SLLA Newsletter 

Newsletter Vol:32 No:2 released! new-animateddownload

DIPLIS Application form

Diploma in Library & Information Science (DPLIS) Level 1 Application form (PDF)  Deadline Extended to 6th Feburary 2015 Animated Gif Update 4 download

Charted Librarians List 2015

List of coporate members who are entitiled to take and use the title "Charted Librarian"download

Code of Ethics 

Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics of the Sri Lanka Library Association 2015 (Final Ver.) new-animated download

National Conference on Library and Information Studies (NACLIS) 2016

Call for Papers (First Call)

The SLLA National Conference is an annual event aiming at promoting professional and academic experiences among librarians and information professionals in Sri Lanka. Main theme of NACLIS will be “Marching towards excellence: Contributions of LIS professionals in building a better society”. Date and venue will be notified later. Those who are interested are welcome to present a paper at the conference. Abstracts can be sent in any language English/ Sinhala/ Tamil according to instructions given below through email before March 30, 2016, and the deadline for submitting the complete paper is May 15, 2016. All papers undergo blind review by two or more peer reviewers. Acceptance of the papers will be notified to the contributors by the end of April 2016.  Abstract up to a maximum of 500 words  Short paper up to 2000 words  Full paper up to 4000 – 5000 words.

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A public lecture on "National Library of Medicine: Trusted Health Information Databases and Services" 

A public lecture on "National Library of Medicine: Trusted Health Information Databases and Services" was delivered by Ms. Samanthi Hewakapuge, (MA, MLS), Consumer Health Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Greater Midwest Region, Library of the Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA on 12th Tuesday, January 2016  at the main auditorium, National Institute of Library & Information Science (NILIS), University of Colombo. It is Jointly organised by the Sri Lanka Library Association & The National Library and Documentation Services Board.Many library professionals are participated in this event .

 Presentation slides | List of selected resources

Training of Core Trainers on Professional Conduct &Ethics (PCE)new-animated

The Sri Lanka Library Association (SLLA) is calling Expression of Interest from SLLA members and other Library and Information  (LIS) professionals to be trained as Core Trainers on Professional Conduct & Ethics (PCE). The SLLA will be holding a three day Training of Trainers workshop on PCE  in Colombo from 23rd – 25thMarch, 2016. Interested persons should submit a brief Expression of Interest (EoI), limited to one page addressing the selection criteria by  6th  February 2016 through normal post to SLLA Office or  e-mail:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

More deatils & selection criteria (pdf) EoI format (doc)

Vijita de Silva Research Award 2015/16 new-animated


The Sri Lanka Library Association (SLLA) is pleased to announce the ‘Vijita de Silva Research Award’ , the annual research award for the best completed research in Library and Information Science (LIS) field in Sri Lanka. The award comprises a cash grant of Rs 50,000.00 and a certificate. In the event the award is given to two researches, each will receive Rs 25,000.00 and a certificate. Closing date on or before 31st March 2016.  Brochure  | Application form

SLLA Strategic Plan (2016-2022)Animated Gif Update 4

The Strategic Planning and Strategic Directions Committee (SPSDC) of SLLA has submitted the Strategic Plan for 2016-2022 (draft) with the necessary strategic directions. download

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