Conference Hashtag #ANKOSLink2023


After ANKOSLink2023

We held ANKOSLink2023 International Conference with your valuable participation between 20-23 November 2023 at Trendy Lara Hotel Congress Center in Antalya with the theme of "Rethinking University Libraries in the 100th Year of the Republic".

ANKOS makes significant contributions to Turkish Librarianship through the systems it has developed and implemented and pioneers the training of qualified professionals. The rapid growth of ANKOS Association has not only affected academic librarianship and libraries, but also positively affected Turkey's academic scientific publication performance. This situation has made it even more meaningful that the electronic database subscriptions needed by our universities and academic institutions are carried out under the coordination of ANKOS Association. In this context, ANKOS works hard for sustainable information services, develops library applications and organizes international events such as ANKOSLink, where all stakeholders come together.

This year, nearly 500 participants, 213 institutions and 56 companies from 22 different countries participated in ANKOSLink2023 International Conference. In addition to ANKOS member institutions and publisher and supplier companies, TÜBİTAK President, Secretary General of the Interuniversity Council, Director General of Libraries and Publications of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Presidential Libraries Department Head, ULAKBIM Director, Heads of Information and Document Management Departments and students of our universities, ÜNAK President, TKD President, University Library Managers and Librarians of Turkic and Related Communities (Turkic Republics and Balkans) were also invited to our conference, and cooperation with our national and international colleagues was ensured.

On the first day, Library Developments in the Turkic Republics pre-conference was held with the opening of the stand area and poster exhibition area, and on the second day, ANKOS President İsmail ÇETİNKAYA's opening speech started with the opening speech of the conference, Rethinking University Libraries, Science Diplomacy, Changing Education and Training Environments and Methods, Developments and Innovations in Academic Libraries, Impact of Artificial Intelligence on University Libraries, Poster Titles, Access to Electronic Databases via YETKİM Identity Federation, ANKOS New Database Evaluation Group Studies, Sensitive Point in Database Subscription Processes: License Agreements, we discussed with 30 speakers under panel and presentation titles. On the company side, we completed the sessions on current developments and innovations with 22 presentations.

Prof. Dr. Hasan MANDAL, President of TUBITAK, Prof. Dr. Yusuf BARAN, Rector of IZTECH, Prof. Dr. Abdulkerim ÇALIŞKAN, Secretary General of UAK, Taner BEYOĞLU, Director General of Libraries and Publications of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Ayhan TUĞLU, Head of Libraries Department of the Presidency, M. Mirat SATOĞLU, Director of ULAKBIM, and Marshall BREEDING, Author, Curator and Editor of Library Technology, contributed to our conference with their valuable speeches and presentations.

We would like to thank the valuable publishing house representatives for the publishing house presentations held in parallel sessions with their rich content and the poster owners and their valuable institutions for the impressive posters specially prepared for ANKOSLink2023 theme.

We would like to thank the members of the Booth, Sponsorship, Registration, Accommodation, Public Relations and Transportation group members who have made extraordinary efforts for the preparations of the conference, who worked on weekdays and weekends, regardless of working hours, ANKOSLink Program Committee, ANKOS volunteers, library managers who support and encourage the work of these friends.

We would like to thank our main sponsor Elsevier BV, our diamond sponsors Wiley, Researchsoftware, Clarivate, and Eazy Solutions, our gold sponsors AYEUM, LexiQmus, F. Delbanco, De Gruyter, Cambridge University Press, Sage, Royal Society of Chemistry, CAS, Brill, Academindex, Elsevier Health, LibEdge, IET (The Institution of Engineering and Technology), ACS Publications, IEEE (The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Incorporated), EBSCO Information Services, ITSN, Emerald Publishing, Hiperlink, Oxford University Press, Muteferriqa, Bloomsbury Digital Resources, IOP Publishing, Springer Nature, JoVE, Accucoms, Akademisyen Online Database, Thieme Group, Informascope, Piri Discovery Tool, Wolters Kluwer, Sobiad Citation Index, Altissia and Gale, our silver sponsors Gemini Bilgi Teknolojileri A. Ş. and ÇEM-SAN, room card and gala sponsor Muteferriqa, cardboard cup sponsor Necmettin Erbakan University Publications, National/International Participant Accommodation Sponsors Legal Yayıncılık A.Ş., Muteferriqa, TURCADEMY, and Wiley for their valuable support and participation in the conference.

We would also like to thank Telgraf Turizm, the accommodation and professional systems organization company, and KOÇDEM, the booth organization company, and their valuable employees for their support in the successful conduct of our conference.  

Our survey, where you can share your opinions about our conference and convey your suggestions for the coming years, has been shared with you, our valuable participants.

See you at the next ANKOSLink international conferences,


ANKOSLink 2023 International Conference Hotel Change Information

Dear Participants,

We would like to share with you some developments regarding ANKOSLink 2023 International Conference.

As previously announced, ANKOSLink 2023 International Conference was to be held at the Royal Seginus Hotel Congress Center in Lara Region in Antalya between 20-23 November 2023.

Due to technical problems at the Congress Center, ANKOSLink 2023 International Conference will be held on the same date, in the same region and in the same service quality category at Trendy Lara Hotel Congress Center.

While 29 speakers from 8 countries will participate in the academic program of the conference, 20 company presentations will be made. In addition, 22 poster applications have been submitted. As of today, more than 330 people have registered for the conference.

The deadline for registration and participation to the conference is November 11, 2023 at 17:00.

ANKOSLink 2023 International Conference is in full swing and detailed information about the conference can be accessed at

Hope to see you at the conference.

Best regards.

NOTE: Due to an update in the payment systems, online payments by credit card have been suspended until Wednesday. EFT-Transfer payments continue.