Undergraduate

Course Contents of Undergraduate Program

1.Year – Fall Semester
 
BBY101 General Reference Material I
General reference material in Turkish and other foreign languages are discussed and samples from electronic sources are given.


BBY135 Introduction to Documentation and Information Science
The basic concepts of information, information and documentation science, types of information centers, technical and user services will be studied.
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BBY137 Information Sources and Operations
Types of information sources. Primary publication, secondary publication and reference sources. Technical operations in information center.
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BBY139 Critical Reading
The course includes the following subjects: reading and understanding of text; literacy; kinds of literacy; critical reading; critical thinking; knowledge and/or information culture; self-learning; learning to learn; learning society; learning culture
 
BBY143 Professional English I
The aim of the course is to teach and create opportunities for the students to lesrn the basic English terms used in library and information science, centers and the profession of librarianship.
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BBY145 Use of  information centers

Topics: Descriptions of Information, information centers (library,archive, documantation and information center), information centers’ services, use of collections of these centers.
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BBY147 Computer and Information Networks I   
Historical developments of computer, elements of computer (software and hardware), its usage areas and  aims, provided facilities provided by computers in information centers.

BBY149 Ottoman Language I
Reading printed Ottoman Language texts and to teach Turkish transcription methods.
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1.Year – Spring Semester

BBY146 General Reference Material II
General reference material in Turkish and other foreign languages are discussed and samples from electronic sources are given.
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BBY148 Information Organization
Fundamentals of information organization, which is an important component of information access.
BBY150 History of Book and Library
Topics: History of books, history of printing, history of library, history of information and document centers.
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BBY152 Introduction to Archival Studies
To examine basic elements, techniques, methods of archival studies
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BBY156 Professional English II
The aim of the course is to teach and create opportunities for the students to learn the English terms and concepts used in library and information centers, profession of librarianship and library and information science. Be cause of the interdisciplinary nature of the field the English of the sciences are taught.
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BBY158 Information Society
Discuss topics: Descriptions about information, Birth of information society and its basic characteristics, The value of information from the primitive community to information society, Information technology (computers, microelectronics, robots, communication technology), The role of information technology in social changings, Structural elements in information society, Global development in information society, digital divide, Information Society  and Turkey (social, cultural, economic background)
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BBY160 Use of  Information Centers          
Topics: Descriptions of Information, information centers (library,archive, documantation and information center), information centers’ services, use of collections of these centers.
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BBY162 Information Networks and Internet II
Topics: Description of Information Networks, network models,Internet, Internet in Turkey
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BBY164 Ottoman Language II
Reading printed Ottoman Language texts and to teach Turkish transcription methods.
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2.Year – Fall Semester
 
BBY203 Bilgisayar Ağları ve İnternet
Bilgi ağları ve internet unsurları, kullanım alanları ve bilgi merkezlerindeki kullanım amaçları, alanları ve sağladığı kolaylıklar anlatılmaktadır.
BBY207 Araştırma Kütüphaneleri
Araştırma kütüphaneleri grubu içinde yer alan  özel araştırma kütüphaneleri ile milli kütüphaneleri değerlendirmeyi, tanımlamayı, batı dünyası ve ülkemizdeki tarihsel gelişimlerini ele almayı, amaç ve işlevlerini incelemeyi, ülkemizdeki güncel sorunlarını belirlemeyi ve bu sorunlara çözüm önerileri getirmeyi amaçlayan bir derstir.
BBY211 Professional English III
The aim of the course is to teach the terms and concepts as regards to the functions/departments (such as acquisitions, cataloging and classification, circulation and reference) of library and information centers. Opportunities are created to let the students learn these through text translations.
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BBY213 Information And Communication Technology
To Identify basic criteria for information dissemination, combining computer and information technology
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BBY215 Children’s and Youth Literature
This course encompasses learning activities as regards selection, and evaluation of national and foreign literature as well as related information services compelled child and youth literature.
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BBY219 Knowledge Organization I
The novelties introduced by the second edition of the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, and punctuation issues determined by ISBD standards as well as description  areas.
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BBY221 Library and Information Science Literature
In this course a student will recognize the selected sources of library and information science both in printed and electronic forms and will learn evaluation of them in terms of specified criteria. The printed reference sources (such as encyclopedias, glossaries, etc) and journals of library and information science in Turkish and in other languages and bibliographic sources are taught. Electonic sourses like databases web sites for our profession are taught in terms of content and usage information
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BBY227 Training of User Groups
Contains lecture as of the relationship between education and information centers as regards to user groups in general, in particular, description of user groups according types of information centers and provision of training of user groups through programs and methods, educative.

BBY233 Ottoman Language Grammer I
Reading printed Ottoman Language texts and to teach Turkish transcription methods.
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2.Year – Spring Semester
 
BBY208 Information Legislation
Legislative matters concerning information, records and archives management.
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BBY212 Professional English IV
The aim of the course is to teach how to translate from English into Tukish, the texts related to libraries and information centers, library and information sciences and profession of librarianship
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BBY214 Writing Techniques
In this course, after the description and scope of writing and components of records management and writing techniques are examined, the writing rules and practiced in Turkey are studied.
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BBY218 Halk ve Okul Kütüphaneleri
Halk, çocuk ve okul kütüphanelerini değerlendirmeyi, tanımlamayı, batı dünyası ile ülkemizdeki tarihsel gelişimlerini ele almayı, amaç ve işlevlerini incelemeyi, ülkemizdeki güncel sorunlarını belirlemeyi ve bu sorunlara çözüm önerileri getirmeyi amaçlayan bir derstir.
BBY224 Office Application on Computer II

Microsoft Software to manage of office automation
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BBY228 Collection Development

Provides information regarding collection development and management techniques for different types of information centers.
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BBY230 Knowledge organization II
Determining heading and other access points based on the second edition of Anglo-American Cataloging Rules.
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BBY232 Information Services

The course includes the following subjects: the concept of information services; importance of information services; kinds of information services; information service policy; management of information services; evaluation of information services; future of information services.

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BBY238 Ottoman Language Grammer II

Reading printed Ottoman Language texts and to teach Turkish transcription methods and grammer rules.

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BBY240 Office Application on Computer I
Microsoft Software to manage of office automation
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3.Year – Fall Semester
 
BBY301 Machine Readable Cataloging MARC
Teaching standards in online cataloging and cataloging based on MARC format and RDA in MARC as well.
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BBY303 Databases
Basic concepts related to database systems and data models(relational model, object-oriented model). Design methods (NIAM, Normalization and E-R model) and SQL
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BBY305 Records Management
The scope of records management. Planning a records management program: Surveying records, designing the program.  The records centre: design and operation. Techniques of records management: filing operations, retention schedules, disposal schedules, appraisal, and transfer to archives.
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BBY307 Information Economy
The course includes the following subjects: the concept of knowledge and/or information; concept of knowledge/information economy; terminology of knowledge economy; parameters of knowledge economy; knowledge/information management in industrial firms; rejects of knowledge/information economy
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BBY309 Law Sources and Retrieve
This course includes law sources in Turkey, Bibliographic control of The Turkish law sources and other countries, databases, bibliographies, catalogs, indexes etc.
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BBY311 Informetrics
This course composes of bibliometric methods such as citation analysis for measuring impact of information resources and web sources and also performances of information centers.
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BBY313 Yönetim Bilişim Sistemleri
Örgütsel yapılarda yönetimin stratejik hedef belirleme, planlama, karar verme süreçlerinde gereksinim duyduğu denetlenebilen ve süzülmüş iç ve dış bilgiyi sağlayan YBS’lerin işlevlerini anılan yönetim fonksiyonları bağlamında ele almak, dersin içeriğini oluşturmaktadır.
BBY315 Types of Islamic Scripts I
Readings, transcriptions and translations on the Samples of Ottoman Calligraphic Styles.
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BBY321 Business Information Systems
Information systems are playing a key role in  providing competence for enterprises. IS provide required  information (inner and outer). These systems with various names and different functions meet the information needs of employeeall levels and contribute to effective and productive use of information which is produced by the processes of the organization. Therefore it is important to gather, analyse, distribute information timely. This course will deal with many kinds of information systems such as content management systems, management information systems, decision making systems etc.
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BBY323 E-Government Application and Content Management
Discuss the importance of structuring and stages of e-government, e-infrastructure requirements put forward and Information Manager to locate in government.
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3.Year – Fall Semester
BBY302 Classification  Systems Dos
Producing and assigning classification number based on Dewey Decimal Classification System
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BBY304 Information Retrieval in Social Sciences and Humanities
The course includes the following subjects: nature of science; implicit and nature of social sciences, humanities and arts; importance of information in science; user in social science and humanities; information resources (printed/electronic); selection of information sources; information retrieval process in information sources/usage criteria; evaluation of information retrieval
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BBY314 Systems Analysis
Systems analysis is an explicit formal inquiry carried out to help someone (referred to as the decision maker) identify a better course of action and make a better decision than he might otherwise have made.
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BBY322 Knowledge Management
Techniques of knowledge management and organizational knowledge management processes
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BBY324 Database Management System
Creating tables, forms and reports in Access. Using SQL
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BBY328 Yazı Türleri II
Dersin amacı Osmanlıca el yazılarını okumayı öğretmek ve yazı türleri hakkında bilgi vermektir.
BBY330 Filing Systems
Filing operations. Case filing, subject filing. Study of case incidents. Developing files system.
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BBY332 E-Devlet Uygulamaları ve İçerik Yönetimi
Derste, E-devlet uygulamalarına giriş ve bu bağlamda web içeriği tartışılmaktadır.
BBY334 Teaching Methods
Fundamental concepts of education, learning, basic concepts of the principles and methods of teaching, instructional models and strategies
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BBY336 Bilginin Gelişimi (İlk Çağlardan Günümüze)
BBY338 Manuscripts and Rare Books I
This course describes formal and contextual characteristics of manuscripts. Also it provides information about manuscripts libraries and manuscripts cataloguing.

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BBY340 Metadata
This course encompasses metadata standards for web content, records and other types of information medium with the applications regarding adoption of the standard rules to the institutions, organizations and public bodies.

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BBY342 Electronic Records Management and Archival System Practices
Electronic records management and archiving system applications.

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BBY344 Epistemology
To teach origin of knowledge and how to use it

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4.Year – Fall Semester

BBY401 Indexing Techniques I

Using techniques and implementation in an alphabetical approach
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BBY403 Information Retrieval in Pure and Applied Sciences I
The aim of the course is to create possibilities to examine the reference and information retrieval sources as well as bibliographical databases related to pure and applied sciences through some samples and to give the basic notions of  information retrieval in these areas.
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BBY407 Subject Headings

Creating subject heading and using LCSH

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BBY409 Serials Publication
Manual and automated handling of periodicals as well as introduction of electronic journals and consortiums
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BBY411 Library Automation II
Basic criteria of an automation program, Analyse and comperative of  library automation programs
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BBY413 Archives Management
The development of archives administration: in general and in Turkey; in the imperial period, in the republican period. Planning an archives management program: arrangement archive records, designing the program.  Techniques of archives management. National archives and archival institution are to be visited.
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BBY415 Public Relations
BBY417 Medya ve Bilgi
Derste genel olarak enformasyonun ve bilginin, medyada üretiliş ve sunuluş biçimleri politik, ekonomik ve toplumsal bağlamda incelenmektedir. Medya aracılığıyla üretilen, dağıtılan ve son kullanıcılar tarafından kullanılan “bilgi” denilen bitmiş ürünün doğası; bu bitmiş ürünün muhafazası ve kullanılmasında kütüphanelerin iş pratikleri, örgütlü medya yapıları ile kütüphane ilişkilerinin karakterini tartışılmaktadır. Tarihsel bağlamda medyanın irdelenmesi ile öğrencilere “medya okuryazarlığı” pratiği kazandırılarak medyada sunulan enformasyonun ve/veya bilginin kullanımı noktasında bir eleştirel perspektif oluşturmak amaçlanmaktadır.
BBY419 Nonbook Materials
To teach the students types of nonbook material, how to catalogue them according to cataloguing rules.
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BBY423 Manuscripts and Rare Books II
This course describes formal and contextual characteristics of manuscripts. Also it provides information about manuscripts libraries and manuscripts cataloguing.
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4.Year – Spring Semester
BBY402 Indexing Techniques II
Using techniques and implementation in an alphabetical approach
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BBY404 Information Retrieval
The course includes following subjects: knowledge and/or information concept, process of knowledge circulation and production; process of information retrieval; information retrieval system; system approach; evaluation of information retrieval system; evaluation of information retrieval process
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BBY406 Information Retrieval in Pure and Applied Sciences II
The aim of the course is to create opportunities, to examine the reference and information retrieval sources as well as bibliographical data bases related to each science discipline through some sample sources and to give the basic notions of information retrieval in these areas.
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BBY408 Clasaification  Systems II  (LC)
Introduction of Library of Congress Classification System and numbering, which is used mainly at research universities
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BBY498 Mezuniyet Tezi
Dersin amacı, kütüphanecilik, arşiv ve belge yönetimi alanında bir konuyu veya sorunun saptanması,  analiz edilmesi, araştırılması ve sonucunun araştırma raporu olarak sunulmasıdır.
BBY410 Library Automation II
Basic criteria of an automation program, Analyse and comperative of  library automation programs
BBY412 WEB Design
Creating web pages by HTML codes.
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BBY416 Arrangement Systems for Archives
The provenance concept, the function of a finding aid system, levels and depth of description, access and retrieval strategies, listing standards and index construction.
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BBY418 Automatic Indexing          
Luhn’s algorithm, Zipf Law, vector-space model, evaluation of automatic indexing system in terms of recall and precision. Basic term computing methods like term weighing, discrimination value etc  Stemming algorithms and studies. Basic principles of thesaurus building.
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BBY422 Theory and Methodology          
The course includes the following subjects: the concept of theory and methodology; concepts of performance measurement, evidence based library and information, innovation; user studies; game theory, current discussions in library and information literature.
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