LIBRARY RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM- 2021

“Library as a Roadmap to Interdisciplinary Research”

The library had successfully accomplished conducting its Annual Research Symposium – LRS 2021 in parallel to the Annual Research Symposium of the University of Colombo on 9th December  2021. Senior Professor Chandrika N. Wijeyaratne, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Colombo graced the occasion as the chief guest while Mrs. S C Jayasuriya, former librarian of the University of Colombo was the special guest. This year’s symposium theme was ‘Library as a Roadmap to Interdisciplinary Research,’ which specifically emphasizes and communicates the importance of the role and position of the university library to facilitate impactful research among the university community. Being the special event, the centenary historical volume of the Library, University of Colombo was ceremonially launched by  Senior Professor Chandrika N. Wijeyaratne, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Colombo. Mrs Sumana Jayasuriya, former Librarian of the University of Colombo was tributed at the occasion for her forty years long service for the university library sector. The centennial address was delivered by Dr. Pradeepa Wijetunge, the Librarian of the University of Colombo and  the Acting Librarian, Dr D.C. Kuruppu wrapped up the centenary celebrations of the Library.  The keynote speech was shedding light on the digital transformation of libraries and was delivered by Professor K.P. Hewagamae, the Director of UCSC. LRS 2021 was chaired by Mrs Sajeewanie Somaratna, Senior Assistant Librarian and Presentations were communicated with the audience in two technical sessions under the symposium theme.

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Last Updated on March 10, 2022 by Main Library