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The National Library is mainly a Research and a Reference library and it is technically a library of last resort. It intends to provide library resources as well as information to all Sri Lankans through the National Library, library networks, information centres and resource centres.

isbnProviding of Cataloguing - In - Publication (CIP) data commenced in 1996 with the objective of improving cataloguing activities in libraries and creating an uniformity in the publishing field.

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panhinda“PANHINDA” traditional herbal oil for the preservation of palm leaf manuscripts. The formula of the herbal mixture has been obtained from ancient documents.

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auditoriumThe National Library and Documentation Services Board located hires its auditorium and Conference Hall at a very reasonable price. It has parking facilities. The auditorium and seminar room have modern equipment.

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trainingA major role of the National Library and Documentation Services Board is to identify the training needs of the different categories of libraries, organize

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