Library Services

1 – ) Open Access System

The articles, papers, reports, reviews etc. by the academic staff of Ankara University are frequently published by prestigious national and international publishing houses, and this body of work is increasing every year. Within the open access system, the full text of these works, as well as soon-to-be published articles, papers, conference notes, course notes and projects are available for viewing.

Ankara University contributes to national and international archives via its online Open Access System, and by means of conventional methods as well as information technology facilities, every one has free access to the publications of our academic staff.

2- ) Online Publishing

In line with our intention to give national support to the Turkish content available on the internet, and with our commitment to offer the university’s scientific output in service of all researchers, the academic journals of Ankara University, as well as books published by our faculties may be viewed in full text format.

In addition to the journals and books, 6 of the bulletins published by our University are available to be accessed, again, in full text format.

Furthermore, in 2009 the Ankara University Online Publishing collection was extended to include newspapers and manuscripts.

Ask a Librarian

To facilitate a more efficient and faster service to our users, the Library and Documentation Centre of Ankara University offers an online help service where our users can put forth their questions, problems, suggestions and requirements. With ask a librarian service, you may share your ideas, and get information regarding our facilities, post your inquiries about the use of information retrieval tools at our libraries, share your opinions with respect to the improvement of our collections, as well as the more effective use of resources, and preparation of educational programs, and receive a fast response to your inquiries. With this service, when you send your inquiry, you get an auto-confirmation of the receipt of your message. If you require further information about your inquiry, you will be contacted again at our earliest convenience, and depending on the nature of your inquiry, you will be informed if a longer time frame is required to answer your question, and you will be referred to the appropriate department.