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Jan
31

Dr. (Mrs.) P. Wijetunge, the Librarian was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation

Dr. (Mrs.) P. Wijetunge, the Librarian was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation for serving as a judge of 2019 Emerald South Asia LIS Research Fund Award by Mr. Sundar Radhakrishnan, Vice President – South Asia, Emerald Group Publishing in India Pvt Ltd.

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Jan
29

Emerald India Team Visit

Emerald India team had their kick off meeting in Colombo and as a related event the team visited the University of Colombo Main Library on 29th January 2020

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Dec
19

Human Library 2019 (Session – 06)

The Main Library of the University of Colombo organised a Human Library session on 19th December 2019 from 2.00 - 3.30 pm at the Main Library, University of Colombo, under the theme  "Confidence to Speak English: A Necessity for South Asian Learners?". Human expertise • Dr. Asantha U. Attanayake Barborich - Senior Lecturer in English [...]
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Dec
04

Library Research Symposium 2019

The second Library Research Symposium of the University of Colombo was held on 27th November 2019, at the auditorium of the Main Library, University of Colombo, and this year’s theme was ‘Information for Health and well-being’. The Vice- chancellor of the University of Colombo, Senior Prof. Chandrika N. Wijeyaratne graced the occasion as the Chief [...]
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Jul
10

Human Library – 2019 II

The Library, in collaboration with the Faculty of Law, organized a Human Library Project on 10th July 2019, at the Main Library premises. This event was organized to build an encouraging environment for students to communicate with subject specialists and eminent personalities in the field of law. Six subject experts shared their knowledge and experience [...]
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Feb
22

Awarded Certificate of Excellence

Dr. D.C. Kuruppu, Acting Librarian of the University of Colombo was awarded a Certificate of Excellence for the innovative project titled “An assessment of informational needs of breast cancer among patients and adults in general public and the effectiveness of a tailor-made information on package for patients in Sri Lanka“, at the National Symposium on […]

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Feb
11

Human Library 2019

The Library in collaboration with the Faculty of Arts organized a Human Library project for the newcomers on 11th February 2019, at the Main Library. This was done as a part of the Arts Faculty orientation programme. The number of subject experts shared their knowledge and experience with students.

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Jan
31

The training session on SCOPUS, by Elsevier

An interactive session on “How to effectively use scientific research tool Scopus to increase your productivity “ was conducted by experts from Elsevier on 31st of January, 2019 at the Auditorium, Main Library, University of Colombo Ms. Shalini Dubey, Marketing Development Manager- Elsevier, initiate the session by providing a brief introduction to Elsevier while Mr. […]

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Jan
25

International Collaboration

University of Colombo and Tsinghua University, Beijing, entered into a memorandum of understanding to enhance resources sharing, on 25th January 2019 at the Senate hall of the University of Colombo. The Acting Librarian, Dr. DC Kuruppu signed on behalf of University of Colombo library while the Director, Dr. WANG Youqiang signed on behalf of Tsinghua […]

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Nov
27

Library Research Symposium

The Library Network held its Annual Research Sessions on November 27th, 2018 on the theme “Paradigm Shift of University Libraries in the Digital World”. The Sessions contained 12 research presentations on the sub-themes; Information dissemination in the digital environment, Managing E-Resources in the Digital Era, Library innovations for digital natives. Professor Inder Vir Malhan from […]

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