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According to common license agreements among CIU Library, ANKOS, EKUAL and publishers, sources can only be used for individual researches and providing necessary information. Misusing gives legal liability to the users.


Cannot be done:

• It is forbidden to transfer information from database to individual computers and to copy too many publications by downloading files.

• It is forbidden to use the database for commercial purposes, to sell and to distribute.

• It is forbidden to share the information copied from the database the people who are not CIU staff and students.

• It is forbidden to send the index or article that copied from database via e-mail.

• It is forbidden to make change on downloaded files or doing similar studies.

WARNING!  Do not share your user name and password with other people.


Your opinion, which is about trial databases, is very important for us. If you want to share your ideas and suggestions about trial databases, please feel free to send e-mail to gsala@ciu.edu.tr

IMF e-Library

Dear Users,

The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) IMF eLibrary trial database is open 1 month for access.

Access address to eLibrary : http://www.elibrary.imf.org/

IMF eLibrary provides access to periodicals, e-books and statistics on global economy, finance, emerging markets, and trade. The database offers 15,000 publications including 310 books and one million data series.

Users are offered an integrated online platform  to do research and analyses on business, to anticipate economic and financial trends and filtering options for investment. IMF elibrary database consists of the following elements:

  • eLibrary Text  –  offers over 15,000 publications to  analyse and estimate,  to perform  global and regonal  financial survey
  • eLibrary Data -  provides access  to over  one million of the statistical series through  a single source
  • eLibrary AREAER Online – special database that allows  to do research on currency rates (Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions)
  • IMF.org –integrated access to official information and correspondence through IMF chanell

Please contact Library Managent if you have any questions concerning  database.

We wish you continued success  in  your work.

Best regards.

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Dear Users,

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) database is open for 1 month trial access.The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) database can be accessed from http://ascelibrary.org/page/aboutcolwiz

ASCE Library presents the most prestigious and richest content of civil engineering. Full texts articles of discipline for the field of civil engineering is available for research and practice.

ASCE eBooks

Subject areas  for civil engineering includes building, construction, transportation, geotechnical, environment, water resources and professional applications. 

ASCE Library-Magazine List

* Building/Material

* Environment & Water Resource

* Geotechnical Engineering

* Management/Professional Issues/Legal Issues

* Engineering Mechanics

* Structural Engineering

* Transport & Urban Planning

* Waterways, Ports, Coasts & Oceans

* Other Technical Fields

Access Address: http://ascelibrary.org/page/aboutcolwiz

Please feel free to get in touch with us regarding any questions and requests you may have about the database.

We wish you continued success  in  your work.

Best regards.

Content: A search engine where you can search for relevant  books available to buy or borrow.

Access address: https://books.google.com/

User manual: https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/43729?visit_id=1-636446049691521984-62721273&rd=1



Content: Google Scholar is a search engine that is used for search scholarly literature. Search can be done on many disciplines and resources. These sources include articles, theses, books, abstracts, academic printing houses, professional groups, universities, and other academic organizations.

Access address: https://scholar.google.com/

User manual: https://scholar.google.com/intl/en/scholar/help.html



Open Library Front Page Electronic Resources

Content: A site that offers free user access to open source books.

Access address: https://openlibrary.org/

User manual: https://openlibrary.org/dev/docs



Content: It provides an easy way to search for academic literature. You can search in many areas and sources from one location: scholarly publications, professional associations, pre-printed sources, scholarly writings, theses, books, abstracts and articles from universities and other academic organizations. Google Academy makes it easier to identify the most relevant research in the world of academic research.

Access Address: http://scholar.google.com/

User Guide: http://scholar.google.com/intl/en/scholar/help.htm



Some of the electronic information resources and databases published according to the open access principle are:

• Open Science Directory: http://www.opensciencedirectory.net/

• Archive: http://arxiv.org/

• Ankara University Faculty of Law Museum: http://auhf.ankara.edu.tr/muze/

• Directory of Open Access Journals: http://www.doaj.org/

ULAKBİM National Databases (UVT) http://uvt.ulakbim.gov.tr/

ULAKBİM Document Delivery http://ulakbim.tubitak.gov.tr/en/search/node#

Turkish Republic Official Newspaper Information Center http://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/default.aspx

Last updated: 21-12-2017