For borrowing and returning theses and books (published more than 2 years ago) in the Library stack.
Assistance with information search for the public and provision of a reading service for the physically challenged
Operation of the stacks in the Main Hall
Services for the Physically Challenged and the Blind
Spaces equipped with various reading aids designed for the physically challenged or disabled are available.
Integrated service for the physically challenged
Loan/return of materials on the first floor for convenient use by visitors with physical difficulties.
Children’s Reading RoomRoom 105
Designed for the convenience of users who bring children to the Library, the Children’s Room has a variety of materials including books of fairy tale, biographies, magazines and newspapers for children aged 5-13.
The National Strategic Information CenterRoom 107
The National strategic Information Center is a subject reading room to support the establishment of national future strategies and public policy studies. The center promotes public awareness of national strategies, global issues, and future studies.
The center holds the latest domestic and foreign materials related to national strategies and future issues. It also provides study carrels for researchers and a seminar space to support research activities.
Visitors are welcome to explore and use related materials and new arrivals on the topic. The newly-renovated facilities including free access to the internet are available.
Bigdata Research CenterRoom 107
The Big Data Research Center provides data and data analysis environments from Statistics Korea's Statistical Data Center (SDC) and Research Data Center (RDC), Seoul Big Data Campus, and the National Assembly Library’s Data Library.
SDC and RDC
49 items of RDC microdata and 51 items of SDCs established and purchased by Statistics Korea (16 administrative data and 35 private data).
Application required in advance
Big Data Campus
107 items of core data and 211 items of auxiliary data built and purchased by the Seoul Metropolitan Government.
Application required in advance
Data Library (Trial)
National Assembly Minutes Big data, national academic information convergence data, and intelligent parliamentary information analysis data under construction at the National Assembly Library.
Available on PCs located at the Big Data Research Center; no application required
There are PCs loaded with software that you can use for statistical analysis, and professional books on data analysis.
Legal Information CenterRoom 206
Law books : Law books and legal subject references published within the last two years.
Legal materials : Statutes, judicial reports, and treaty collections of South Korea and other countries.
Parliamentary materials : Local and foreign parliamentary minutes and materials, materials requested for government inspection, and budget and accounting reports.
Legal information search aids
Legal information databases constructed by the Library, such as the Foreign Law Translation DB as well as the Web-DB, which includes Lawnb and Westlaw
Newly arrived law books, pending legal issues, and foreign journals are housed here for quick and easy reference.
Social Science RoomRoom 208
Newly published books
Housing social science books included in business administration published within the last two years (law books are excluded).
Special sections arranged by theme and best sellers.
Equipped with ordinary reading tables, laptop tables, and LAN.
Korean and overseas newspapers
307 titles including local and international newspapers.
An online newspaper database containing Chosun and Donga Archives, KINDS, and discontinued newspapers is available.
Displays of newly published books and materials related to subjects and people emerging as the focus of attention in the field of legislation.
Humanities and Natural Science RoomRoom 314
Newly published books
Books in the humanities and natural science published within the last two years.
Bestsellers, prize-winning domestic and foreign books, translated Korean literature, travel books, and new books.
Special Exhibition Section
Exhibits selections on topics or characters that have made the headlines among humanities and natural sciences books.
Digital Information Center
Web DB : 244 databases including local and international academic DBs, parliamentary and legislative DBs, and newspaper DBs.
E-books : 34,400 titles
Multimedia resources : Current affairs reporting, documentaries, DVDs and audio materials
Reference materials : Yearbooks, statistics, manuals, and dictionaries
Staff Station : Staff help legislative assistants with information search
Dokdo and Unification Resources Room
Dokdo Resources : Domestic and foreign books, maps related to Dokdo, and international laws related to territorial issues
Unification resources : Unification-related materials, books and periodicals published in North Korea, and other special materials
National Assembly Members' Reading RoomRoom 517
Provides reader services and information search services to members of the National Assembly and legislative assistants.
Provides National Assembly members’ publications, policy materials, new arrivals, and current periodicals.
Periodicals RoomRoom 524
Publications of government agencies, universities and other academic associations published after the year 2019.
Periodicals published in 2018 or earlier are housed at the Uijeonggwan (Annex Building) stack and are available by online request.
A wide range of both microform and microfiche materials including old books, oxidized books, US congressional documents, and local and international newspapers, etc.
International organization materials
Publications of the UN and its agencies
National Assembly Members’ Reading RoomRoom 205
Provision of a direct reader service to National Assembly members and legislative assistants.
Database search service related to legislative activities.
New arrivals, National Assembly members’ publications, newspapers, periodicals and the Library’s publications are kept here.
To support the parliamentary activities of Members, their requested books are delivered from the Library’s main building to the National Assembly Members’ Reading Room located on the National Assembly Members’ Office Building.