General Information

  • What are Library facilities?

Our Library is renovated in 2018. Our library has a shelf capacity of 200,000 volumes in an area of ​​approximately 3,200 m² and a seating area for 500 people at the same time. There are free study rooms and reader computers where students can study loudly and all computers are connected to the internet. All of the work tables have special lighting and electrical outlets.

There is a wireless network connection in the library building. Maltepe University students are natural members of the library and can borrow books for free.

With the smart library system, users can access the books they are looking for as soon as possible without support, and borrow them from borrowing devices quickly and easily. There are more than 135,000 printed and 5,000,000 electronic resources available, and the collection is constantly being developed.


  • What are the library opening hours?

Maltepe University Library and Information Center is open between 08:00 and 18:00 on weekdays due to the pandemic process. It is closed on the weekend.


  • Who can use the library?

Our university students, administrative and academic staff can benefit.


  • How can I access my library user account?

After entering the "Catalog Search" page on the library website, you can access your account with your student number / password from the login tab.


  • What can I do with the library user account?

With your library user account, you can access the list of information sources that you have borrowed, returned, reserved and want to be included in the library collection, you can request material, extend the length of the borrowed material and reserve a borrowed book.


  • Are there photocopying, printing and similar services in the library?

Photocopy service is not provided.


  • How can I scan the materials I am looking for?

You can access the materials you want to search by using the work name, author name, subject titles, genre, language and many other filters by clicking the ‘Cep Kütüphanem’ application or the Catalog Search tab of our website.

For electronic materials, you can browse all databases our University subscribes to by clicking the E-Resource Scanning tab of our website. You can find all subscribed databases on the Databases page of our website, along with detailed descriptions and user manuals.


  • Is there a mobile application for library operations?

Yes, you can edit your membership transactions from the application called Cep Kütüphanem. You can download the application from Google Play and Appstore and select Maltepe University to access any printed or electronic resources. You can also access different library catalogs with the same program.


  • Can I bring food or drink to the library?

Except for water, food or beverage is banned in the library.


  • Where can I get information about items I forgot in the library?

You can apply to the security desk in the Rectorate building for items you have forgotten.

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