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EKUAL (National Academic License for Electronic Resources)

Equal opportunity of access to scientific knowledge on a national scale

EKUAL Project has been initiated in 2005 by TUBITAK ULAKBIM (National Academic Network and Information Center), with the aim of enabling research institutions in Turkey efficient and widespread access to international scientific and academic content. EKUAL has undertaken the task of carrying out subscription transactions and making national license agreements with the most prominent publishers and database producers of the world, in order to encourage a broader use of high quality academic information; thus stimulating scientific research and publication in the country. Universities, Training and Research Hospitals, Public Research Institutions are among the institutions that benefit from this service, along with TUBITAK and its institutions.

Principal Consortial Functions
Electronic content licensing
Electronic content loading/presentation
Storage facilities
Other Functions
Funding (all the expenses are paid by TUBITAK, no participation fee for members)