|Established||October 15, 1945|
|Location||Banpo-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea|
|Legal deposit||Library Act, art. 20|
|Access and use|
|Circulation||library does not publicly circulate|
|Population served||all citizen (age over 16)|
|Director||Suh Hye Ran, Chief Executive|
|Revised Romanization||Gungnip Jungang Doseogwan|
|McCune–Reischauer||Kungnip Chung'ang Tosŏgwan|
The National Library of Korea is located in Seoul, South Korea and was established in 1945. It houses over 10 million volumes, including over 1,134,000 foreign books and some of the National Treasures of South Korea.
It was relocated within Seoul, from Sogong-dong, Jung-gu to Namsan-dong in 1974, and again to the present location at Banpo-dong, Seocho-gu, in 1988. It was transferred from the Ministry of Education to the Ministry of Culture in 1991.
Public transport connection
As on November 2020;
|Total||Domestic Books||Foregin Books||Non Books||Old Books|
- Official website (in English)
- Choi, Yoon Kyung; Chung, Yeon-Kyoung (2014). "A Study on Improvements for High Quality in National Library of Korea Subject Headings List". Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science. 48 (1): 75–95. doi:10.4275/KSLIS.2014.48.1.075. ISSN 1225-598X.