Enhancing consciousness or awareness, regarding information security on the institutional level, has a great importance on carrying out institutional activities in purpose and without any problem. This study is carried out in order to put forth information security awareness in information centers, which are also public institutions. The study, which is based on a qualitative method, is performed over 14 university libraries in Ankara. Data were gathered from the interviews in person or by phone. In accordance with the study findings, it’s found that information security is essential and required to be maintained in most of the libraries however there is lack of adequate information on the definition of information security and the applications it covers. Therefore it’s concluded that currently ongoing applications have been carried out by information processing departments.