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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
  • Where is Salt Research?
    Salt Research is located at Salt Galata, Bankalar Caddesi 11, Karaköy, Istanbul.

  • How can I use Salt Research?

    • Salt Research is open to all. All services are free.

    • Salt Research spaces are open from Tuesday to Saturday between 11.00 and 19.00.

    • Click here to learn more about how we operate, our terms of use, and how to register.

    • Salt Research archive collections on “Art,” “Architecture and Design,” “City, Society, and Economy” are available online.

    • If you would like to view and/or download documents, which are only accessible through Wifi at Salt buildings, please contact us via salt.research@saltonline.org

  • How can I use Salt Research Ferit F. Şahenk Hall?
    Registration is required to use Salt Research Ferit F. Şahenk Hall, located on floor -1 at Salt Galata.

  • What days and hours are Salt Research spaces open?
    Tuesday-Saturday 11.00-19.00.
    Closed for Eid and Greater Eid, and national holidays.

  • Can I borrow publications?
    Publications at Salt Research are non-circulating. They are searchable from the online catalogue, and available at Salt Research on the ground floor and Salt Research Ferit F. Şahenk Hall on floor -1.

  • How can I access the archive?
    All digitized archive collections can be accessed through the online catalogue.

  • How can I access rare publications?
    Rare publications are available for research upon request at Salt Research. Please ask a staff member for assistance.

  • How can I use the Hüseyin Bahri Alptekin Library?
    The Hüseyin Bahri Alptekin Library is available for research upon request at Salt Research. Please ask a staff member for assistance.

  • Are there computers available for researcher use?
    Computers are available to users.

  • Is it possible to watch DVDs?
    The computers and the VIEW area at Salt Research, and the additional computers at Salt Research Ferit F. Şahenk Hall can be used to watch DVDs.

  • What is the rights statement for digital documents and sources at Salt Research collections?
    The Rights Statement can be viewed here.

  • How can I make a reservation to use study areas at Salt Research Ferit F. Şahenk Hall?
    Registered users can make a reservation here to use the CORNER and ROOM areas.

  • I am a registered user. Can I request publications from Salt Research?
    Registered users of Salt Research Ferit F. Şahenk Hall may request publications from Salt Research on the ground floor here.