The University of Ceylon and its library started in 1921 in Colombo. Since then over 100 years, this knowledge base has expanded astronomically. Today the University of Peradeniya claims the ownership of this invaluable asset. In 2021, this book repository fulfills its 100 years of service. It has assisted thousands of alumina spread all over the world.

Therefore, to commemorate this significant event, the University of Peradeniya library is planning to publish a Centenary Volume. The theme of the publication is " More Open than usual - The Unparalleled Repository of Knowledge at the Centre of Excellence in University Education: The Past, the Present, and the Future”.

We would like to invite you all as esteemed research scholars of the country to contribute to this volume by sending your scholarly works such as research articles, descriptive articles, literature reviews, dialogues, and discussion papers.

Please be good enough to submit your notable writings to editorcenvol@gmail on or before 31, May 2021. Manuscript submission guidelines are attached herewith for your reference, please.


  • Mr. R. Maheswaran

Editorial Committee

  • Dr. Meneka Hindagolla
  • Ms. Chamani Gunasekera
  • Mr. Ajantha Darmarathne
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