Mrs. Ishara Sewwandi

B.A.(Kel’ya)
Lecturer (Probationary) in Library and Information Science
Email: isewwandi@kln.ac.lk , hkisharasewwandi@gmail.com
Contacts:
0702037169/ 0094(0)112917712 / 906
Room No: K3 007 - 3

Research Interest

Classification, Documentation Services

Working Experience

  1. Temporary Lecturer,  Dept. of Library & Information Science, University of Kelaniya from 2015.05.06 - 2017.03.05
  2. Visiting Lecturer  Diploma in Library and Information Science, University of Kelaniya since 2017 to date.

Teaching in 2019

Special Degree Programme

LISC 21414 - Universie of Knowledge
LISC 22414 - Organization of Knowledge: Classification Theory
LISC 31424 - Organization of Knowledge: Classification Practice
LISC 31443 - Advanced Classification Practical
LISC 32424 - Library Advocacy and Policy Development
LISC 41432 - Documentation, Services and Centers 
LISC 41443 - Information and Knowledge Management Practical
LISC 41454 - Library and Information Management

General Degree Programme

LISC 11242- Collection Development
LISC 21222 - Bibliographic Control;Classification
LISC 21242 - Classification Practical
LISC 31022 - Library Management

Position

Student Counsellor - University of Kelaniya (2019)

Awards

Goldmedal for the best performance in  Library and Information Science Bachelor of Arts (Special) Degree Examination of 2012/2013

Publications

  1. Dissertation research about the “ Matara disthrikkaye pothgul sampradaya” (2014), Dissertation submitted to the Department of Library & Information Science, University of Kelaniya in part fulfillment of the degree program
  2. Matara disthrikkaye Pothgul Sampradaya, 8th Annual research Conference, Royal Asiatic Society, 2015, Colombo.

  3. Temple Libraries where ancient knowledge has been preserved Research Symposium for Temporary Academic Staff, 2015, RSTAS, University of Kelaniya.

  4. The ancient manuscript available in Temple Libraries in Matara district, International Post Graduate Research Conference, IPRC, 2015, University of Kelaniya.

  5. Information Retrieval through the Internet among University students, 9th Annual research Conference, Royal Asiatic Society, 2016, Colombo.

  6. Use of Electronic Resources and its affect: Special Reference to Library Users of Kelaniya University, 3rd International Conference on Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, 2016.

  7. A study based on the Use of Indigenous knowledge in Mirigama Divisional Secretarial Division in Gampaha District, International Conferences on Library and Information Management, Department of Library and Information Science, University of Kelaniya, 2016

  8. Usage of E - Resource for Academic Purposes among the University Temporary staff: special reference with faculty of social sciences, University of Kelaniya, International Conferences on Library and Information Management, Departmrnt of Library and Information Science, University of Kelaniya, 2016

  9. Awareness and Use of Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)/Web OPAC by University Students of University of Kelaniya, International Conferences on Library and Information Management, Department of Library and Information Science, University of Kelaniya, 2016

  1. Grantha therimedi  Pusthakalayadhipathiwarun selakillata gatha yuthu muulika karunu pilibadha viggrahayak, santhathi, University of Kelaniya, 2015.
  2.  Ekathu sanwardana Bumikawa tula  Pusthakalayadipathiwarunta pewari athi Abiyogathmaka Karya Barya , Pusthakala vidya, Department of Library & Informatiopn Scieneces, University of Kelaniya. 2015
  3. New Gen Lib: Pusthakala swayankriyakaranaye nawathama muhunuwara, Sarasavilekha, University of Kelaniya. 2015
  4. Purana Rohanaye Adyapanika Pasubima, Mahacharya G.W. Indrani Abinandana Granthaya, Department of Economices, University of Kelaniya. 2016
  5. Pera para dediga lekhana vikashaya, Samaja Vimarashana, University of Kelaniya. 2016 (In print)
  6. Purana Lankawe adyapanika ayathana magin Poth Gul wardanaya wu akaraya, Sri Harangala Wimalabidana Abinandana Granthaya, (In Print)
  7. Suchi karana Nawa Praveshaya: RDA, Vidyarthi, Journal of Alumni Association, Department of Library and Information Sciences, (In Print)
  8. AACR2 saha RDA Sansandanathmaka Adyanayak, Lekana Samuchchaya, Department of Library and Information Science, University of kelaniya. (In Print)
  1. Editorial Member of Pusthakala Vidya: Journal of the Department of Library and Information Science, University of Kelaniya, 2015
  2. Editor, 1st International Conferences on Library and Information Management Abstract Book, Organized by Department of Library and Information Science, University of Kelaniya. 2016
  3. Editor, Vidyarthi: Journal of the Alumni Association of the Department of Library and Information Sciences, University of Kelaniya, 2016 (In Print)
  4. Editor, Pujya Harangala Wimabidna shastheeya sangrahaya, 2016, (In Print)
  5. Editorial Member of Pusthakala Vidya: Journal of the Department of Library and Information Science, University of Kelaniya, 2016, (In Print)
  6. Editorial Member of Sarasavi Lekha, Journal of Temporary Academic Staff, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, 2016.
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