Dr. Lalith Wickramanayake


Contact Information:

Office Address:  

Faculty Library of Agricultural Sciences,
Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka,
Belihuloya,
70140,
Sri Lanka.

 

Email:   wwk@lib.sab.ac.lk

Telephone: +94(0)45 - 2280072

 

Educational/ Professional Qualifications:  

BA (Sp.) Hons (Library & Information Science), University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

MLISc (Library & Information Science), University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

PhD, Wuhan University, China

 

Research Interests:

User education system (bibliographic instruction/ information literacy in academic, school & public libraries)

Online instruction and e-learning instruction

Usability testing of library Websites

Managing and handling of traditional knowledge of indigenous and local communities in Sri Lanka

 

Memberships & Awards (selected):

Member of Sri Lanka Library Association (SLLA)

Member of the University Librarians' Association of Sri Lanka 

 

Teaching:

Visiting lecturer in Library Skills (BA October 2011 - January 2012), Department of Languages, Faculty of Social Sciences & Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

Visiting lecturer in Certificate Course in Library & Information Sciences (October 2006 - September 2007), External Degree Programme & Extension Services Unit, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

 

Positions Held (selected):

Coordinator, Certificate Course in Library & Information Science, External Degree Programme & Extension Services Unit, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (October 2006 - September 2007)

Assistant Librarian, Library, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (July 1996 - June 2003)

Temporary Assistant Librarian, Central Library, Open University of Sri Lanka, Nugegoda (June 1996 - July 1996)

 

Publications in Indexed/Peer-Reviewed Journals:

 

  • Wickramanayake, L. (2012). A Content Analysis of Instruction and Help Services Available Via University Library Web Cites and Web Pages in Sri Lanka. The Electronic Library, 30(3), 377-389. 

 

  • Wickramanayake, L. (2010). Information-Seeking Behavior of Management and Commerce Faculty in Sri Lankan Universities: An Evaluation. Library Review, 59(8), 624-636.

 

  • Wickramanayake, L. (2006). Library Use by the Academic Staff of Five Universities in Sri Lanka: A Comparative Study. Proceedings of the 10th Anniversary International Symposium of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, 211-217.

 

Abstracts/ Posters Presented at National/ International Conferences:

 

  • Wickramanayake, W. K. L. (2010). A Content Analysis of Instruction and Help Services Available Via University Library Web Cites and Web Pages in Sri Lanka. Abstracts of the 3rd SUSL International Symposium.

 

  • Wickramanayake, W. K. L. (2006). Library Use by the Academic Staff of Five Universities in Sri Lanka: A Comparative Study. Abstracts of the 10th Anniversary International Symposium of SUSL.

 

Books and Other Publications:

 

  • Wickramanayake, L. (2006). Bibliography of Indigenous People in Sri Lanka, Somasundara, G. (ed.), Indigenous People of Sri Lanka, Colombo: Godage, 305-310.