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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, 2020)

Bibliographic DBs
Classification Details No. of Titles Remarks
Books General Books Domestic and foreign books housed in the Library 1,764,479
Old and Rare Books Old and rare books housed in the Library 3,335
Seminar Materials Seminar materials housed in the Library 56,132
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 2,147,889
Journals Domestic Academic Articles Domestic academic articles since 1910 5,168,673
Overseas Academic Articles Overseas academic articles housed in the Library 1,294,385
Serials Journals Domestic and foreign serials housed in the Library 26,415
Newspapers Newspapers housed in the Library 1,615
Internet Resources Policy reports posted on websites of governments or public institutions 595,083
Foreign Law DB Original texts and translations of foreign laws 11,888
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 490,617
Total 11,564,046

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, 2020)

Full text DBs
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Pages File Type Remarks
Books General Books 355,567 77,845,056 TIFF,PDF
Old and Rare Books 3,003 1,897,594 TIFF
Seminar Materials 55,980 4,370,423 TIFF,PDF
Overseas Korea-related Materials 3,535 538,373 TIFF
Master and Doctorate Theses 1,190,909 113,950,371 TIFF,PDF
Domestic Academic Articles 2,913,801 42,494,953 TIFF,PDF
Internet Resources 228,710 42,925,814 TIFF,PDF
Foreign Law DB 588,676 23,193,586 PDF
Reference Information DB 11,888 483,882 PDF
Non-Books 435,450 490,451 PDF
Discontinued Newspapers 113,813 1,053,859 TIFF,PDF
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 344,487 TIFF
Total 44,905 2,313,631

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, 2020)

Full-text DBs with Auditory Support
Classification No. of Volumes No. of Volumes with Auditory Support Remarks
Books (General, Seminars) 411,547 0
Master and Doctorate Theses 1,190,909 5,969,614
Academic Articles 2,913,801 377,098
Internet Resources 228,710 311,902,480
Non-Books (Audio Books) 435,450 1,184,568
National Assembly Minutes 23,377 3,064,257
Total 5,203,794 322,498,017

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