Mr. Chamara Kuruppuarachchi

BSc.(Sp)(Kel’ya), MSSc.(Kel’ya), BIT (HDIT)(Colombo), SCJP
Senior Lecturer in Information Technology
Email: chamara@kln.ac.lk
Contacts: 0094(0)717896238 / 0094(0)112917712 / 906
Room No: K3 008 - 1

Research Interest

Cloud Computing, Machine Learning, Web Designing and Developing, Programming, Library Automation

Working Experience

  1. Senior Lecturer in Information Technology in Department of Library and Information Science, University of Kelaniya. Since 27th August 2018.
  2. Lecturer in Information Technology in Department of Library and Information Science, University of Kelaniya. From: 2013 - 2018. 
  3. Visiting Lecturer, Department of Basic Principles, Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, University of Kelaniya.
  4. Visiting Lecturer, Diploma in Correction and Rehabilitation for Prison Officers, Department of Sociology, University of Kelaniya.
  5. Visiting Lecturer, Diploma in Information Literacy and Information & Communication Technology, Department of Library and Information Science, University of Kelaniya.
  6. Visiting Lecturer, Higher Diploma in Library and Information Science, Department of Library and Information Science, University of Kelaniya.
  7. Visiting Lecturer, Diploma in Library and Information Science, Department of Library and Information Science, University of Kelaniya.
  8. Visiting Lecturer, Diploma in Information Literacy and Information & Communication Technology, Department of Library and Information Science, University of Kelaniya. From: 2013 - 2015.
  9. Lecturer (Temporary) in Computer Science, Department of Basic Principles, Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, University of Kelaniya. In 2013.
  10. Lecturer (Temporary) in Computer Science, Department of Statistics & Computer Science in University of Kelaniya. From: 2012-2013.
  11. Temporary Demonstrator in Department of Statistics & Computer Science, University of Kelaniya. From: 2011-2012.

Teaching in 2018

Special Degree Programme

LISC 21454 - Information technology application in libraries
LISC 22444 - Library Automation
LISC 31463 - Introduction to Network Technology
LISC 31474 - Internet and Virtual Resources in Libraries
LISC 32414 - National and International Information Systems and Networks
LISC 41414 - Database Management and Internet Programming
LISC 41423 - Digital Libraries, Software Organization and Maintenance
LISC 42413 - Computer Project Practical

General Degree Programme

LISC 32032 - Computer Applications In Libraries

Position

  1. Student Councellor, University of Kelaniya.
  2. Web Master, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya.
  3. Member, Sports advisory board, University of Kelaniya.
  4. Department Coordinator, Research Centre for Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya.
  5. Committee Member, Teacher's Welfare Society, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya. From: 2014-2016.
  6. Assistant Editor, Alumni Association, Faculty of Science. From: 2013 - 2015.

Publications

Weerasooriya, W.A., Weerasinghe, M.K., Wanigasooriya, A.W.A.P.L.P., Piyarathana Thero, L., Suraweera, N. and Chamara, K.A.T. 2016. Design and development of a desired Graduate Profile (GP) for the BA (Honors) Degree program in Library and Information Science (BLISC) conducted by the Department of Library and Information Science (DELIS), University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. 1st International Conference on Library and Information Management (ICLIM - 2016), 21st - 22nd October 2016, Department of Library and Information Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. p 132-133.

URI: http://repository.kln.ac.lk/handle/123456789/15138

Chamara, K.A.T. 2016. Relationship between the Designation and the Degree of Usage of the E-library by Academics of the University of Kelaniya. 1st International Conference on Library and Information Management (ICLIM - 2016), 21st - 22nd October 2016, Department of Library and Information Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. p 15.

URI: http://repository.kln.ac.lk/handle/123456789/14915

Chamara, K.A.T. 2016. Awareness and Usage of Cloud Computing Services (CCS) by members of the Library Staff: A Case Study on the Library of University of Kelaniya. 3rd International Conference on Social Sciences (3rd ICSS), 30th September - 01st October 2016, Research Centre for Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. p 122.

URI: http://repository.kln.ac.lk/handle/123456789/14743

Chamara, K.A.T. and Bodhinayaka, Dilini 2015. Awareness and usage of E-library services by members of academic staff in University of Kelaniya, p. 254, In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2015 University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, (Abstract), 339 pp.

URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/11316

Somananda Thero, Bopaththe and Chamara, K.A.T. 2015. ශ‍්‍රී ලංකාවේ විශ්විද්‍යාල ආචාර්යවරුන් සහ විද්‍යාර්ථීන් ශාස්ත‍්‍රීය තොරතුරු ගවේෂණයේදී සංඛ්‍යාංක පුස්තකාල භාවිතය පිළිබඳ අධ්‍යයනයක්: කැලණිය විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයේ සමාජයීය හා මානව ශාස්ත‍්‍ර ඇසුරෙන්. Social Sciences Academic Forum (SoSAF), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya. p. 14.

URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/12230

Somarathne, G.C.R. and Chamara, K.A.T. 2015. විශ්වවිද්‍යාල සිසුන්ගේ අධ්‍යයන අවශ්‍යතා සපුරා ගැනීමේදී සමාජ ජාල වෙබ් අඩවි භාවිතය පිළිබඳ අධ්‍යයනයක්: කැලණිය විශ්වවිද්‍යාලය ඇසුරෙන්. Social Sciences Academic Forum (SoSAF), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya. p. 17.

URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/12233

Karunasena, A.M.I.P. and Chamara, K.A.T. 2015. විශ්වවිද්‍යාල සිසුන් තොරතුරු අවශ්‍යතා සාධනය සඳහා ජංගම දුරකථන භාවිතය පිළිබඳ අධ්‍යයනයක්: කැලණිය විශ්වවිද්‍යාලය ඇසුරෙන්. Social Sciences Academic Forum (SoSAF), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya. p. 15.

URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/12231

Kanchanamala, W.S. and Chamara, K.A.T. 2015. ග‍්‍රාමීය ප‍්‍රජාවගේ තොරතුරු සන්නිවේදන තාක්ෂණික කුසලතාවයන් වර්ධනය කිරීමේහි ලා “නැණසල” ව්‍යාපෘතියෙහි දායකත්වය පිළිබඳ විමර්ශනාත්මක අධ්‍යයනයක් (හම්බන්තොට දිස්ති‍්‍රක්කයේ තෝරාගත් නැණසල මධ්‍යස්ථාන ඇසුරිනි). Social Sciences Academic Forum (SoSAF), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya. p. 16.

URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/12232

ADilinika, J.M.S and Chamara, K.A.T 2014. The case study of using searching techniques to retrieval of information among university students. Annual Research Symposium,Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka; 2014 :73p

URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/4855

 

  1. Evaluation and Assessment of E-Service Quality of University Libraries in Sri Lanka(2017). European Academic Research Journal,4(12), 10647-10671
  2. An investigation and analysis of Online Public Access Catalogues (OPACs) in university libraries in Sri Lanka (2016). International journal of arts and social sciences, 2(1), 28-39.
  3. E-Sri Lanka: Construction of government information sources (2015).Abstract proceeding of 3rd International conference on innovation challenges in multidisciplinary research and practice. Held in Singapore 15-16,December 2015
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