50th Library Week which traditionally starts on the
last Monday of March every year was
observed by Eastern Mediterranean University
Özay Oral Library through various activities and
Observed between 31 March and 6 April 2014, this
year’s Library Week commenced with EMU
Library Director Osman Soykan’s opening address at
the Library Conference Hall. Following the opening,
EMU Education Faculty Fine Arts Education Department
Music Teaching Program Chorus gave a mini concert
with their chorus conductor Erkan Dağlı. After the
concert, Vice Rector for Academic Affairs Prof. Dr.
Osman Yılmaz delivered a seminar entitled
"Benefiting from the Library in Scientific Research
Literature Search (Applied Web of Science Use)".
Within the framework of the Library Week, EMU
Library Technical Services Unit Head
Canay Ataöz represented our university in a TV
program entitled “Good Morning Cyprus” by
on Channel T on 29.03.2014. During the program,
Ataöz talked about “Librarianship in Our Age” and
gave information on the modern functions of
information technology in librarianship
and as well as the services and
collections of EMU Library.
On 1 April 2014, Rukiye Kaymak, chair of the Cyprus
Turkish Librarians Association, delivered a
conference entitled “Past and Present of the
Cyprus Turkish Librarians Association”
at EMU Library’s Audio Visual Hall between 10:00 and
The second conference entitled "EMU Institutional
Repository (Open Access)" was delivered by EMU
Library Director Osman Soykan at the Audio Visual
Hall between 10:40 and 11:10.
TRNC National Archive and Research Department
Director Gökhan Şengör gave a presentation entitled
"National Archive and Research Department: Services
and New Improvements” at EMU Library’s Audio Visual
Hall between 11:30 and 12:00.
EMU Rector’s Office organised lunch at EMU Tower
Restaurant in honour of the librarians.
Presentation of a plaque of appreciation to the
honorary guest of the library week and the first
librarian of EMU Havva Sonay Barutcu and a talk
“Library Services During the Institute of Higher
Technology Period” took place at EMU Tower Bar.
A participatory information exchange event entitled
"Individual and Institutional Development" by
Transformation, Creativity and Success Strategist
Derviş Yaşar Baha
took place with the participation of a large
audience at EMU Tower Bar between 13:30
On 2 April 2014,
Dr. Görkem Mergen and Altan Gürsel
Company delivered a promotional and informatory
seminar entitled "Turnitin: Analysis Program for
Plagiarism and Copying” at EMU Library’s Audio
Visual Hall between 14:00 and 16:00.
ELSEVIER's Turkey and the Middle East regional
Director Tayfun Basal gave a seminar entitled "New
Approaches for Scientific / Academic Performance
Assessment within the Changing Dynamics of
Scientific Research World" at EMU Library's Audio
Visual Hall between 10:00 and 11:30.