Frequently Asked Questions
Gazi University Students, Academic and Administrative Staff can become our members.
Gazi University ID.
No. You do not have to pay a fee for our services and membership.
No, but your personal information needs to be updated by the reading services unit to avoid any problems.
Students newly enrolled in Gazi University can borrow books from the library by activating their membership when they apply to the Library's Lending Desk with their student ID. For more information, you can call 0312 202 29 40 – 0312 202 29 41.
Questions About Book Search, Borrow and Extension Transactions
You can find the subject, author, book title, series name or keyword you are looking for when you search from the scanning computers on the ground floor of the library and the library web page.
Academic staff can borrow 20 books for 2 months, undergraduate students can borrow 5 books for 15 days, doctoral students can borrow 10 books for 1 month, graduate students can borrow 8 books for 1 month, and administrative staff can borrow 6 books for 15 days. Borrowing is done with the identity of Gazi University.
Bounded journals are not available for loan.
You can bring the books that are not available in our library with the interlibrary loan service. In order to benefit from this service, make sure that the book or books are in our collection by scanning the printed and electronic catalogues. If there is no book or books in our library, you can find out which library the book or books are in by scanning it and apply to the Interlibrary Cooperation Unit. You can use the Interlibrary Cooperation System for your requests. Only academic staff can benefit from this service.
If the book has been borrowed by someone else, reservations can be made using the scanning terminals at the library entrance and the Library web page. After the reserved book is returned, it will be kept for you at the Reading Services Unit for 3 days.
All users can extend the duration of the book if the book has not been reserved by someone else and the return period has not expired. Extensions can be made by bringing the book to the library or from the Library web page.
Our library is made from the Reading Service Unit on the ground floor. In addition, you can make your own loan-return and extension transactions from the 3 self-checks on the ground floor of the library.
You can borrow up to 5 books for a period of 1 month through interlibrary loan (ILL). Please come with your approved and new dated interlibrary cooperation form and your photo identity document from the library of the institution you are a member of.
You can use it by scanning under the heading "Electronic Books" from the library web page. lib.gazi.edu.tr
General Catalog Questions
The place number is the number that makes the book easy to find on the shelf according to its subject as a catalog. Thanks to this system, you can see books on the same subject together on the shelves.
Yes. You can access the library catalog page at lib.gazi.edu.tr by using the "Catalog Search" and "Login" links.
Desk Resources are on the right on the ground floor, Books with Book numbers A - N and Theses are on the 2nd floor, P - Z books and Art Room books are on the 3rd floor.
Current journals are located in the 1st floor current hall of the library. To find out if the journals you are looking for are available in our Library, you can use the catalog browsing page on the library's web page.
Printed journals are located on the 1st floor of the library. On the right side of the floor, journals belonging to science and health sciences, and on the left side, journals belonging to social sciences are placed in alphabetical order according to the name of the journal. The magazine collection before 1987 is in the archive. In order to gain access to the journals in the archive, you can ask the 1st floor desk staff for help.
Theses are located in the Thesis Department on the 2nd floor of our library. To access theses, you need to search our catalogue. After typing the title of the subject you are looking for in the catalog, start the search by putting the thesis statement. After getting the classification number of the records, go to the Thesis Department counter. In addition, the theses with access permission can be accessed from the open access area of our library web page.
Questions About Electronic and Printed Resources
You can bring the books that are not available in our library with the interlibrary loan service. In order to benefit from this service, make sure that the book or books are in our collection by scanning the printed and electronic catalogues. If there is no book or books in our library, you can find out which library the book or books are in by scanning them at the Collective Catalog address www.toplukatalog.gov.tr and apply to the Interlibrary Cooperation Unit. You can use the Interlibrary Cooperation System for your requests. Only academic staff can benefit from this service.
When you scan with the name of the journal from the "Catalog Search" field on the web page of the library, you can determine whether the journal you are looking for is in the library. If the journal is available in printed format, you can find the year, volume and issues in the library from the "Holdings" field. If the journal is in electronic environment, you can reach the main page of the journal with the link in the "Link" section. You can also access the journals by scanning the names of the electronic journals under the heading "Electronic Journals" on our website.
The databases we subscribe to and their explanations are available under the heading "Databases" on the library web page. In line with these explanations, you can make your search by determining the appropriate database for your subject. In addition, you can perform your search in more than one database at the same time by using the "Electronic Article" title or the Gazi Search title on the web page.
You can search for articles by entering the "Databases" page from the library web page. By clicking on the link of the databases suitable for your research from the user guides next to the databases, you can search each of them and access the articles related to your research. In addition, you can perform your search in more than one database at the same time by using the "Electronic Article" title or the Gazi Search title on the web page.
You can use the "Turkey Articles Bibliography" resource for Turkish article search. You can access the online version of this resource by using the "Turkey Articles Bibliography" link under the "Bibliographies" title on the website of the National Library (http://www.mkutup.gov.tr). You can also browse the Turkish databases prepared by Ulakbim using the link http://uvt.ulakbim.gov.tr/uvt/. You can also access these databases prepared by Ulakbim under the heading "Databases" on the main page of our Library.
You can search for citations by clicking the Web of Science link on the library web page or under the "Databases" heading. The Web of Science database includes Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Science Citation Index and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Another database that can be used for citation search is Scopus. You can also search for citations by clicking the Scopus link under the "Databases" heading. How can I access the journal from the bibliographical tag that I found as a result of the search? In order to see if the journal you are looking for is available in our library, you need to select the "Journal Name" option from the Catalog Search field and type a name. If the journal is in printed form, you can access the journal by going to the 1st floor of the Library after confirming the existence of the year, volume and issue you are looking for in the "Holdings" field. In cases where the journal is not in printed format, you can check whether it has an electronic subscription from the "Catalog Search" area, or you can query your journal from the "Electronic Journals" area. If the library has an electronic subscription to the journal you want, you can access the journal without coming to the library by using the relevant links. (Our university's academic staff and graduate / doctorate students can access electronic resources from outside the campus by making proxy settings.) Can I use electronic journals and databases from computers outside the university? Electronic journals and databases are accessed from computers in Gazi University Campus. However, academic staff and all graduate / doctorate students can access electronic resources from their location by making the proxy settings, which are explained under the heading "Off-Campus Access" on the website of our University.
If you are asked for a password when connecting to electronic journals that our library subscribes to, the journal may be embargoed or the problem may be caused by a problem with the server accessing the journal. To solve the problem, please call us on 0312 202 29 56 or 0312 202 29 57 and report the problem.
Yes. You can view it by clicking on the user manual link next to each database name. You can also call 0312 202 29 56 – 0312 202 29 57 to get information about databases.
Yes, user training is provided in line with requests from instructors or users. For user training, you can make an appointment by calling 0312 202 29 56-0312 202 29 57 or fill out the "User Training Request Form" on the web page.
No. When you come to our library, the reference librarian will give you the necessary explanation and help on how to search.
You can find book reviews and discussions in the "Web of Science" and "Academic Search Complete" databases.
Theses are put into service in the Thesis Department on the 2nd floor of our Library. To access theses, you need to search our catalogue. After selecting the "Detailed Search" title in the catalog and typing the title you are looking for, start the search by selecting "Thesis Section" from the "Location" field. The place numbers of the records in printed format are given. Once you have this number, go to the Thesis Department counter. To access the ones in electronic format, click on the "Internet Page" link under the thesis title. You can also access electronic theses from the Open Access area of our library's web page. If you want to access foreign theses, you can use the "Proquest Digital Dissertations" database under the "Electronic Theses" heading.
Questions About Interlibrary Loan (ILL) and Documentation
Yes. Only academic staff can benefit from this service. You can use the Interlibrary Cooperation System (ILL) for your requests.
Academic staff are required to fill out a request form using the Interlibrary Cooperation System on the Library page.
You can borrow books as a member with an approved interlibrary cooperation form from the library of the institution you are a member of, an identity card for membership, and an identity card with a photo.
You can borrow up to 5 books for 1 month through interlibrary loan. For information, you can call 0312 202 29 40 - 0312 202 29 41.
If the books have not been reserved by another reader, you can extend the time on the library website twice or by submitting a new form. For detailed information on this subject, you can call 0312 202 29 40 - 0312 202 29 41.
Yes. Books can be ordered by filling out the Book Order Form on the website of our library.
Consultation Related Questions
Yes you can. Wireless internet service is also provided in our library, and users with a wireless card on their computer can benefit from this service.
For information, you can call 0312 202 29 56 - 0312 202 29 57 or apply to the Reference Department on the ground floor of the library.
Yes. You can benefit from this service by making an appointment by phone (0312 202 29 56 - 0312 202 29 57) on the specified day and time. In addition, our academic staff can benefit from this service on the specified day and time by filling out the "User Training Request Form" under the "Reference Service" heading on our website.
You can get help from reference librarians in this regard.
Last Updated : 8/24/2022