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Diploma in LIS

The Department of Library Science and Information Science of University of Kelaniya prepares LIS Diploma holders who are marketable, both nationally and internationally. 

Higher Diploma in LIS

The higher diploma study program is designed to prepare students for entry level and the leadership positions in a variety of library and information environments.

Diploma in IMT

DLIS being the pioneer institution of the discipline of Information management in the university system in Sri-Lanka intends to commence the Diploma in Information Management and Technology programme.

MA / MSSc Degree

MSSc program is designed for developing and delivering high-level competencies among the personnel who are serving and those who are expecting to serve in the library and information management feild in Sri Lanka or abroad. 

Department of Library and Information Science

In 1973, the Department of the Library & Information Science was established with the purpose of opening more job opportunities for graduates. Library & Information Centers provide an enormous service for the development of education and the information sector in the country as well as for the improvement of creative and Information Literacy skills among individual citizens. The principal role of this department is to supply human resources to those libraries and information centers attached to government and non - government organizations in Sri Lanka, and abroad. The department has a national as well as international reputation for the quality of its teaching, guiding, and training of students to be the highest professionals through advanced career opportunities.

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Department Calendar


Annual Meeting of Library & information Science students Association

Date : 02th April 2019
Time : 9.00 am - 11.00 am
Venue : K1 201

Visit to Kelaniya temple with Special degree students and Staff of the department

Date : 05th April 2019
Time : 3.00 -6.00 PM
Venue : Kelaniya Temple, Kelaniya
Voice : 0775565841

New year celebration with Disable group of students

Date: 26th April 2019
Time: 9.00 am Onwards
Voice: 0775565841
June / July

Latest News

International Conference on Library and Information Management

ICLIM - 2019

Digital Transformation and Reinvention of Future ready Libraries

Notices - Keep in Touch

Special Notice from VC

All acdemic activities of the university will not be start on 6th May and due dates will be informed later.

Vice Chancellor
University of Kelaniya
The Inaugaral Ceromony of DLIS

Please be noted that inaugaral ceromony scheduled to be held on 05th May 2019 is postponed. Date of the inaugaral ceromony will be informed later.

Diploma in LIS


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