Evaluation of the Electronic Resource Usage of Ankara University Faculty Members

ATILGAN D., ATAKAN C., Gultekin V., Can T., SEZGİN Ü. B., Aydin E. E.

TURKISH LIBRARIANSHIP, vol.34, no.1, pp.29-45, 2020 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Library and Information Science Abstracts, Directory of Open Access Journals, Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
  • Page Numbers: pp.29-45
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Education, research, and implementation activities of universities necessitate access to information in the most accurate and fastest manner in today's conditions. In this regard; Members of Ankara University have to access scientific information through the most contemporary information and communication technology in the electronic environment, primarily through the global Internet system. Each scientific database has specific standard characteristics. These properties gain importance in terms of the correctness and speed of access to the data contained in the database. The sources of scientific information that the members of Ankara University will need are presented in the electronic environment using the most contemporary information and communication technologies. This article aims to determine the information needs of the members of Ankara University and to determine the information access and the use of information by identifying the information access model for researching the educational facilities and the necessary infrastructure and technical support so that the maximum benefit can be obtained from the electronic library. Aims at realizing their application by determining the information model and content for this purpose.