Title Turkish Bibliography
Web site address


Turkey Article Bibliography and Subject and/or People Bibliography: http://bibliyografyalar.mkutup.gov.tr

Start date 1934; 1952 (Turkey Article Bibliography); 1962 (Subject and/or People Bibliography)
Period covered 1934 to date
Current size
Media covered Printed materials, thesis, audio-visual materials, first issues of periodicals
General selection criteria All kinds of printed and published materials in Turkey, works about Turkey and Turks abroad, works of Turkish authors
Selection criteria for digital resources

Off-line publications

Exclusions policies applied
Primary organisation responsible for national bibliographic control The National Library of Turkey
Web site address of national bibliographic agency http://www.mkutup.gov.tr
Co-operative structures or  relationships supporting the production of the national bibliography
Single integrated or multiple categorised bibliographies

Multiple bibliographies. 

The Turkey Article Bibliography covers: articles, case reports published in refereed journals sent to Bibliography Branch by periodical branch and is updated daily.

The Subject and/or People Bibliography: Bibliographies are the works that refer to subjects and people related to Turkish culture, art, literature and social life, selected from the collection of the National Library of Turkey relevant to the person and subject and relatively from the best catalog, selection of national and international books, theses, audio-visual materials, periodicals 
Sources of bibliographic metadata used to produce national bibliography The data created within National Library
Relationship to national legal deposit legislation or voluntary deposit arrangements Law of establishment of National Library of Turkey with the act number 5632
Relationship to national Cataloguing in Publication (CIP) programme
Media & format options

CD, PDF and HTML as from 2003. Turkey Article Bibliography: Web based as from 2014

Access options to national bibliographic metadata CD and WEB Catalog
Metadata enhancements offered via online services
Web 2.0 services offered
Frequency of service updates Monthly; daily for Article Bibliography
Target audiences for services Libraries, researchers, general community
Uses made of  services offered Literature searching; access to daily articles; possibilities to search national and international selected publications related to specific person and/or subject in one title
Pricing policy for national bibliographic services Free
Availability of metadata for re-use
Metadata formats MARC 21
Cataloguing code AACR2
Levels of description offered


Subject standards DOS 20 (Turkish language edition of DDC 20)
Name authority standards

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Date information submitted 15.03.2018 and 04.04.2018
Information supplied by
Orhan Bakır