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The ANAMED Library

The Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED) Library is a branch of Koç University’s Suna Kıraç Library. Located at Merkez Han on İstiklal Caddesi, the ANAMED Library collection relates to history, art, archaeology, architecture and civilizations in Anatolia, in support of the research interests of its fellows, who are investigating and preserving Turkey’s cultural heritage at the ANAMED by their research projects that deal with past two and a half millennia. The ANAMED Library primarily serves the fellows of Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED) as well as Koç University students, faculty, administrative staff, retired faculty & staff, and family members of faculty and staff. Within the scope of our external membership system, we also welcome applications from post-graduate researchers, academicians and independent researchers working in the fields of archaeology, anthropology, architectural history, art history, cultural heritage, cultural conservation, history, museum studies and urban studies, who need access to the Library for their own research. Merkez Han also hosts Netherlands Institute in Turkey (NIT) Library and two valuable institutional collections: American Research Institure in Turkey (ARIT) and Turkish Institute of Archaeolohy (TEBE). Detailed information about these institutions can be found at the following links. Access to the ANAMED Library is restricted by Koç University ANAMED regulations and is granted only through ANAMED and NIT Libraries Joint Membership Membership System.

ANAMED Special Collections for Archeology



The AKMED Library

The AKMED Library is a specialised library created in the with the needs and requests of researchers studying on the Mediterranean world. It houses a rich collection including periodicals and reference books as well as special collections on archaeology, history, anthropology, architecture, art, art history, numismatics, cultural heritage, restoration, museology, and urban studies.The Centre’s archive holds, above all, photographs of old Antalya, followed by stereoscope, photographs, dia-positives, postcards, old newspapers and documents related to the history of Antalya. The AKMED Library of Koç University’s Suna Kıraç (Main) Library is arranged in LOC cataloguing and open shelf system. The AKMED Library serves, as per its foundation principles, the students, faculty and fellows of Koç University. Independent researchers studying the abovementioned fields may also use the library.