Ms. Dilani Kanishka Abeyrathne

Senior Assistant Librarian
Dental Library

Contacts

dilanidka@gmail.com
+9481-2397126

Dental Library
University of Peradeniya
Peradeniya
Sri Lanka

Educational /professional Qualifications

  • Masters in Library & Information Sciences (MLS), University of Colombo, Sri Lanka (2016)
  • B. Sc (First class honours), University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (2011)

Positions held (Selected)

  • Assistant Librarian, Main Library, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (2013 to present
  • Demonstrator, Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya (2011-2012)

Membership & Awards (Selected)

  • VLIR-UOS scholarship for International Training Programme LIB@WEB 2015, University of Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
  • University award for academic excellence 2010/2011

Research Interests (Research Fields/ Projects)

  • Self-directed learning, OER

Research Publications (Selected)

Journal Articles

  • Abeyrathne, D. K. (2015). Citation analysis of dissertations for collection development. Collection Building, 34(2), 30-40.

Conference Proceedings

  • Abeyrathne, D.K., Ekanayake, T.M.S.S.K.Y. (2016). Exploring agriculture undergraduate students’ learning preference for self-directed learning. In S.L. Ekanayake, H.R.D. Peiris (eds.), Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, 4-5 November 2016 (p 46).
  • Abeyrathne, D.K., Jayasekara, P.K. (2016). Do university libraries in Sri Lanka use social media as a marketing tool?. In S.L. Ekanayake, H.R.D. Peiris (eds.), Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, 4-5 November 2016 (p 407).
  • Abeyrathne, W.H.D.K., Ekanayake, T.M.S.S.K.Y. (2016). Enhancing self-directed learning through group work among undergraduate students. In J.P. Edirisinghe (ed.), Proceedings of the PGIS Research Congress, Postgraduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, 7-8 October 2016 (p 155).