Monday, March 26, 2007
Foundde in 1980, the library is affiliated with the Organization ıf Islamic Conference. The library functions as a reference library for IRCICA, the Research Center for Islamic History, Art and Culture, an organisation which undertakes various activities concerned with the heritage of the Islamic world, including resarch, publishing, and informational services. Located in the historical building of the Seyir Köşk (Pavilion)in the Yıldız Palace, the library holds a collection of works primarily concerned with Islamic history culture, and society. Its collection consists of 400,000 printed books, as well as manuscripts, unpublished doctoral theses, atlases, maps, and periodicals.