Senior Assistant Librarian, Faculty of Science.
Mrs. S. Ileperuma, Senior Assistant Librarian, Faculty of Science went on sabbatical leave from 25th February 2014 and
Mrs. Harshani N.K. Dissanayake was appointed to the Faculty of Science Library until the return of Mrs. Ileperuma. Mrs. Dissanyake graduated from the same faculty in 1988 with BSc (Special) in Chemistry and Obtained an M Phil in Natural Products Chemistry in 1993 from the same faculty. She obtained Masters in Library and information Science from University of Colombo in 2002. Mrs. Dissanayake is a Life Member of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), Associate Member of the Sri Lanka Library Association (SLLA), member of the Institute of Chemistry and University Librarians' Association (ULA). She has worked as a Scientific Officer in the ITI (formerly CISIR) and as Librarian / Documentation Officer of International Centre for Ethnic Studies before joining the University of Peradeniya Library in 2009.
We wish both Mrs. Ileperuma and Mrs. Dissanayake, success in all their academic, professional and personal endeavours.
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