Mr. A. R. M. M. Ratnayake


Contact Information:

Office Address:  

Main Library,
Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka,
Belihuloya,
70140,
Sri Lanka.

 

Email:   mano@sab.ac.lk

Telephone: +94(0)45 - 2280045

 

Educational/ Professional Qualifications:  

BSc Hons (Agri), University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

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

 

Research Interests:

Digital devide and Sri Lanka

Open archiving

Information literacy

Collection management

 

Memberships & Awards (selected):

Member of the University Librarians' Association (ULA) of Sri Lanka

 

Teaching:

Visiting lecturer in Library Skills (BA October 2011 - January 2012, December 2010 - April 2011 & 2009 - 2010), Department of Languages, Faculty of Social Sciences & Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

Visiting lecturer for the Certificate Course on Library & Information Science (September 2009 - December 2009), External Degree Programmes and Extension Services Unit, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

Visiting lecturer in Diploma in Library & Information Services, National Library Services Board, Badulla

 

Positions Held (selected):

Coordinator for the Certificate Course on Library & Information Science, External Degree Programmes and Extension Services Unit, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (September 2009 - December 2009)  

Senior Assistant Librarian Grade ii, Main Library, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (October 2002 - )

Officer in charge, Library, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (June 2000 - March 2002)

Assistant Librarian, Main Library, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (November 1996 - September 2002)

Demonstrator, University of Peradeniya (September 1995 - August 1996)

 

Publications in Indexed/Peer-Reviewed Journals:

 

  • Wijewickrema, P. K. C. M., & Ratnayake, A. R. M. M. (2013). Enhancing Accuracy of a Search Output: a Conceptual Model for Information Retrieval. Journal of the University Librarians' Association of Sri Lanka, 17(2), 127-143.

 

  • Nawarathne, I. M., & Ratnayake, A. R. M. M. (2011). Library Committees of Sri Lankan Universities: A Study of the Existing Situation. Journal of the Young Librarians' Association, 4, 76-84. 

 

  • Suraweera, S. A. D. H. N., Razali, N., Chouhan, L. B., Ratnayake, A. R. M. M., et al.  (2010, August 10-15). Value of Social Networking in Libraries and Information Organizations in Asia and Oceania. Paper Presented at the IFLA 2010 Open Session, Gothenburg, Sweden. Available at: http://conference.ifla.org/drupal2/past/2010/145-suraweera-en.pdf

 

  • Ratnayake, A. R. M. M., & Nawarathne, I. M. (2008). Weeding Practices Existing in Sri Lankan University Libraries: An Analysis of the Current Situation. Journal of the University Librarians' Association of Sri Lanka.

 

  • Ratnayake, A. R. M. M. (2004). Library User Education Programmes in Sri Lankan Universities: An Overview. Journal of the University Librarians' Association of Sri Lanka, 8(1), 54-64.

 

Abstracts/ Posters Presented at National/ International Conferences:

 

  • Wijewickrema, P. K. C. M., & Ratnayake, A. R. M. M. (2008). Term Space Comparison Mathematical Model for Information Retrieval. Abstracts of the 2nd SUSL International Symposium, 183.

 

  • Ratnayake, A. R. M. M., Wijewickrema, P. K. C. M. (2008). Integrating Information Literacy to Undergraduate Curriculum: Examining a Suitable Model for the Sri Lankan Context. Abstracts of the 2nd SUSL International Symposium, 115.

 

  • Ratnayake, A. R. M. M. (2004). Undergraduate Point of View on Library User Education Programmes of University Libraries in Sri Lanka. Abstracts of the 1st SUSL International Symposium.