ANATOLIAN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES CONSORTIUM

Consortial Abbreviation: 
ANKOS
Slogan or Motto: 
Economic way to electronic information
Brief Description: 

ANKOS was established in 2000 with 12 member libraries and three database subscriptions. Faculty members at universities all over Turkey as well as the staff of some research institutions now have access to bibliographic and full-text databases in science, mathematics, social sciences, humanities, medicine, agriculture, business, education, informatics and computing, and engineering. ANKOS holds an Annual Meeting which all members and firms attend.

ANKOS takes its place alongside the world's library consortia as a member of the International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC), the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), the Southern European Libraries Link (SELL), and the international initiative COUNTER (Counting Online Usage of Networked Electronic Resources).

Principal Consortial Functions: 
Electronic content licensing
Electronic content loading/presentation
Interlibrary loan/document delivery
Training
Mailing Address: 
Anadolu Üniversite Kütüphaneleri Konsorsiyumu Derneği (ANKOS) Ozyegin Universitesi Nisantepe Mah. Orman Sk. No:34-36 Cekmekoy, Istanbul - TURKEY
Country: 
Turkey
Fax: 
0000
Staff Contacts: 
Mr. Sami CUAKDAR, The Chairman of ANKOS
Number of Member Libraries (full or core members): 
177
Types of Member Libraries: 
Academic