National Bibliography of Korea

Title The National Bibliography of Korea
Web site address  

http://nl.go.kr/nation (Korean)

http://www.nl.go.kr/english/index.jsp (English)

Start date Began 1963
Period covered 1945 to date
Current size Over 4 million records
Media covered Printed materials, audiovisual materials, electronic materials etc
General selection criteria All the materials acquired under legal deposit to the National Library of Korea and registered materials from major organizations in Korea are subject to the National Bibliography of Korea.
Selection criteria for digital resources Electronic books acquired under e-legal deposit, or purchased, donated ones are subject to the National Bibliography of Korea.
Exclusions policies applied None
Primary organisation responsible for national bibliographic control The National Library of Korea
Web site address of national bibliographic agency  http://nl.go.kr/nation
Co-operative structures or  relationships supporting the production of the national bibliography The National Bibliography of Korea is created in partnership with ‘Korea Education & Research Information Service (KERIS)’ and ‘Book Trade Promotion (BTP)’
Single integrated or multiple categorised bibliographies The National Bibliography of Korea is a single integrated system.
Sources of bibliographic metadata used to produce national bibliography Data created in-house
Relationship to national legal deposit legislation or voluntary deposit arrangements  All the publications published or produced in Korea should be submitted to the National Library of Korea by law. Therefore all the materials acquired under legal deposit to the National Library of Korea are subject to the National Bibliography of Korea.
Relationship to national Cataloguing in Publication (CIP) programme There is no relationship to CIP programme.
Media & format options  

Available in EPUB/PDF format on the National Library of Korea website and separate online searching program is provided apart from website.

URL : http://nl.go.kr/nl/commu/public/nation.jsp

Access options to national bibliographic metadata None
Metadata enhancements offered via online services None
Web 2.0 services offered None
Frequency of service updates Annual
Target audiences for services Public
Uses made of  services offered Derived cataloguing
Pricing policy for national bibliographic services Free
Availability of metadata for re-use All the bibliographic and authority records are available without restriction
Metadata formats KORMARC, MODS
Cataloguing code KCR4, RDA
Levels of description offered KCR4
Subject standards KDC5
Name authority standards KAC
Is NBA affiliated to IFLA SC? Yes, Bibliographic Control Division has representatives in IFLA Bibliography Section, Classification and Indexing Section

 

Last update: 15 March 2017