Group Study Rooms

Group Study Rooms Usage Rules

  • Only İstinye University students can use the group study rooms in the Vadi Center Library and Topkapı Library.
  • Group study rooms can be used between working hours on weekdays. These rooms are not available for weekend use.
  • Group study rooms can be allocated to groups of minimum three (3) and maximum eight (8) people for two (2) hours.
  • It is obligatory to have at least three (3) people during the usage period of the group study rooms.
  • Each student has the right to use the group study rooms once a day.
  • The user cannot book two different rooms at the same time.
  • In case of re-booking another room; The authorized person may cancel the reservation due to excessive room requests.
  • Group study rooms can be booked three (3) days in advance.
  • Extension/renewal of the reserved rooms can only be done if the reservation is not made by another user.
  • Individuals receive the keys of the group study rooms from the Vadi Library Information Desk in return for their corporate identity, and return the room keys and the equipment, if any, belonging to the room, to the library staff after use.
  • It is obligatory for all group members to work in group study rooms to hand over ID to the library officer.
  • Any group member who will work in group study rooms cannot request an extension for the next two (2) hours in the same room.
  • The sound level in the room should be at a level that does not affect other users and services.
  • The lights of the group study room should be kept on during use.
  • After use, group study rooms should be left as received, furniture and equipment should be used carefully and cleanly. Items and equipment in the group study rooms should not be damaged in any way (damaging the sockets, writing on the door, wall, table, affixing posters, etc.).
  • Group study rooms should not be used for any purpose other than study.
  • Movies and videos other than training cannot be watched in group study rooms.
  • Users are obliged to protect their personal belongings during the use of study rooms, Information Resources and Library Department are not responsible for theft, loss and similar items.
  • Users of group study rooms must vacate the rooms fifteen (15) minutes before the library closing time.
  • Rooms cannot be locked and left without informing the Information Desk. In such a case, personal belongings may be removed from the room by the attendant.
  • If the room key is lost, the user cannot retrieve their ID.
  • Food, beverages, tobacco products and alcohol are not allowed in the group study rooms, except water. In such a situation, you will be requested to vacate the room.
  • Those who damage library materials and belongings are given to the disciplinary committee.
  • Users should not change the place of tools and materials in group study rooms, should not be removed, should not be carried to other rooms.
  • Rooms should be kept clean and tidy. After use, garbage should be thrown into the trash, tables and chairs should be left in an orderly manner.
  • The user is responsible for returning the publications taken to the room to the Library Information Desk.
  • While working in the reserved rooms, please do not lock the room doors from inside for your safety in case of emergency.
  • Group study rooms are periodically checked by library staff.
  • In case of non-compliance with the "Group Study Rooms Usage Rules" stated above; users' right to use group study rooms is revoked. If necessary, study rooms will not be allocated to those who do not comply with the rules.
  • The right to use the group study rooms of the İstinye University Library is reserved.
  • For any questions or problems, please contact the Information Desk.

Booking Rooms

  • Room keys are given by the librarian at the Vadi Center Library and Topkapı Library Information Desk in exchange for an Istinye University ID.
  • If the reserved rooms are not received within a maximum of fifteen (15) minutes, they will be cancelled.