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“The Future of Libraries?”

The National Institute of Library & Information Sciences (NILIS), University of Colombo, organized a special ceremony on 28th January 2017, to name the NILIS auditorium as ‘Professor Russell Bowden Auditorium, in memory and appreciation of Prof. Russel Bowden’s services to NILIS, and to the library sector in Sri Lanka.

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About Us

The National Institute of Library and Information Sciences (NILIS) , University of Colombo was established in 1999. The purpose of the institute is to provide postgraduate and general training facilities in the Library and Information Science field with special attention to the school/teacher librarianship.

The resource person Dr.Klaus Ulrich Werner is the Library Director at the Freie University at Berlin. He is a member of the commission for Library and Archive Building Guidelines of the German Institute for Standardization (DIN) and a member of the Standing Committee of the Library Buildings and Equipment Section of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA).

Dr.Klaus Ulrich Werner

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Sri Lanka Qualifications Framework (SLQF)

Sri Lanka Qualifications Framework (SLQF) offers a transparent and coherent framework for the learner to optimize his/her objective of learning throughout life, while at the same time assessing the learning process across different educational institutions.

The SLQF integrates the National Vocational Qualifications Framework (NVQF) developed by the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission and thus enabling lateral mobility between vocational education and higher education