Library Code of Conduct

Library Code of Conduct

All patrons who visit the Özyeğin University Library are deemed to have accepted to abide by the following rules:

  • Patrons must present their University ID card in order to benefit from the library services. Library procedures cannot be completed without the University ID card.
  • Patrons must be quiet and avoid any disruptive behavior which may cause disturbances for others.
  • Patrons must put their mobile phones on mute and avoid talking on their phones in the Library.
  • Patrons must not bring any food or drink in the Library.  
  • Patrons must keep all spaces (including group study rooms) clean, and place any trash in the trash bins.
  • Patrons must never leave their personal items unattended. The Library will not be held responsible for lost personal belongings.
  • Patrons must be aware that the Library is monitored 24/7 by surveillance cameras.
  • In the case of an evacuation or an emergency, patrons must follow the instructions of the Library staff.
  • Patrons must report all accidents, or damage to property, or security issues to the Library staff.
All services and rules posted on the Library webpage are governed by the policies and procedures approved by the Özyeğin University Rector. For more details, please visit:

Copyright Guidance

Copyrights are protected by Law No:5846 on Intellectual and Artistic Works within the borders of Turkey. This law restricts the use of copyrighted works to the copyright holders only. Unauthorized duplication or reproduction of copyrighted works infringes the legal rights of the copyright holder or affiliated right holders.

Özyeğin University, as part of its code of conduct, strictly bans copying or using copies of the original or a copy of any work, including textbooks, in any way or by any means, unless permitted to do so by the Law on Intellectual and Artistic Works