• 01.
  • 02.
  • 03.

Keynote Speaker

Professor. Rohan Samarajiva

Chairman - Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA)

Chairpersons of Conference Sessions

Emeritus Professor. K. A.P. Siddhisena
Department of Demography
University of Colombo

Professor W. A. Weerasooriya
Department of Library & Information Science
University of Kelaniya


Mr. Prasanna Ranaweera
National Institute of Library & Information Sciences (NILIS)
University of Colombo

Dr. Ruwan Gamage
Senior Lecturer
National Institute of Library & Information Sciences (NILIS)
University of Colombo

Mr. M. Norman Ravikumar
Senior Assistant Librarian
Eastern University of Sri Lanka

3rd National Library Research Symposium 2019

Development of research in any field is very instrumental for the development of the respective fields. The main advantage of the conducting research is the generation of new knowledge which is important for education and development. To fulfill that responsibility, Library Research Division will be organizing Annual National Library Research Symposium in this year. This symposium will provide an excellent opportunity to discuss of the cutting–edge issues relating to the fields of Library & Information Science and Social Sciences. It will be an ideal platform for networking and socialization among researchers, academics, professionals and graduate & postgraduate students in the relevant fields.

see what's all about

Expected Outcomes of the Conference

A major outcome from this Symposium will be creating an evaluation of the Library, Information and Documentation field.

Gathering a pool of academics, professionals, researchers and students to share and discuss concepts, breakthroughs, and innovations that will positively reinforce the functionality of libraries.

Promote the Library, Documentation and Information Services in Sri Lanka and will be an evaluation of professional standards for such services.

To generate a new knowledge in the field of Information Science & Technology and assist in the use of new technologies in the field of library science, documentation and information service.

Register now!

LIS Students or University Students (Undergraduate Student reading his/her 1st Degree) --> LKR 1000

Authors/Paper Presenters --> LKR 2000

Participants --> LKR 3000

Every Registration includes admission to the Inaugural & all Conference-Sessions, Running Lunches,

Refreshment (Morning & Afternoon), Conference Kit with Proceedings and the Certificate of Presentation/ Participation.