library courses in sri lanka

3 Institutes Conducts Library Courses in Sri Lanka


library courses in sri lankaLibrary is the most beautiful place for gain education. Do you know that there are library courses in Sri Lanka related to this Library System. Sri Lanka Library Association, National Institute of Library & Information Science at University of Colombo  and Department of Library and Information Sciences at University of Kelaniya are the min institute which conduct Library Science courses in Sri Lanka. Following are the three leading institute which conduct library courses in Sri Lanka .

1. Library Courses at Sri Lanka Library Association

Sri Lanka Library Association is a Professional institute which incorporated on 1974 and they are also founding and executive member of Organization of Professional Associations (OPA) of Sri Lanka. Following are the two main programs conduct library courses in sri lanka

Courses on Library Automation

Sri Lanka Library Association Conduct a program on Library Automation which is much related with library science and information’s technology

Diploma in Library in Information Science

Diploma in Library in Information Science is the most famous program conduct in Sri Lanka Library Association (SLLA)

Duration of the Program: 4 Years

Medium of Study: Sinhala, Tamil and English medium

Those who successfully completed Diploma in Library in Information Science are eligible to get register as non-corporate member of Sri Lanka Library Association (SLLA).

Contact Details

Sri Lanka Library Association

Organization of Professional Associations (OPA),

275/75, Stanely Wijesundara Mawatha,

Colombo 07,

Sri Lanka.

2. National Institute of Library & Information Science at University of Colombo

National Institute of Library & Information Sciences is a institute which conduct library related programs in Sri Lanka. This institute is also collaboration of University of Colombo. There are so many programs conduct at this institute and following are several programs conduct under this institute.

 

Certificate Course in Public Librarianship (CPL)

Duration: 6 Months

Medium: Sinhala

 

Certificate Course in School Librarianship (CSL)

Duration: 6 Months

Medium: Sinhala

 

Diploma in Public Librarianship (DPL)

Duration: 1 Month

Medium: Sinhala

 

Diploma in School Librarianship (DSL)

Duration: 1 Year

Medium: Sinhala

 

Preliminary Certificate in Library and Information Management (PLIM)

Duration: 1 Year

Medium: Sinhala and English Medium

 

Intermediate Course in Library and Information Management (ILIM)

Duration: 1 Year

Medium: Sinhala and English Medium

 

Diploma in Library and Information Management (DLIM)

Duration: 1 Year

Medium: Sinhala and English Medium

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Information Management (PGDIM)

Duration: 1 Year (Full Time), 1 1/2 (Part Time)

Medium: Sinhala and English Medium

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Teacher Librarianship (PGTL)

Duration: 1 Year (Full Time), 2 (Part Time)

Medium: Sinhala and English Medium

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Science (PGLIS)

Duration: 1 1/2 (Part Time)

Medium: Sinhala and English Medium

 

Masters in Information Management (MIM)

Duration: 1 Year (Full Time), 1 1/2 (Part Time)

Medium: Sinhala and English Medium

 

Masters in Teacher Librarianship (MTL)

Duration: 1 Year (Full Time), 2 (Part Time)

Medium: Sinhala and English Medium

 

Masters in Library Science (MLS)

Duration: 2 Years (Full Time)

Medium: Sinhala and English Medium

 

PhD/MPhil in Library and Information Sciences

Duration: 3 Years (Full Time)

Medium: Sinhala and English Medium

 

Contact Details:

National Institute of Library & Information Sciences (NILIS),

University of Colombo,

Colombo 03,

00300

Sri Lanka.

Telephone/Fax: +94 11 2507150

Email: info [AT] nilis.cmb.ac.lk

3. Department of Library and Information Sciences at University of Kelaniya library courses in sri lanka

Department of Library and Information Sciences at University of Kelaniya was established in the year of 1973 for provide educational support for library based education in Sri Lanka. This department is considering as the oldest department in Library science in Sri Lanka.  Following are the Diploma to PhD level programs conduct at this institute.

  • Diploma in LIS (Pt. 1)
  • Diploma in LIS (Pt. 2)
  • Diploma in Information Literacy and Information & Communication Technology
  • Higher Diploma in LIS
  • General Degree course in LIS ( 3 years)
  • Special Degree course in LIS ( 4 years)
  • MA in LIS ( 1 years)
  • MSSc in LIS( 2 years)
  • Mphil
  • PhD in LIS

Contact Details

University of Kelaniya

Kelaniya

Tel: 011290993 ,011291911391

Web: www.kln.ac.lk

 

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