The Library and Electronic Resources
Our two libraries situated on Sütlüce and Küçükyalı campuses are information centers open for students, instructors and graduate students of other educational institutions and academics use by Istanbul Commerce University. Our libraries comprise in excess of 55,000 books and 140,000 additional e-books, an extensive collection of non-book materials including CD-ROMs, video and audio cassettes, and access to more than 25 different databases.
The publications in the library are in Turkish and English and their contents support the university’s academic policies and scientific research.
On Sütlüce Campus, a 3,360-square-meter, fully equipped library serves our students. This library has:
• A capacity of 124,200 books
• A night reading hall (95 square meters)
• 15 private working desks
• Media-tech archive and monitoring room
• Book discussion hall (66 people)
• A capacity of 256 lockers
• 4 group workshop halls
• A lounge for 42 people
Our libraries work on an open shelf system and the LC (Library of Congress) Classification System is used to classify resources. All library services, such as counseling, scanning publications, using available databases, lending books, Interlibrary Loan (ILL) are offered to readers at the library. All information resources available in the library are transferred to computers via “Yordam Library Automation Software” and technical services such as loaning, extended loan, reserving, supplying, ordering, label printing and reader services are managed with the program.
Apart from periodical Turkish publications, we have subscribed to several databases to enable access to foreign-language periodical scientific publications in the electronic medium. In addition to periodical scientific publications, users are supported in their self-development through subscriptions to periodical culture and arts publications.
Data Processing Services
Istanbul Commerce University never hesitates to invest in developing and improving its data processing infrastructure. Data processing services offered to our students, not limited to those included in the list, include the following:
Internet: Our University provides service with two 60 MB and 15 MB Internet connected. These connections are operated on a reserve basis, so no interruption is expected to occur.
Mail and Web domain: E-mail addresses are created automatically for each student on the day of their enrollment and web domains are provided for students per their request.
Wireless Internet: Wireless internet is available in all areas of our campuses.
Student Automation: Our students can regularly check their grades through an automated system.
Network: It is possible to access information through fiber optic connections linking the campuses.
Labs: There are 18 computer labs for course and Internet use.