NILIS Symposium on Library Science and Information Management – 30th November 2019, NILIS, University of Colombo.

Information Literacy for Health & Wellbeing

Annual Research Symposium

Last date for submission of abstracts extended to 26th July 2019.

The Organizing Committee for the Annual Research Symposium of the National Institute of Library & Information Sciences (NILIS), University of Colombo invites the academic staff members and postgraduate students of the University of Colombo to submit abstracts/extended abstracts to be considered for presentation at the Technical Sessions of the Annual Research Symposium to be held on 30th November 2019. This year, NILIS symposium will be a part of the Annual Research Symposium of University of Colombo.  

The abstracts should be based on original research work and, if accepted, should be presented by a staff member or a postgraduate student of the University of Colombo. After the conference, all accepted abstracts will be accessible through the University of Colombo e-repository, and in the Proceedings Book of the Annual Research Symposium 2019, University of Colombo.

All abstracts must be submitted through the EasyChair Conference Management System. The specific link for NILIS symposium is You must create an Easychair account (free) and register before submission.

Deadline for submission of abstracts: Extended to 26th July 2019

To be considered for evaluation, each submission should include the following documents.

  1. Abstract – not exceeding 300 words (The file name should be: Abstract + EasyChair conference registration number)
  2. Extended abstract (inclusive of background, objectives, research design/materials and methods, results/ findings, conclusions) – not exceeding 1000 words (The file name should be: Extended abstract + Easychair conference registration number)
  3. The author’s declaration form.

Guidelines for preparation of the abstract and extended abstract are attached. Please follow the instructions carefully. Abstracts/extended abstracts that are not prepared according to the guidelines provided, or are submitted after the deadline, will not be considered for review. The Editorial Committee reserves the right to make alterations to the text of the abstract which will improve its quality.

Please note that your abstract will only be accepted for review if you have successfully registered for the conference (registration details will be provided later). All submissions should be done through EasyChair system only. Submission URL is

Authors should send in their abstracts/extended abstracts to the Editor (Link to NILIS Submissions) by 19 July 2019.

If you have queries on the NILIS research symposium, please contact Dr. Ruwan Gamage, Senior Lecturer, NILIS, University of Colombo.

For details and submission guidelines, read or download the “Call for Proposals” from here

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