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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 Sep. 30, 2018)

Bibliographic DBs
Classification Details No. of Titles Remarks
Books General Books Domestic and foreign books housed in the Library 1,561,834
Old and Rare Books Old and rare books housed in the Library 3,301
Seminar Materials Seminar materials housed in the Library 50,812
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 1,997,030
Journals Domestic Academic Articles Domestic academic articles since 1910 4,532,509
Overseas Academic Articles Overseas academic articles housed in the Library 1,194,721
Serials Journals Domestic and foreign serials housed in the Library 25,955
Newspapers Newspapers housed in the Library 1,609
Internet Resources Policy reports posted on websites of governments or public institutions 516,550
Foreign Law DB Original texts and translations of foreign laws 10,101
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 365,750
Total 10,263,707

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 Sep. 30, 2018)

Full text DBs
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Pages File Type Remarks
Books General Books 246,258 54,757,626 TIFF,PDF
Old and Rare Books 2,842 1,476,721 TIFF
Seminar Materials 50,771 3,904,179 TIFF,PDF
Overseas Korea-related Materials 3,535 538,373 TIFF
Master and Doctorate Theses 972,678 90,324,593 TIFF,PDF
Domestic Academic Articles 2,227,103 34,850,161 TIFF,PDF
Internet Resources 160,937 32,448,067 TIFF,PDF
Foreign Law DB 507,426 18,768,216 PDF
Reference Information DB 10,101 394,345 PDF
Non-Books 274,042 329,043 PDF
Discontinued Newspapers 10,011 162,446 TIFF,PDF
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 344,487 TIFF
Total 42,783 2,267,550

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 Sep. 30, 2018)

Full-text DBs with Auditory Support
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Volumes with Auditory Support Remarks
Books (General, Seminars) 297,029 0
Master and Doctorate Theses 972,678 4,531,864
Academic Articles 2,227,103 265,248
Internet Resources 160,937 240,565,807
Non-Books (Audio Books) 274,042 966,410
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 2,312,418
Total 3,955,166 248,641,747

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