Eastern Mediterranean University Özay Oral Library Technical Services Unit Head Canay Ataöz represented EMU at GIB 2015 – Information for Future: Technological Solutions in Accessing Electronic Information” Workshop, which took place in Antalya between 12 and 15 November 2015.
During the said event, EMU Özay Oral Library Technical Services Unit Head Canay Ataöz delivered a presentation on the “Importance of User Training in Libraries”. Ataöz provides information about the electronic resources as well as Open Access Information Portals to various groups of users including academcians as well as undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD students.
During the said workshop, Online Information Services Inc. Representatives provided their evaluations on “The Criteria of Performance Evaluations at Universities” and stated that evaluations of ISI Thomson Reuters “In Cities” and “Web of Science’’ are taken as basis for rankings of YOK, TUBİTAK and METU – URAP in Turkey. Additionally, it was mentioned that the high volume of publications, attributions, h-indexes, international collaborations and multidisciplinary approaches play an important role in the performance ranking of universities.