Millions of Publications in Bayburt University Library Opened to Online Access

At Bayburt University, where distance education was given a start due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, millions of electronic publications were given access to be used by students and lecturers.


At Bayburt University, within the scope of coronavirus measures, after universities interrupted formal education as  a result of the decision of Turkish Council of Higher Education, distance education system preparations were completed and distance education started with approximately 14 thousand students and 420 academic staff as of March 23, 2020.


After the break given to formal education due to the new type of Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, Bayburt University made 4,503,299 e-Books and 168,788 e-journals together with 18 e-Databases available online for students and lecturers, providing great advantage to its users who want to benefit from closed libraries of the university. In addition, users were 

given the chance to access the 'Open Access' system for free, where millions of articles and scientific studies are registered.


In these days, when many measures for public life and social life are necessary in terms of health due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, an essential social responsibility is fulfilled with the "Virtual Library" at Bayburt University. At Bayburt University, where "Distance Education" activities are carried out with more than 14 thousand students and 420 instructors, millions of scientific publications are also made available to users. It has been made possible for users who want to access these publications by accessing the address via their computers or smart devices and to benefit from electronic publications by registering in the system.


In addition to accessing electronic resources in the libraries of Bayburt University, the new platform containing the class materials of Anadolu University, Atatürk University and Istanbul University was made available to users by the effort of Turkish Council of Higher Education (YÖK) within the scope of the "YÖK Courses Project", which was shared with the public in the past months among the targets of YÖK for 2020.With this platform, which can contribute to raising the quality level in higher education, students are given the opportunity to meet different academic cultures.