VIAF Information Sheet

 

NAME:

In the national language(s) and script: 국립중앙도서관

In English:  National Library of Korea

LOCATION/ADDRESS:   

201, Banpodaero, Seocho-gu

Seoul, 137-702

Republic of Korea

Web Site:   http://www.nl.go.kr

Authorities Site: http://www.nl.go.kr/authorities

CONTACT:

Hyunju Kim

Bibliographic Control Division

(adora77@korea.kr)

 

SHORT DESCRIPTION OF THE INSTITUTION:

 

The National Library of Korea, founded in 1945, is a comprehensive and treasured repository of national literature from domestic publications to digital information that has been systematically organized for all citizens. It includes the National Library for Children & Youths, National Library for Individuals with Disabilities and National Library of Korea, Sejong.

 

As a national bibliographic agency as well as a national library, NLK has been providing bibliographic information for the library users and citizens including authority records of persons, corporate bodies and subject headings.

SHORT DESCRIPTION OF THE AUTHORITY DATA

Authorities web site: http://124.137.58.148/authorities


Described entities

         Persons

         Corporate Bodies

         Subject Headings

Quantity/number of records: Persons 218,745 as of June 30, 2015

Data provided in the authority record: Persons ONLY

         Headings (100)

         See from tracings Personal  Name (400)

         See also from tracings Personal Name (500)

         Source Data Found (670)

DATA PROVIDED TO VIAF AND NUMBER OF RECORDS

         Authority records for persons

         Bibliographical records related to persons