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Istanbul International Library Staff Week 2018

This Guide provides all necessary information on the event "International Library Staff Week", at Koç University - Suna Kiraç Library, 26-30 March 2018


Dear members of the Information and Library Science community, 

Koç University Libraries are delighted to organize their first International Library Staff Week in Istanbul, between 26 – 30 March 2018.  The event brings together professional Library staff with varied backgrounds working in universities or other research orientated libraries with an interest in sharing ideas and networking with colleagues. 

Istanbul is a unique place to visit and Koç University stands strong in the international educational and research arena.  Don’t miss the chance to be part of the experience!

Main theme

Koç University Libraries, with its main library and its branches in 3 different cities in Turkey are motivated to provide a dynamic and engaging program for library colleagues from all around the world.  Through this week, library staff and visitors will have the chance to engage into fruitful discussions and exchange of professional and personal experiences, which will broaden their perspective on issues related to Information Science, strengthen their skills and hopefully plant the roots for future collaboration on joint projects.

Main Theme: Academic Libraries: Hubs without borders


  • Collaboration in all aspects
  • Open Access initiatives and research
  • Cultural heritage and Special Collections
  • User services
  • Future of the Libraries