditory Support Remarks
Books (General, Seminars) 282,271 0
Master and Doctorate Theses 959,400 4,814,259
Academic Articles 2,186,689 250,774
Internet Resources 160,070 234,694,983
Non-Books (Audio Books) 264,076 953,118
National Assembly Minutes 23,344 2,271,270
Total 3,875,850 242,984,404

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