The 58th Library Week was celebrated with various events at EMU

Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Özay Oral Library celebrated the 58th Library Week with various activities. 58. Library Week, EMU As part of the activities organized by the Oral Library of Özay, various seminars were given by the trainers of the main world databases for students and researchers. EMU Prizes were awarded to the top three students who borrowed the most books from Özay’s Oral Library. At the same time, in the organization of the Association of Turkish Librarians, “The world will be better if we read!” Along with the Republic of Turkey, a 30-minute silent reading event was held in the library garden.


On Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at 11:00 a.m., the “EBSCO Communication Source Database User Training Webinar” was held. The seminar speaker, EBSCO trainer Uğurcan Özkan, during the seminar held in English; shared information on the communication sources database, which provides access to resources in the fields of communication, radio, television, film, press, broadcasting and all other fields related.

At 3:30 p.m., the “ProQuest Database User Training Webinar” was held. In the webinar given in English by ProQuest Trainer Hazal Yılmaz; Information was provided on the ProQuest Summon Search Engine, ProQuest Central Database, ProQuest E-Book Central Database, and ProQuest Academic Video Online systems.


Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at 12 p.m., EMU The “He who reads a lot knows a lot” award ceremony was held in the garden of the Özay Oral Library. As part of the ceremony, the top three students who borrowed the most books from the library in 2021 EMU Rector Pr. Dr. Aykut Hocanın presented the award. The ceremony took place in the presence of the Vice-Rector for Student Affairs Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Aktuğlu was also present. While İbrahim Yavaş, 2nd year student at Faculty of Law, took first place with 30 books, Oguljan Ruzyyeva, 1st year student at Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing, took second place with 28 pounds, and took third place with 24 pounds. EMU İbrahim Kurt, 4th year student at the Faculty of Business and Economics, Department of Political Science and International Relations.

Speaking at the ceremony, Prof. Dr. Drawing attention to the importance of reading, the teacher said that the library provides many services to students, continues its services with sacrifices during the pandemic period and continues to be open outside office hours. Congratulating the staff of the Özay Oral Library for their dedicated work, Prof. Dr. Your teacher, EMUStating that he will continue to invest in the library, he advised students to continue using the library services.

At 12:30 p.m., still in the library garden, “The world will be better if we read!” A book reading event was held with the slogan. As part of the event, which aims to increase public interest in books and libraries and raise awareness of reading habits and reading culture, a book was read silently for 30 minutes. The event, organized by the Association of Turkish Librarians, was held simultaneously in the Republic of Turkey and the TRNC.


On Friday, April 1, 2022, at 11:00 a.m., an online “EIKON & Datastream Database User Training Webinar” was held. The speaker of the seminar held in English was Refinitiv Trainer Ece Saraçoğlu Financial and banking data from more than 100 countries around the world, stock market data, financial company data, global financial data, company data, currency data and news from these domains, expert analysis, global He shared information on the EIKON database, which includes data on the foreign exchange market, global policies and similar information.

EMU The 58th Library Week events organized by the Oral Library of Ozay finally concluded with the online webinar “PressReader: World Newspapers Database User Training Webinar” on Friday, April 1, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. PressReader Trainer Vildan Kandur Stanio was the speaker for the seminar which was held in English. The seminar provided information on the PressReader newspaper database, which provides daily access to approximately 2,000 newspapers in the same local format as the original full-page newspaper.

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