Mrs. C. Gamage

Senior Assistant Librarian, Periodicals Division, Main Library
(On Sabbatical Leave)

Contacts

chitranig@pdn.ac.lk
+9481-2392474

(On Sabbatical Leave)
Periodicals Division
Main Library
University of Peradeniya
Peradeniya
Sri Lanka

Educational /professional Qualifications

  • BA(Hons) (Geography) - University of Peradeniya Sri Lanka
  • MSc(Library and Information Science) - University of Kalaniya/Sri Lanka
  • AIS ,NISCAIR, New Delhi, India

Positions held (Selected)

  • Lecturer, Departmen of Geography - 1987-1991
  • Academic Subwarden, Sangamitta Hall 1987-1991
  • Assistant Librarian, Periodical and Binding 1991-1997
  • Senior Assistant Librarian Periodical and Binding 1991-2007
  • Branch Librarian (Engineering) 2007-2008
  • Vice Precident University Librarians Association 2006-2008
  • Senior Assistant Librarian Cataloguing 2009
  • Senior Assistant Libratian Acquisitions 2010-2012
  • Senior Assistant Libratian Binding 2013 to date

Membership & Awards (Selected)

  • Member of the University Librarians Association, Sri Lanka 1991 to date
  • Life member University of Peradeniya Alumini Association 1991 to Date
  • SAARC Scholarship awarded to follow Associateship in information science in NISCAIR, New Delhi India 2008

Research Interests (Research Fields/ Projects)

  • Digital Libraries, Information Science, User Studies

Research Publications (Selected)

  • Digital Libraries in Sri Lanka: Current Status and Future Trends
  • Digital Library initiatives in University Libraries in Sri Lanka.
  • Patent Information Services: Role of world Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and National Information Centre of Sri Lanka.
  • Information Needs and Information seeking behaviour of Environmental Scientists in Universities in Sri Lanka: Major Issues and Concerns.