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Koc University Institutional Repository (KUIR)

How Suna Kıraç Library supports Koç University Academic Community for meeting the Mandates?

The Koç University Institutional Repository (KUIR) is an electronic archive of research materials created by researchers of the Koç University. The Koç University Institutional Repository being maintained by the Koç University Suna Kıraç Library, increases the visibility of Koç University's research; can help with time-consuming research reporting exercises and begins the process of digitally preserving the University's research and scholarly output. The Koç University Institutional Repository can house open-access articles and  conference proceedings.

It provides a place for faculty, staff and graduate students to bring scholarly content to the web and increase its visibility. Contributions are welcome from Koç University academic and research staff and graduate students.

Please note that the Koç University Institutional Repository is a growing repository and in its current state is not a complete record of Koç University's research output.

Suna Kıraç Library:

  • Manages the Institutional Repository (KUIR)
  • Serves as contact for KU Academic community on Open Access policies
  • Checks publishers OA policies on Sherpa/Romeo Platform
  • Assures right version of publications such as journal article, monographs, books, conference proceedings and grey literature (informally published written material not controlled by scientific publishers, e.g. reports) are deposited
  • Creates bibliographic metadata for describing publications: addressing to publication with author name, title, subject/keywords, abstract, citations, DOI number, name of the action, acronym and grant number, publication date, and length of  embargo period if applicable, and a persistent identifier 

How to get your work into the KU Institutional Repository

Would you like to find out more about or place your scholarly works in the KU Institutional Repository? Please contact with your reference librarians at:

338 13 17 or