Supported by Istanbul Development Agency (ISTKA), and developed by Koç University Suna Kiraç Library, BiblioPera is the online union catalogue of the Libraries of nine international Research Centers located in Beyoglu, Istanbul. The list of partner institutions is as follow:
- Istanbul Research Institute
- Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations
- SALT Research
- Deutsches Archäologisches Institut-Istanbul
- Netherlands Institute in Turkey
- Institut Français d'Études Anatoliennes
- Orient-Institut Istanbul
- Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul
- Sismanoglio Megaro.
BiblioPera brings those multilingual collections together, allowing to search more than 500,000 print materials, by title, author, subject, publisher, keyword and ISBN. Results can further be refined by library, language, and year of publication.]
In addition, BiblioPera aims at promoting historical, archaeological, and social scientific research on Turkey, and at providing a unique virtual environment for scholars, research center staff, and librarians to share ideas, experiences, and collaborate on new projects, for scientific and cultural production.
The website interface is available in Turkish and English.