Dental Sciences Library University of Peradeniya
Subcommittee for Library and E-learning of the Faculty of Dental Sciences organized the “ User Awareness Seminar on Resources and Retrieval of Health Information for the 2nd year BDS students”, Faculty of Dental Sciences on 11th February 2014 at the IT Center, University of Peradeniya . It was sponsored by HELLIS – (Health Literature and Library Information Service Network ,WHO).
It was hands on training and covered the following subject areas.
Access to E-journals and E–Books, Searching Techniques, Searching Medical Literature through PUBMED
Dr. C. Jayawardane, Senior Lecturer, Department of Basic Sciences Faculty of Dental Sciences
Ms. Sriyani Perera / Senior Assistant Librarian, Medical Library Sunil Premarathne/ Senior Assistant Library, Dental Sciences Library
Academic Journals through UGC Consortium
Sri Lanka consortium of electronic journal databases was set up by the University Grants Commission and access has been provided to Elsevier (Engineering) and Emerald databases. Taylor and Francis, Oxford University Press, SAGE Research Methods Online and Wiley also will be available shortly. You can access them through our library web page by clicking Link
Ms. Dilani Kanishka Abeyrathne was appointed to the post of Assistant Librarian in the Library Network of University of Peradeniya. She obtained her first degree, B. Sc (first class honors) from the same university. She received the university award for academic excellence in the year 2010/2011. She has served as a Demonstrator in the Department of Botany before joining the Library Network. At present she is attached to the Agriculture Library.
Mr. Rivikantha Herath assumed duties on 1st of March 2013 at the main library of University of Peradeniya as the Programmer of ICT Division. He obtained his first degree, B Sc. (physical sciences) from University of Peradeniya and currently reading for the M Sc. in computer science at the Post Graduate Institute of Science (PGIS). Prior to his appointment at the university he has worked at GniusIT (Pvt) Ltd. as Web Developer.
Mr.Ajantha Dhrmarathne has been promoted to the post of Senior Assistant Librarian Gr.II with effect from 01st June 2011
Dr. ( Ms. ) P. Wijetunge, Librarian, University of Peradeniya was granted sabbatical Leave for a period of ten months with effect from 1st of November 2012.
Ms. K.M.H.K. Wijetunge Senior Assistant Librarian, Faculty of Engineering was appointed as the Acting Librarian from 1st of November 2012 to cover the duties in the absence of the Librarian