About Turkish Academic Network and Information Center (ULAKBIM), Turkey
The Turkish Academic Network and Information Centre (ULAKBIM) was founded as a R&D Facility Institute of TÜBÝTAK(*) in 1996. ULAKBIM's main objectives have been set as operating a high speed computer network enabling interaction within the institutional elements of the national innovation system, and providing information technology support and information services to help scientific production. ULAKBIM aims at providing technological facilities such as computer networks, information technology support, and information and document delivery services, to meet the information requirements of universities and research institutions, and to increase the efficiency and productivity of their end users. ULAKBIM consists of National Academic Network (ULAKNET) Unit, which undertakes the task of formation and operation of research and education network infrastructure in Turkey, and CahitArf Information Center, which provides information and document supply services nationwide.
(*)TÜBÝTAK: The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey
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