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The Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka has three Libraries Namely Central Library, Agricultural Sciences Library, and Management Library. The Library of Faculty of Agricultural Sciences has established within the Faculty premises and holds more than 23,000 books. This collection has divided into three sections namely Permanent Reference, Reference, and Lending. The subject coverage of the collection is mainly Agriculture and Agriculture related areas and Food Science and Food Business Management. In addition Economics, Management, Education, Physics, Mathematics and Statistics, Chemistry, Biology, Zoology Computer Science, and general reading materials such as Sinhala and English fictions are widely available at the faculty library.

The library has also subscribed to some Agriculture and Agriculture related Journals such as Animal Husbandry, Livestock, Forestry, and Environmental Science, Food Science and Technology, General Science, Management and Economics, other Magazines, and daily and weekly National News Papers in Sinhala, Tamil, and English. In addition, the library provides some online journal databases such as Emerald,, Oxford University Press. Science these databases contain full-text articles, book chapters, the users can search them through any computer connected to the University network to browse, read, and download them.

Project report and thesis collection of the library has increased up to 2,000 while the collection of CDs and DVDs up to 350. The past papers collection contains past papers from 1998 to date.

Opening Hours

The reference section of the Library is opened from Monday to Friday from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm and Saturdays from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm. The lending section is opened from Monday to Friday from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm.

These opening hours are subject to change during the period of examination and other special events. The library is usually closed on poyadays and public holidays.

Reference Sections

The reference section of the faculty library provides 120 seating capacity for reference.        


The reference books of the library can borrow for overnight and lending books for two weeks. The Permanent Reference books and serial publication housed in the library cannot borrow.