Individual Study Room Usage Conditions

Usage Rules

  • Suna Kıraç Library has 15 Individual study rooms.
  • All Koç University members with a valid KU e-mail address can reserve a room to study.
  • Individual Study rooms are intended as a place for students to work and study individually due to pandemic.
  • Rooms are reserved in 1-hour time slots. Users are limited 2 time slots per day total.
  • Cell phone use is limited in these rooms; Please make your speeches outside the library or in the telephone booths on the 2nd floor.
  • Food and beverage consumption is not allowed in the rooms, except for water.
  • Fines for not returning room keys on time are 2.50 TL per hour or any part of an hour.

Important information about Study Room Reservation

  • The person who placed the booking must present their University ID card at the Reserve Desk for check-out the room key.
  • If the key is not checked out within 15 minutes of its reserve time, then others will be allowed to utilize the room for the remaining hours.
  • The key may only be checked out to the person who books the room.
  • The individual who checked out the key is responsible for ensuring that it is returned on time.
  • Anyone who booked a room is expected to clean up after themselves and leave the room ready for the next group.

Individual Graduate Study Room Usage Conditions

Usage Rules

  • There are 8 individual study rooms available for daily checkout.
  • Bookings are limited to current KU Graduate Students.
  • Rooms can be reserved for up to 7 days per month.
  • Reservations for the SKL Individual Graduate Study Rooms should be made 24 hours in advance.
  • After the booking, the responsible librarian will approve the reservation. After the approval or denial, you will receive an e-mail.
  • For the approved bookings, the room key can be borrowed from the Information Desk located in the Library entrance.
  • Cell phone use is limited in these rooms; Please make your speeches outside the library or in the telephone booths on the 2nd floor.
  • Food and beverage consumption is not allowed in the rooms, except for water.
  • The fine for overdue room key is 2.50 TL per day & the person will be banned for a month.

Important information about Graduate Study Room Reservation:

  • The key may only be checked out to the person who books the room. In addition, the person who books the room has to show KU ID Card to borrow the room key.
  • Do not forget to cancel your booking if you can not make it to come.
  • Library materials left in the room unattended will be returned to the “Recently Returned Books” shelf.
  • Do not leave personal belongings unattended in this space. Unattended personal items will be sent to the Lost and Found Office.
  • Anyone who booked a room is expected to clean up after themselves and leave the room ready for the next group.

Data Lab Usage Conditions

Data Lab is located in room 203-B on the second floor of Suna Kıraç Library.

There are 4 highly configurated computers available in the data lab that can easily run software such as data operations, data visualization, graphic design, and many more. Room usage can be made with a reservation system. The Details of the Data Lab are as follows:

Computers

4 highly configurated computers are available in the Data Lab.

The configurations are:

 

2 – HP P520 Workstation: (Suitable for rendering, data operations, etc.)

  • Intel Xeon W – 2133 CPU
  • 32 GB RAM
  • RTX 4000 Quadro Graphic Card (8GB 256bit GDDR6 High Profile)
  • Capacity: 512GB M2. NVMe SSD + 4TB HDD
  • 900W Power Supply

2 – Dell Alienware: (Suitable for graphical design, 3D softwares, etc.)

  • AMD Ryzen 9 3950X 16-Core CPU (OverClock Ready)
  • 32GB RAM
  • RTX2070 Super Graphic Card (8GB GDDR6 OC+VR Ready)
  • Capacity: 512GB M2. NVMe SSD + 1TB HDD
  • 550W Power Supply

Data Lab Usage Rules

  • All Koç University members with a valid KU e-mail address can reserve a space in Data Lab to research.
  • Data Lab will provide service according to the following days and hours:
  • Monday, Wednesday: 09.00 – 12.00
  • Tuesday, Thursday: 13.00 – 16.00
  • Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Closed
  • Data Lab Spaces can be reserved for 3 hours. Users can book twice a week.
  • Reservations should be made at least 1 day in advance. After the approval or denial, you will receive an e-mail.
  • Cell phone use is limited in these rooms; Please make your speeches outside the library or in the telephone booths on the 2nd floor.
  • Food and beverage consumption is not allowed in the rooms, except for water. Reservation owners are responsible for cleaning the room.
  • During the use of computers, all responsibility belongs to the reservation owner.
  • The person making the reservation must show KU ID Card before using the PC. Users who do not have a university card cannot use Data Lab and their computers.