Your Gateway to Turkish Literature

Directorate General Of Libraries and Publications
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

"Your Gateway to the Turkish Literature" is the introduction phrase of an online platform that will enable and enrich the communication and interaction of persons or institutional Turkish literature contacts abroad such as publishers, distributors, illustrators, translators, writers and editors with their Turkish counterparts and with the aim of “being the main online reference source for foreigners on Turkish literature and publishing”. 

The portal website called “”, which will be the first international literature promotion portal in Turkey, has reached the final stage; with this portal it is aimed to strengthen the communication between the Turkish literary circles and the persons, institutions and organizations that carry out related publishing activities and their counterparts operating abroad, to facilitate the access of foreigners to information on all private and legal entities and products that make up the Turkish literature and publishing sectors, to support activities related to the international promotion of Turkish literature and publishing, and to create an online reference resource that includes sectoral information and data with multiple communication options that will enrich the communication and interaction between the said institutions and organizations.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

The international public awareness of prestigious projects such as TEDA (Grant Program intended to Foster the Publication of Turkish Literature in Languages other than Turkish) and Translation Workshops carried out by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism has been increased.

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
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