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  • 19522. 20.

    Opening of the National Assembly Library

  • 19609.26.

    First reference to the “National Assembly Library” in the National Assembly Act.

  • 196311. 26.

    Enactment of the National Assembly Library Act

  • 19759. 9.

    Relocation of the Library to the National Assembly building in Yeouido, Seoul

  • 19882. 20.

    Opening of the National Assembly Library building

  • 19905. 7. - 5. 10.

    Hosting of the first Association of Parliamentary Librarians of Asia and the Pacific (APLAP) Conference

  • 19933.

    Opening of the Library to the general public (partial)

  • 19969.

    Launch of the National Assembly Library’s website

  • 199712. 31.

    Establishment of the basic plan for the National Digital Library

  • 199810. 12.

    Opening of the Library to the general public (over 20 years of age)

  • 20003. 11.

    Signing of the first Agreement of Mutual Cooperation with Yonsei University

  • 20029. 8.

    Started opening on Sundays

  • 200511. 13.

    Opening of the Uijeonggwan (Annex Building) stack

  • 20068. 1.

    Opening of the Current Collections Room

  • 8. 16. - 8. 19.

    Hosting of the 22nd IFLA Annual Conference of Library and Research Services for Parliaments

  • 200712. 18.

    Opening of the Digital Legislative Resource Center

  • 200811. 13.

    Publication of the first Fact Book

  • 20094. 27.

    Transfer of the National Assembly Archives to the Library

  • 6. 3.

    Extension of opening hours until 10 PM

  • 11. 20.

    Opening of the Dokdo Island Branch

  • 20101. 28.

    Signing of the 1,000th Agreement on Mutual Cooperation with Hasang Braille Library

  • 5. 24.

    Opening of the Hong Jin Memorial Hall

  • 9. 6. - 9. 10.

    Hosting of the 2010 GLIN Seoul Conference

  • 20112. 21.

    Start of the Book Direct Loan Service for National Assembly members

  • 4. 20.

    General Revision of the National Assembly Records management rules

  • 8. 26.

    Establishment of the Law Library

  • 20121. 2.

    Opening of the National Assembly Library mobile service

  • 2. 20. - 3. 2.

    Hosting of an event to celebrate the National Assembly Library’s 60th anniversary

  • 201310. 8. - 11.17.

    Completion of the Uijeonggwan (Annex Building) stack on the B3 floor

  • 12. 5.

    Opening of the Members’ Reading Room (Book+Space) at the Members’ Office Building

  • 12. 13.

    Expansion of the National Assembly Archives to the level of bureau

  • 20144. 18.

    Creation of the National Assembly Forest Library

  • 5. 14.

    Opening of the Legal Information Center

  • 12. 30.

    Opening of a trial service of the “National Assembly Human Network”

  • 20154. 22. - 4. 24.

    Hosting of the 4th International Conference on Asian Special Libraries

  • 5. 26.

    Launch of the free registration service for the Library’s outdoor stage

  • 6. 4.

    Opening of the “Parliamentary Information System of the National Assembly and Local Councils”

  • 8. 6.

    Signing of the Business Agreement with the National Council Association of Chairmen

  • 10. 1.

    Opening of the Humanities & Natural Science and Social Science rooms

  • 10. 6.

    Hosting of the “Korean Early Printing and Records” exhibition

  • 20162. 1.

    Commencement of data visualization service, the first of its kind in Korea

  • 3. 28.

    Signing of the Agreement on the Establishment of the National Assembly Library Busan Annex Building

  • 4. 8.

    Signing of agreement with the ISNI (International Standard Name Identifier) as an institution registered in the country

  • 6. 14. - 6. 16.

    Hosting of the National Assembly Library Fair

  • 8. 31.

    Granting young people the right to free access

  • 11. 24.

    Establishment of the Data Convergence and Analysis Division

  • 12. 16.

    Complete amendment of the National Assembly Library Act

  • 20172. 16.

    Opening of the service “Jachitonggamgangmok Gyeongjajabon”

  • 2. 20.

    Hosting of the “The National Assembly Library’s 65-year History in Publications and Records” exhibition

  • 4. 26. - 4. 28.

    Hosting of the 2017 APLAP Conference

  • 10. 11.

    Hosting of the special exhibition, “Reencounter Hangeul at the National Assembly Library”

  • 20182. 1.

    Hosting of the vision proclamation ceremony toward the 4th industrial revolution

  • 2. 26.

    Opening of the services “National Research Information Cloud” and “Sharing of Information Among Researchers”

  • 4. 26.

    Establishment of the Research Data Center to utilize the micro data of the National Statistical Office

  • 5. 8.

    Registering of documents from the provisional assembly as Cultural Properties No. 710

  • 5. 17.

    Publication of the first issue of the National Assembly Library Webzine

  • 7. 1.

    Provision of full support for the library remuneration earned from the use of the National Assembly Digital Library

  • 7. 19.

    Allowing of users to bring their own books into the library reading rooms

  • 9. 14.

    Hosting of the first National Assembly Library Hackathon

  • 20194. 10.

    Hosting of the centennial celebration of the Provisional National Assembly of Korea

  • 4. 23.

    Launch of the Korean Legal Information Council

  • 6. 14.

    Establishment of the Korean Legislative Information Council

  • 12. 12.

    Hosting of the second National Assembly Library Hackathon

  • 20206. 10.

    Hosting of a seminar to celebrate the National Assembly Archives’ 20th anniversary.

  • 7. 24.

    Hosting of signboard hanging ceremony at the library’s old site.

  • 10. 22.

    Hosting of an exhibit commemorating the achievement of 7 million volumes.

  • 20216. 24.

    Signing of the 5,000th Agreement on Mutual Cooperation with Lee Seok Young New Media Library.

  • 9. 1.

    Launch of the National Assembly Minutes’ Big Data Service.

  • 9. 8.

    Launch of the AI automatic legal translation service (Japanese to Korean).

  • 11. 17.

    Hosting of the Metaverse Book Festival.

  • 11. 25.

    Hosting of a forum to celebrate the completion of the National Assembly Busan Library.

  • 20222.28.

    Hosting of various events to celebrate the Library’s 70th anniversary.

  • 3.31.

    Opening of the National Assembly Busan Library.

  • 8.19.

    Opening of the National Strategy Information Center.

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