ANAMED, NIT, ARIT, TEBE Library Membership

Koç University's Research Center for Antatolian Civilizations (ANAMED) and Netherlands Institute in Turkey, American Research in Turkey and Turkish (ARIT) and Turkish Institute of Archaeology (TEBE) Libraries primarily serve the fellows of ANAMED and NIT, as well as Koç University students/faculty members. We welcome applications from outside scholars and advanced graduate students who do research in anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art history, cultural heritage, cultural preservation, history, museum studies and urban studies in Turkey; and who need access to these collections located in Merkez Han for their own research. Access to the libraries is granted through this membership system. 

Becoming A Member 

The ANAMED, NIT, ARIT, TEBE Libraries have collections for the study of history, art, anthropology, archaeology, architecture, cultural heritage, art history, cultural preservation, museum studies, and urban studies. The collections are subject-specific and there is limited seating within the libraries; thus only those who fall under the following categories may apply for membership:

•    Former ANAMED and NIT Fellows
•    Students/Researchers in the level of MA/Doctorate or Independent Scholars, who do research in those subjects collected at the ANAMED and NIT Libraries:

- Anthropology
- Archaeology
- Architecture 
- Art History
- Cultural Heritage 
- Cultural Preservation
- History 
- Museum Studies
- Urban Studies

Member status permits the users:
-to work in the libraries during working hours.
-to use both print and e-resources.
-to make 3 book requests from the Koç University Main Library for publications not present in ANAMED or NIT libraries. 

Member status does not permit the users:
-to borrow books.
-to use the libraries outside of the working hours.

To apply for membership, please complete the ANAMED, NIT, ARIT, TEBE Libraries Membership Application Form and upload the required documents to the online system:

If you are a former ANAMED or NIT fellow,
- A photo

If you are an academic or an affiliate researcher, 
- An official staff ID/letter from employee
- A photo

If you are a Master's/PhD Student
- A copy of student certificate/unofficial transcript
- A photo

If you are an independent scholar
- A letter of intent that shows the need to use the collections of at least one of the libraries
- A Photo

Completed forms should be supmitted together with the necessary documents. Applications with missing documents would not be accepted.

All members are issued a Library Identity Card that serves as photo identification and must be shown at the security/librarians desk in Merkez Han.

Information collected in this form will not be used for any purpose other than membership to libraries, will not be shared with any other institutions, and will be destroyed when the person's membership expires, or if the application is rejected.


Click here for the library rules.