Gultekin Gurdal Co-founder

About: Gultekin is Head of Library and Documentation Department of Izmir Institute of Technology (IZTECH). He pursues new information and technologies, carries out studies that attract attention with his pioneering and innovative approaches, especially in every subject related to librarianship. Gultekin, who is also the founding partner of the R&D Company Research Ecosystems, transforms the thoughts in his mind into practices with the thought of `` The world is doing it, why shouldn't we?``. Completing her undergraduate degree at Hacettepe University, Department of Information and Records Management (Library), Gultekin completed her master's degree in Business Management at Kocaeli University. Gultekin, who previously worked at Bilkent University, TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Center, Sabancı University, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, has been working at the IYTE Library since 2005. Gultekin, who had previously served as the Head of the Anatolian University Libraries Consortium (ANKOS) and the ANKOS - AEKA (Open Access and Institutional Archives) Group Coordinator, has been informed by the World Confederation of Open Access Archives (COAR), European Research Information Systems Association (EuroCRIS), International Technical University Libraries Association (IATUL), European Research Libraries Association (LIBER), Turkish Librarians Association (TKD), University and Research Librarians Association (ÜNAK) has active memberships in organizations such as. Gultekin, who is a member of the TÜBİTAK ULAKBİM National Open Science Committee, a Member of the Higher Education Open Science and Open Access Working Group, a Higher Education Research Vjer and the Open Data Sub-Working Group Coordinator, is a member of the OpenAIRE Board of Directors. One of his hobbies is hiking with his band named ``Yörüvecez``.

Research / Study Areas: research information systems, bibliometric analysis, research evaluation processes, performance evaluation systems, open access, open data, open science, academic archives.