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Synopsis of inventory and collections

The library catalogue of the Alexandria Network contains more than a million registered titles and more than  1.3 milion copies, many of which are accessible to the public. In addition, you are able to access various special collections. Many of them have already been digitised and are available on-line.

The collection emphases of the library are

  • business economics
  • history
  • society and culture
  • health
  • informatics
  • information
  • Internal and external security
  • communication
  • Koreana
  • migration
  • public administration
  • policy
  • police and justice
  • law
  • restoration and conservation
  • social security
  • technology and infrastructure
  • economy
  • science and education.

The topics provided by the BiG reflect in general those of the federal administration.

The BiG also keeps a collection of historial maps and several special collections relating to military history and manages the integrated Korea collection. Several collections have been digitized and are available on-line.

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