Objective

Supports research for Korean Studies by increasing accessibility of NLK digititized materials from overseas libraries

Current status of digitized materials
Type No. of contents No. of Books No. of files(pages)

Monographs

Old books

67,456

128,638

17,194,261

Old maps

123

196

5,293

Textbooks

3,843

4,485

918,485

General books

735,592

750,562

208,698,623

children’s books

79,566

87,627

10,618,978

materials of the Japanese government general of Korea (~ 1945)

82,238

91,820

35,739,703

Thesis

130,175

130,457

20,374,512

Korea-related materials in foreign language

9,307

15,064

5,150,818

Classical novels in Korean

903

915

88,554

Serials

Official gazettes

336,239

3,821

147,133

Newspapers

6,323,391

624

392,401

Magazine·journals (article)

77,778

5,063

14,730,352

Magazine·journals (volume)

96,705

92,426

Official publications

Monographs

14,525

19,175

4,356,464

Serials

-

-

-

Non-book materials

Music scores

157,189

157,189

570,513

Others

-

-

-

Total 8,115,030 1,488,062 318,986,909
Partner LibrariesView
How to use

Free use

- Applicable to materials with copyrights expired or those permitted for free use

Copyrighted use through partnership agreement process Download Agreement Process

- Applicable to digital materials with copyrights

- Accessible through designated PCs within partner libraries of the National Library of Korea

 * Copyright fee incurred when viewing/printing full-text materials in partner libraries is covered by the NLK.

Download Agreement Process

Use full-text databases: the NLK's english website (www.nl.go.kr/english) > Search > Digitized Materials

Contact Us

Digital Library Planning Division

E-mail: nlkbosang@korea.kr

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