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

Information Literacy for Health & Wellbeing

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Program

8.30AMRegistration
9.00AMInauguration & Welcome Address
9.10AMAddress of the Chief Guest
9.20AMKeynote Address
9.50AMVote of Thanks
10.00AMTea Break
Paper Presentations
10.30AMTheme: Information everywhere; a multidisciplinary approach to information
Theme paper: Promoting science literacy: a mission for libraries by Pali U. Kuruppu – De Silva
Querying Google on weight loss: an analysis of ‘Google Trends’ in Sri Lanka by D. P. C. Vithana
Using WhatsApp and Google forms to reach medical undergraduates for data collection: a preliminary study by A Kiritharan, P H Dissanayake, and M M Dissanayake
Bibliometric analysis of Sinhala medium political science textbooks published from 2011 to 2015 by K. A. D. A. D. Gunarathna
Architecting usable end-user documentation: a case study at a software product company by B. K. A. Mendis and G. J. Gunawardena
Evaluation of the usage of a parent-teacher communication app; an exploratory case study by Harshani Boteju
11.30AMTheme: Libraries for a behavioral change
Theme paper: Positive effects of family reading on reading habits of children by K.M.Asitha Sandaruwan Jayasooriya
Availability of reading materials for all ethnic groups: compliance of public libraries in Uva province with minimum standards by S.C.D. Siyambalapitiya and R.C.G. Gamage
Problems and challenges of using social media for promoting library services at the National Library of Sri Lanka by N. Rujani
Deployment of electronic information resources by the National Library of Sri Lanka by P. Loshini and M. Norman Ravikumar
Impact of the university library usage by undergraduates in Sri Lankan universities on their academic performance by N. M. Karannagoda
Use of online resources by undergraduates: a case study by Pearl K. Wijesekara
Information seeking behavior of military officer-students by Alagaratnam.V. and Prasanna Ranaweera
Fulfilling personal information needs and administering personal digital information by university academics: a case study of the Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) by K.A.V. de Costa and A.H.K Balasooriya
1.00PMWinding up