Library

​​​Yüzbinlerce basılı, görsel, dijital kaynak ve çeşitli veritabanı abonelikleri ile Türkiye'nin her tarafından akademisyenlerin çalışmalarına destek sağlayan ŞEHİR Kütüphanesi, Dragos Kampüs ile kaynaklarını ve olanaklarını daha da genişleterek, Türkiye'nin en saygın kütüphane merkezlerinden biri olma yolundaki faaliyetlerine devam ediyor.

The ŞEHİR Library with Numbers

Printed books: 134.105
Audio books: 2100
Electronic books: 338.348
Printed journals: 5556
Electronic journals: 39.000
Subscribed printed journals: 104
Subscribed printed newspapers: 18
Audio/Video & DVD: 5716
Subscribed databases: 31
Open access databases: 25

In addition to these sources, 126.950 books in the Library of the Foundation for Sciences and Arts, the founding foundation of our university, are available for ŞEHİR members in accordance with the protocol signed by the two institutions. Thus, the total amount of printed and electronic books available for ŞEHİR members has reached 600.000.

​The ŞEHİR Library has one of the largest and richest document archives in Turkey

Within the archives listed below, there are over 500.000 documents, over 15.000 negative films, approximately 1.500 glass negatives, and approximately 3.000 manuscripts and rare prints. Our archives serve as a social laboratory for our students and researchers from various departments, particularly History, Turkish Language and Literature, Sociology, Cinema and Television, and Political Science and International Relations. In addition, the ŞEHİR Library has the largest e-archive among the other libraries in Turkey, in terms of the number of documents that have been available for digital access.

Our Archives:

  • Kemal Karpat Archive
  • Fuad Köprülü Archive
  • Taha Toros Archive
  • Cüneyd Orhon Photography Studio Archive
  • Zeynep Targaç Photography Collection
  • Osman Öndeş Photography Collection
  • The Collection of Manuscripts and Rare Prints
  • Tekel Archive
  • Şerif Mardin Archive


ŞEHİR Library website: library.sehir.edu.tr
ŞEHİR e-Archive website: earsiv.sehir.edu.tr
"Kişisel Arşivlerde İstanbul Belleği" Project website: bellek.sehir.edu.tr
"Unutma İstanbul" Project website: unutmaistanbul.sehir.edu.tr​
E-mail: kutuphane@sehir.edu.tr

Library Director

AYHAN KAYGUSUZ - ayhankaygusuz@sehir.edu.tr