NILIS is an educational establishment within the diverse academic environment of the University of Colombo. A brief outline of some amenities follows.


The NILIS Library is a specialised library for Teacher Librarianship, Information Management and Library and Information Sciences. The library is equipped with valuable resources; electronic, print and non-print.The collection also consist of materials on Education, Information and Communication Technology, Management, Research Methodology and related subjects. The library has access to DELNET, an e-resources database on various topics.The library is open from 8.45 to 3.45 from Wednesday to Sunday.it is also used as a living laboratory in NILIS training programmes on library management.

Computer Lab 1 (Block 1, floor 2)

The IT lab has a seating capacity to 75. There are 25 computers with Internet access.

Computer Lab 2 (Block 2, floor 1)

Situated adjacent to the library, this computer lab is equipped with virtual desktops and Internet access. This is open to NILIS students and faculty.


Other facilities

  • Auditorium with 150 seats
  • Two Seminar rooms with 100 and 50 seats
  • Lecture rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi access