As apart from the decreasing number of readers during the summer issue,
when most of the people are away for vacation, we are happy to see that
the number of readers is increasing in each issue. We would like to thank
all of you for being with us.
The results of the questionnaire in the last issue are evaluated by Esin
Kıymaç and the following facts have been derived from this study.
- Most of our readers think that the name of the newsletter well corresponds
with the content.
- The readers stated positive attitude about accessing the newsletter
on the web.
- About the publishing period of the newsletter, bimonthly periods
have been considered as proper by some of our users, whereas most of
them said that it should be published more frequently.
- We received positive feedback in regard to the content. However, we
are planning to provide our readers with more information on diverse
- The language of CISN has been regarded as not difficult by most of
We are planning to improve our newsletter according to the answers you
have provided for our questionnaire.
As I have been stating in every issue, I'd like to gratefully acknowledge
and thank each and everyone, firstly CISN administrator Esin Kıymaç,
for she has been skillfully performing the preparatory tasks of this newsletter
from the very first issue till today and there's no doubt that she will
apply the same skills as the editor of the newsletter; CC web-administrator
Evrim Akman; graphical designer Yasemin Saatçioğlu; statistician
Ulaş Sunata; translator Deniz Yönter for the support and
motivation they have kept providing to be able to publish this newsletter.
The following CC staff has provided the articles in this issue of CISN;
Ferdi Ayaydın, Network Group member who has provided information
about the latest developments and tasks carried about "Long Reach
Ceren Enç, former CC Human Resources and Promotion Specialist
made researches about the article "Being a Manager in IT sector"
which is the second part of the previous article "Don't Tell Mom
That I'm a Doctor, She Thinks I'm an IT Employee". We are grateful
for the diligent work of Ceren, for she voluntarily spared her efforts,
though she has not been working for CC for some time;
Cengiz Acartürk, CC PC Support Coordinator has provided
the "How To Update The System Files And Software Of Windows Operating
Esin Kıymaç, CC Published Documents and Education Administrator,
organizes the educational seminars given campus-wide, she tells us about
these seminars in her article as well as evaluating the questionnaire
Onur Ayhan, our youngest part-time employee and senior
student in METU Computer Engineering Dept., gives information about automation
of seminar registrations;
Feyza Taşkazan, Technical Support Group system administrator,
provides information about Help-desk;
Özgür Orgun and Yurdagül Öztürk, Administrative
Applications Group members give detailed information about the automation
of Ms./PhD. Application Systems;
Leyla Ersun, DNS Group Administrator, updated the information
of the article "Addresses With 'tr' Extension Are On The Increase"
that was published on "http://www.hurriyet.com.tr";
Nevzat Demir, User Support Group Hot-line member, provided
us with "accounts of incidents and funny facts" they have experienced
at hot-line desk.
Thanks to all of these people for their contribution
Now it's time to make my own farewells here, good-bye everybody!!!
Evrim GÖÇMEN GÜVEN
User Support Group Manager