brifingİ.U 2nd. Good Practices and Future Vision. Workshop was held between 18-20 February 2016 at Enez Prof.Nazım Terzioğlu Complex. Within the scope of the workshop, İstanbul University’s Department Heads, Vice Presidents to the rector and the General Secretary were briefed by Rector Prof. Mahmut Ak.
Library and Documentation Department Head Dr. Pervin Bezirci pointed out in her briefing the following topics; developments in Integrated Library Automation System Project which has been carried out since 2013, the project of transfer of Rare Books and the Rare Manuscripts to Digital format and Performing catalog tag work, new software and storage systems prepared by the Information Technology Department for our digital resources, Restoration Workshop Project, Abdulhamid the IInd. Photo Album Project, A New Look at the Old World : Abdulhamid the IInd. Period Map Project, Rare Books Facsimile Projects, Miniature Works Project, Music Works Project, Journal of the History Perspectives Project, Istanbul University Publications Project, Istanbul University Theses Project and “Please Read” project, Projects such as “IU supports it” School Library Social Responsibility and all the projects planned and executed during our Presidency, also COIMBRA and ARBICO international conferences held in 2015 and our contribution to Library Festival etc. In addition to our activities, the innovations and changes conducted have been emphasized.
In addition, international standards and necessary requirements to solutions to provide quality service along with efforts to be made for 2016 and for the following years have been discussed while positive decisions for innovation have been taken.
Herewith, we thank once again all university management particularly our esteemed Rector Prof. Dr. Mahmut Ak and everyone whose labor has made it possible.