Mrs. Sureni Weerasinghe

Senior Assistant Librarian
Science Library


Science Library
University of Peradeniya
Sri Lanka

Educational /professional Qualifications

  • Masters in Library and Information Science (MLS) - University of Colombo, Sri Lanka (2017).
  • B.Sc (First Class Honours) – Mathematics Special, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (2009)

Positions held (Selected)

  • Branch Librarian- Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science Library
  • Acting Branch Librarian - Engineering Library, Dental Library. Science Library
  • Assistant Librarian- Cataloguing Division/ Main Library, Reader Services Division/ Main Library
  • Temporary Lecturer, Department of Mathematics , Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya (2009-2011, 2013)

Scholarships / Awards

  • University award for academic excellence 2008/2009


  • Member of University Librarians Association

Research Interests (Research Fields/ Projects)

  • User acceptance of technology /Information systems, Citation analysis, Cataloguing and classification, Digital library

Research Publications (Selected)

  • Weerasinghe, S. and Hindagolla, M.C.B. (2018). Technology acceptance model and social network sites (SNS): a selected review of literature. Global Knowledge, Memory and Communication (Emerald Publishing), 67(3), 142-153,
  • Weerasinghe, Sureni and Hindagolla, M. (2017). Technology Acceptance Model in the domains of LIS and education: A review of selected literature. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal). 1582.
  • Weersinghe, S. (2017). Citation analysis of Library and Information Science (LIS) research output for collection development. Journal of the University Librarians Association of Sri Lanka. 20(1), 1-18. doi:
  • Weerasinghe, S. (2016). Application of Bradford’s law to LIS research: Citation study of the Journal of the University Librarians’ Association of Sri Lanka. Indian Journal of Information Science and Services (IJISS),10 (1). 48-54.
  • Weersinghe, S. (2016). A review of the possibility in applying game theory to libraries. Journal of the University Librarians Association of Sri Lanka. 19(2), 100–115. doi:
  • Vithana, D.P.C. and Weerasinghe, S. (June 2017). Broadening the access to information: Enhancing code of ethics for LIS professionals in Sri Lanka. In Proceedings of National Conference of University Librarians Association of Sri Lanka (NACULA) (pp.19-25). University Librarians Association of Sri Lanka.
  • “Construction of Costas Sequences and Costas Arrays “ - Proceedings of Peradeniya University Research Session (PURSE), 2010.