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.
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.
Postgraduate Convocation 2014The Postgraduate Convocation of the University of Colombo was held on 23rd September 2014. Two thousand two hundred eighty eight (2288) Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Degrees were conferred in four Sessions on this day. His Grace the Most Rev. Dr. Oswald Gomis, the Chancellor of the University of Colombo conferred the Degrees at this Convocation.
Thanuja's Book Receives State Literary Award“Muhuda Saha Doni” (The daughter and the sea) written by Thanuja N. Ayagama has won the State Award for the best childrens' book at the State Literary Festival 2014. Thanuja is an alumni of the NILIS course on 'Information Literacy for Writers'. We congratulate her for the achievement.
NILIS Presents Results of Study on Google Apps for EducationResults of a survey on using Google Apps for education by NILIS were presented at the Annual National Conference on Library and Information Sciences (NACLIS 2014) on 19th June 2014.
Students on a study tourOn 03rd and 07th of April 2014, NILIS postgraduate students (MTL-2014 and PGDIM-2013) visited the National Library of Sri Lanka on a study tour. Mr. G.D.Amarasiri, Director - National Library and Documentation Services Board, and Mr. Udaya Cabral, Head of the Conservation Unit coordinated the event.
Pix: An official from the National Library explaining about the preservation measures.