NILIS; Academic Partner of the National Library ConferenceThe National Library and Documentation Services Board of Sri Lanka held an International Conference with the main objective of strengthening cooperation among national libraries in South and Southeast Asia, and to celebrate the 25th anniversary of National Library. The conference took place in Colombo from 5-6 August 2015. Directors and representatives from National Libraries from the region attended this event. NILIS, University of Colombo was the academic partner of the conference.
A group of delegates
Director-NILIS (standing-left) with the organisers and some of the delegates
MPhil/PhD Progress Review
Pix: Professor Uyangoda giving instructions to MPhil/PhD students
NILIS Welcomes Prof. Diljit Singh as Adjunct ProfessorNILIS appoints Prof. Diljit Singh, from the University of Malaya, Malaysia as an Adjunct Professor to support in MPhil/PhD programmes of NILIS. Former Professor Diljit Singh of University of Malaya, is academically well known not only in Asia but also internationally.
He has supervised around 40 MPhil/PhD students which included four Sri Lankan students.
NILIS Receives a National Award for the Contribution in Reading PromotionNILIS received a Special Award at the National Reading Month Ceramony held on 28th of October 2014 at the Sri Lanka Foundation. Director - NILIS, Mr. Prasanna Ranaweera accepted the award in the presence of a distinguished gathering. The event was organised by the National Library and Documentation Services Board (NLDSB) of Sri Lanka. The award recognised the contribution of NILIS for reading promotion over the past decade.
MTL/PGTL Students Visit BibileMasters/Postgraduate Diploma students of the Teacher Librarians course (2014/2015) visited Bibile to attend their practical teaching programme on 06/07 February, 2015. Three faculty members and the Assistant Director of Education (Library
Certificate in Research Methodology (CRM) New CourseA new course on 'Research Methodology' will be started on 03rd December 2014. Those who are interested in participatiion can submit information online. Click here.
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Pix: Director- NILIS presenting certificates to participants to the previous batch who completed the 45 hour Research Methodology Course.