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As the heart of the university, the library serves its clients who are eager to update their knowledge. The university library serves its users exposing them to the global interaction and connectivity through E-Learning. The Sabaragamuwa university library has already started to deal with library automation. Now, it has a collection of E-Journals and those who are interesting in that can make use it through the library Web page. In this connection the library had joined for the Consortia of E-Journals where all academics and scholars in a common pool. Universities have a vast challenge amidst rapidly changing society, and Sabaragamuwa University too, having felt this profound impact, has understood one certainty: that change is the norm and knowledge will be a key resource and will be highly sought after within Sri Lanka and around the globe. Taking up this challenge, Sabaragamuwa University helps generate intellectual abilities of students and educates and trains them to work in fields where they will be valued both for their specialized knowledge, and for their ability to research, communicate and solve problems. Geared with its outstanding staff, students, facilities and relevant academic programmes, Sabaragamuwa University holds a firm place among the universities in Sri Lanka and is building its way towards ascertaining a stronghold among the world's leading universities.

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30 September 2021

Library Orientation program for the Academic year 2019/2020 for the Faulty of Social Sciences and Languages was conducted 30.09.2021 as an online session. 

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More Books

More Books

We recently included a number of new books in the collection, including Fundamentals of Information Technology, Milk and its Properties, Nitrogen Nutrition of Groundnut in Alfisols, and Pride and Prejudice.

Document Supply Service

Document Supply Service

CONSAL has established a centralized document delivery service through the library of University of Colombo and the British Library Document Supply Service (BLDSS). The service caters to academics of the state universities in Sri Lanka. Please direct your requests to the library, University of Colombo with the recommendation of your librarian.

More Databases

More Databases

Library supports you to acquire articles or information from AGORA, ARDI, HINARI, and TEEAL scholarly databases.

Certificate of Membership

Certificate of Membership

Main library was recently included for the membership of Sri Lanka Science & Technology Institute Network (SLSTINET). 

Turnitin is an internet-based similarity detection platform that enables you to miimized the level of plagiarism in your valued origianl sholarly work. You need to create an user account to access to this service. 

Document Supply Service (DSS) is a facility offered for the 15 STate universities, by the Consortium of Sri Lankan Academic Libraries (CONSAL) which is funded by the University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka. If you are looking for any journal article or a book chapter which is not available in your library, please complete the Article Request Form from the British Library as instructed and email to the given address. Please make sure that you do not request any item available in a Sri Lankan Library or on the Internet free of charge. Please read the brochure for more information.

Library News

International Conference of University Librarians Association of Sri Lanka (ICULA-2021) was held on 22 September 2021 with the theme of “Scholarly Publishing & Open Access for the Enhancement of Research Visibility”. The conference was held online due to the prevailing situation in the country. Librarian, Ms. TN Neighsoori was contributed to this valued event as a Session chair of the technical session 1.

Other links to the recordings of the Conference:

ICULA 2021 Inauguration Ceremony

Technical session I

Technical session II



Dr. Manjula Wijewickrama, Senior Assistant Librarian of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka has awarded with the “Annual researcher's award-2021” by University librarians Association , Sri Lanka. We congratulate Dr. Wijewickrama and wish succuss for his future endeavors as well.