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Dr. C. C. Jayasundara

The Librarian - University of Kelaniya
BA (Stat)(Ruhuna), PgC English
Linguistics(Birmingham City,UK),
MSc (Sheffield,UK), DLitt (South Africa),
AALIA (CP)(Australia)
     
Email : librarian@kln.ac.lk
Contact : +94 11 2911918

Dr. C.C. Jayasundara obtained his bachelor’s degree in Statistics with first-class honours from the University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, MSc in Information Management from the University of Sheffield, the U.K., in 2003 and Doctor of Literature and Philosophy in Information Science from the University of South Africa in 2010. He has gained experience as a Deputy University Librarian of the University of Colombo and the University Librarian of the Fiji National University, and as the Librarian of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University. From 2007 to 2012, he worked as the Sri Lanka Country Coordinator of the International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (I.N.A.S.P.) in the U.K. He has been functioning as a research article reviewer for a number of peer-reviewed journals published in the U.S.A., South Africa, Venezuela, India and Sri Lanka. In 2006, he worked as a consultant to the Maldives Law Library, at the request of the Maldivian government, and Project Leader of the SLIDA/SAREC library support programme in Sri Lanka.

He has also functioned as co-chairs of different international conferences, including the 6th International Conference on Academic Librarianship held in 2010, 7th International Conference on Contribution of the Academic Librarians towards a knowledge Society held in 2011, local organising committee co-chairship for the 3rd International Conference on Holistic Medicine, organised by University of BallaratQueensland University of technology and the University of Colombo in 2012. He was the Country Coordinator of Fiji for the Electronic Information for Libraries (E.I.F.L.) based in Europe until 2017 and was also a Certified Professional Member of the Australian Library & Information Association. He also acted as a visiting lecturer of the MPhil and PhD programmes of the University of Colombo and as a visiting lecturer at the Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration. He has authored few books and has provided many research articles and write-ups for numerous scholarly publications.

Dr. Jayasundara is a member of the Board of Management at NILIS, University of Colombo. He also serves as a member of the Academic Committee of the same institute as a nominee of the Standing Committee of LIS of the University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka (UGC). 

Doctor of Literature and Philosophy

University of South Africa, South Africa

Thesis: Developing a Model for Predicting Customer Satisfaction in Relation to Service Quality in Academic Libraries in Sri Lanka.

Master of Science in Information Management

The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

Dissertation: Use of Artificial Neural Network, Genetic Algorithms and Standard Statistical Techniques to predict physiological outcomes of patients admitted to Accident and Emergency Department in Sheffield.

Postgraduate Certificate in English Linguistics

Birmingham City University, United Kingdom

Bachelor of Arts Special Honours degree in Statistics – First Class

University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

Project Report: Computerisation of Banking Transaction System

Certified Professional Librarian – Australian Library and Information Association – A.A.L.I.A. (C.P.)

Jayasundara, C.C.  2001. Implementing a Customer Relationship Marketing (CRM) system in Special Libraries in Sri Lanka. Information Studies, 7(3&4):139-152.

Jayasundara, C.C.  2001. An investigation into the determination of service quality in university academic libraries in Sri Lanka: a mini-survey for measuring user perceptions of service quality. Journal of Educational Media and Library Science, 38(4): 374-384

Jayasundara C.C.  2003. Implementing ISO 9000 in modern library and information service sector: a management writing for the development of high-quality library service. Journal of the University Librarians Association of Sri Lanka.7: 56-66

Jayasundara, C.C.  2004. Ethical issues surrounding the use of health information. Malaysian Journal of Library and Information Science, 9(1): 69-80

Jayasundara, C.C.  2004. Intelligent Agents Paradigm and its technical, ethical, legal and social problems”. International Journal of Information Science and Management. 2(1): 29-39

Jayasundara, C.C.   2007. Identification of Critical Success Factors (CSFs) on user perspectives in diffusing e-Information Service in the University of Colombo Library. Sri Lankan Journal of Librarianship and Information Management, 2(2):1-12

Jayasundara, C.C.  2008. Knowledge management in banking industries: uses and opportunities. Journal of the University Librarians Association of Sri Lanka, 12(1): 68-84

Jayasundara, C.C.   Ngulube P & Minishi-Majanja, MK. 2009. A theoretical model to predict customer satisfaction in relation to service quality in selected university libraries in Sri Lanka. South African Journal of Library and Information Science, 75(2):179-194.

Jayasundara, C.C.  , Ngulube P & Minishi-Majanja, MK. 2010. Using focus groups to investigate service quality determinants for customer satisfaction in selected university libraries in Sri Lanka. South African Journal of Library and Information Science, 76(2):118-128.

Mashroofa, M.M. and Jayasundara, C.C.  2010. Journal Based Information Services in Sri Lankan University Libraries: A Study. Annals of Library and Information Studies. 57(1):54-58

Ravikumar, N.M. and Jayasundara, C.C. 2010. An assessment of information audit with special reference to medical Library, University of Colombo. Gyankosh: The Journal of Library and Information Management, 1(1):53-64.

Jayasundara, C.C. 2011. Promotional avenues for university librarians in Sri Lanka. Annals of Library and Information Sciences. 58(2): 100-108

Jayasundara, C.C. 2011. A modular approach to customer satisfaction in relation to service quality. Journal of the University Librarians Association of Sri Lanka. 15(1): pp.23-82

Jayasundara, C.C. 2011. Communication and Employee Relations in University Libraries in Sri Lanka: Perceptions Form Staff Members. Gyankosh: the Journal of Library and Information Management, 2(1)       

Priyangika, D.S. And Jayasundara, C.C. 2012.  It Students' Perceptions on E-Learning: A Preliminary Survey at the University of Colombo. Journal of The University Librarians Association of Sri Lanka. 16(2): Pp.23-82

Jayasundara, Chaminda. 2013. Drivers of customer satisfaction in libraries: a case study of the FNU Libraries. Annals of Library and Information Studies. 60(4):304-313

Jayasundara, Chaminda. 2014. Enhancing Students' Skills through Technology (E.S.S.T.)": a case study conducted for a policy concept on one to one computer solution at Fiji National University. Library Philosophy and Practice,1155

Edirimanna, C., Jayasundara, C.C., 2014. Study on Webometric Ranks of Sri Lankan State Universities, Potentials, IEEE, 33(6):37,44

Jayasundara, Chaminda. 2014. The Challenges of Offshore Agile Software Development in Sri Lanka and Effects on the Project Outcome. International Scientific Journal of Management Information Systems, 9 (3), 10-20.

Jayasundara, Chaminda. 2015. Business Domains for Boosting Customer Satisfaction in Academic Libraries. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 41(3): 350-357

Jayasundara, Chaminda. 2016. A model beyond generic quality models for academic libraries. Library Philosophy and Practice. Jayasundara, Chaminda. 2016. Digital libraries as a tool to confront the digital divide. Library progress. 36(2)

Jayasundara, C.C. 2020. Towards an organizationally sensible H.R. risk assessment in academic libraries: a case of a university library. Library Philosophy and Practice. 4610

Jayasundara, C.C. 2020. Beware the Tyranny, Resulted by Impact Factor Mania among the Scientists: A Critical Review, Journal of the University of Ruhuna, 8 (1)

Jayasundara, C.C. 2021. How a "fine regime" of an unacceptable user behaviour policy affects library use: nudging or shoving?, Journal of Access Services, 18(2): 111-146 

Jayasundara, C.C. 2021. Sexual health information-seeking behaviour of adolescents and their satisfaction with the information outcome: An application of the theory of motivated information management. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 47 (5), 102383

Jayasundara, C. C. (2021). A study on the risk of prosecution and perceived proximity on state university undergraduates' behavioural intention for e-book piracy. New Review of Academic Librarianship, 27(3), 1-23.

Jayasundara, C. (2021). Adoption of electronic books in a higher education setting: an exploratory case study based on Diffusion of Innovation and Garner’s Hype Cycle paradigms. Annals of Library and Information Studies (ALIS), 68(3), 258-267.

Library Automation and Project Management - Master of Library and Information Science programme, Master of teacher Librarianship, Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Science, Diploma in Library and Information Management

Research Methods in Librarianship - Master of Library and Information Science, Master of Teacher Librarianship, Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Science, Postgraduate Diploma in Teacher Librarianship programmes

Statistics and Research Methods, Information Systems Project Management, Business Information at Postgraduate Diploma in Information Systems Management programme

Research Methods - Masters in Information Systems Management programme

Information and Communication Literacy – This is a standard module of all bachelors programme at Fiji National University

Research Methods - Masters in Buddhist Studies – University of Kelaniya

Visiting Lecturer – Postgraduate Diploma in Teacher Librarianship – at National Institute of Library and Information Sciences, the University of Colombo in 2003

Visiting Lecturer – Master of Teacher Librarianship – at National Institute of Library and Information Sciences, the University of Colombo in 2004

Visiting Lecturer – Master of Teacher Librarianship – at National Institute of Library and Information Sciences, the University of Colombo in 2005

Visiting Lecturer – Postgraduate Diploma in Teacher Librarianship – at National Institute of Library and Information Sciences, the University of Colombo in 2006

Visiting Lecturer – Master of Public Management – Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration (S.L.I.D.A.), from 2006 to 2012

Visiting Lecturer – Master of Education – Faculty of Education, the University of Colombo in 2006

Visiting Lecturer – Postgraduate Diploma in Teacher Librarianship – at National Institute of Library and Information Sciences, the University of Colombo in 2007

Visiting Lecturer – Postgraduate Diploma in Teacher Librarianship – at National Institute of Library and Information Sciences, the University of Colombo in 2008

Visiting Lecturer – Master of Library and Information Science – at Faculty of Graduate Studies, the University of Colombo in 2008 to 2012

Visiting Lecturer – Master of Information Systems Management – at Faculty of Graduate Studies, the University of Colombo in 2010, 2011 and 2012

Visiting Lecturer – MPhil/PhD programme – Faculty of Graduate Studies, the University of Colombo from 2009 to 2012

Visiting Lecturer – Postgraduate Diploma in Information Systems Management – at Faculty of Graduate Studies, the University of Colombo from 2008 to 2012

Visiting Lecturer – Master of Library and Information Science – at N.I.L.I.S., the University of Colombo in 2020.

Visiting Lecturer – Bachelor of Education – Faculty of Education, the University of Colombo in 2003

Visiting Lecturer – Diploma in Library and Information Management – National Institute of Library and Information Science (N.I.L.I.S.), the University of Colombo in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007

Visiting Lecturer – Preliminary Certificate in Library and Information Management – National Institute of Library and Information Science (N.I.L.I.S.), the University of Colombo in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007

Visiting Lecturer – Intermediate Certificate in Library and Information Management – National Institute of Library and Information Science (N.I.L.I.S.), the University of Colombo in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007

Visiting Lecturer – Certificate in Teacher Librarianship – National Institute of Library and Information Science (N.I.L.I.S.), the University of Colombo in 2005

Resource person - EC 1004: Academic Skills Development Programme conducted by the Faculty of Science, the University of Colombo in 2010

Resource person - Academic Skills Development Programme conducted by the Faculty of Laws, the University of Colombo in 2009 and 2010

Resource person - Academic Skills Development Programme conducted by the Faculty of Management and Finance, the University of Colombo in 2010 and 2011

Adjunct Lecturer – Library and Information Science, College of Business, Hospitality and Tourism Studies, Fiji National University from 2012 to 2017

Adjunct Lecturer – Information and Communication Literacy, College of Humanities and Education, Fiji National University from 2012 to 2017

Visiting Lecturer – Diploma in Library and Information Science –the University of Kelaniya in 2020

Visiting Lecturer – Bachelor of Library and Information Studies – the Open University of Sri Lanka in 2020 and 2021.

Postgraduate Supervision

Masters - Supervisor (completed dissertations)

MASTER OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT

Hemamali, T. 2010. Factors   Influencing Resistance to Information Technology Related Change in the Telecommunication Industry: A Case Study of Dialog Telecom. Master of Information Systems Management – University of Colombo

Edirimanna, E.M.C. 2012.  Ranking universities in Sri Lanka through web-based systems: A webometric study – Master of Information Systems Management – University of Colombo

Perera, M.L.A. 2012. Impact of senior management commitment on strategic information systems planning: In the context of Sri Lankan commercial banks – Master of Information Systems Management – University of Colombo

Marabe, Arjuna. 2012. An analysis on the usage of agile development techniques by the offshore software industry in Sri Lanka– Master of Information Systems Management – University of Colombo

Premaratne, W.S.L. 2016. A Framework for the Introduction of Radio-Frequency Identification Smart Card Signing System in Luxury Public Transport Service in Sri Lanka. Masters in Information Systems Management. University of Colombo

Jayasinghe, Vidath. 2016. Cloud ERP and the effects on productivity in manufacturing companies. Masters in Information Systems Management. University of Colombo

MASTER OF BUSINESS STUDIES

Chintaka, R.R.N. 2011. Impact assessment of knowledge sharing systems: a case study of the Department of Motor Traffic, Sri Lanka- Master of Business Studies – University of Colombo

Kumara, G. C. 2013. Factors Influencing the Usage Rate of the Main Library by the Academic Staff of the University of Colombo - Master of Business Studies –  University of Colombo

Dissanayake, D. M. T. K. 2009. Determinants of Project Selection Process in the I.T. Division of Dialog Telekom P.L.C. Master of Business Studies – University of Colombo

MASTER OF TEACHER LIBRARIANSHIP/LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

Siritunga, K.G.D. 2005. Factors influencing for non-use of school libraries: with special reference to Naula education zone of Matale district. Master of Teacher Librarianship. National Institute of Library and Information Science. University of Colombo

Nimalasena, K.P. 2006. An investigation of the nature and the extent of the relationship between school library resource centre and the students of Advance level classes in national schools in Bandarawela Education Division. Master of Teacher Librarianship. National Institute of Library and Information Science. University of Colombo

Liyanage, D. 2006. Contribution of teacher librarians towards the development of reading skills of primary students in the Piliyandala education zone in Sri Lanka. Postgraduate Diploma in Teacher Librarianship. National Institute of Library and Information Science. University of Colombo

Mariyadasan, L.A. 2006. A study on the problems of mutilation, theft and non-returning of library materials in schools: a case study based on national schools in Trincomalee district. Master of Teacher Librarianship. National Institute of Library and Information Science. University of Colombo

Sunethra, S.M.P. 2007. Information searching behaviour of grade 6-11 students: a study based on selected schools in Akuressa education zone. Master of Teacher Librarianship. National Institute of Library and Information Science. University of Colombo

Mashroofa, M.M. 2008 – An explorative and comparative evaluation of social science periodical information service of university libraries in Sri Lanka. Master of Library and Information Science – University of Colombo

Priyangika, D.S. 2009. Role of Academic Libraries in e-learning environment – Master of Library and Information Science – University of Colombo

Millavithanachchi, U.S. 2009. An investigation of critical success factors in e-resource based learning– Master of Library and Information Science – University of Colombo

Ravikumar, M.N. 2010. An assessment of Information Audit: with special reference to Medical Faculty library of the University of Colombo – Master of Library and Information Science – University of Colombo

Somaratne, H.M.D.S.D. 2009. A gap analysis to measure service quality of the university libraries through user perspectives – Master of Library and Information Science – University of Colombo

PgDiploma in L.I.S.

Dilroshan, T.L.C.2007. Identification of problems faced by university libraries in the process of library automation: with special reference to Moratuwa and Colombo University Libraries. Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Science. National Institute of Library and Information Science. University of Colombo

Peduruhewa, Imali. 2010. Analysis of the role of library assistants in school libraries. Postgraduate Diploma in Teacher Librarianship. National Institute of Library and Information Science. University of Colombo

 

Masters in L.I.S.

Seneviratne, T.M. 2003. Effects of the Internet on libraries and information services in the developing countries with special reference to Sri Lanka. Master of Library and Information Science dissertation. University of Colombo

Aswer, M.C. 2006. A framework to implement a digital library: a case study for the Southeastern university. Master of Library and Information Science dissertation. University of Colombo

Ameer, U.M.M. 2007. A study investigates the information gathering behaviour in the school library of GCE/AL students in Anuradhapura district national schools. Master of Teacher Librarianship. National Institute of Library and Information Science. University of Colombo

Kumari, U.G.M.T. 2008. Assessment of knowledgeability of school teachers towards the contribution of teacher librarians in relation to teaching and learning in schools. Postgraduate Diploma in Teacher Librarianship. National Institute of Library and Information Science. University of Colombo

Pushpakumara, K.T.S. 2008. Study on the use of electronic resources by academics. Master of Library and Information Science dissertation, University of Colombo

Shanmuganathan, S. 2009. Motivational factors and recruitment policy influencing the carrier development of professionals in the university library system in Sri Lanka. Master of Library and Information Science dissertation, University of Colombo

Punchihewa, CND. 2009. Use of Online databases and user perceptions towards the facilities provided: a case study based on the Library, University of Moratuwa. Master of Library and Information Science dissertation, University of Colombo

Abeyrathne, V.V. 2009.Analysis of Factors affecting Quality of Software Projects: A Case of eBuilder Technology Center. Master of Business Studies – University of Colombo

Guruge J. 2009. Factors Determining the Performance of Mobile Broadband: A Case of Mobitel Sri Lanka. Master of Business Studies – University of Colombo 

De Zoysa, R.L. 2011. Software Quality Assurance in Agile Software Development Process: A Gap Analysis. Masters in Information Systems Management. University of Colombo

Jayawardene, R.C. 2011. Factors Affecting Outcome of Information Technology Solution Deployment Projects. Masters in Information Systems Management. University of Colombo

Joharan, S. S. 2021. University Librarians’ perception on marketing of library services in Sri Lanka. Master of Library and Information Science. National Institute of Library and Information Science. University of Colombo

Jayasundara, C. 2008. Examination of e-service quality determinants of university library websites in relation to user satisfaction: a multiple case study based on two Sri Lankan university libraries. Annual Research Symposium, University of Colombo

Jayasundara, C. 2009. Uncovering students voice towards e-information service. N.I.L.I.S. Research Symposium. 20-21 March 2009.

Somaratna, H.M.D.S.D., Pieris, C.N. and Jayasundara, C.C. 2010 User expectation Versus User Perception of Service Quality in University Libraries: a case study. 2010. International Conference on University Librarianship: an academic challenge and an opportunity. Organised by the University Librarians Association of Sri Lanka. from 14th to 15th Jul. 2010 at Ceylon Intercontinental Hotel, Colombo

Somaratna, H.M.D.S.D,  Peiris, Colin N. and Jayasundara, Chaminda. 2010. A gap analysis to measure service quality of university libraries through user perspectives: a case study at the University of Colombo. 2nd International Symposium on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Libraries and Information Services, June 3-5, 2010. India. 

Millavithananchchi, US and Jayasundara, C .2011. Critical Success Factors on E-resource usage of undergraduates of the University of Colombo. International Conference on Web-based learning and Library Management, January 30th – 31st, 2011. Jaipur, India.

Edirimanna, Chandika and Jayasundara, C.C. 2013. Study on webometric ranks of Sri Lanka's state universities. In: Proceedings of the U.O.C. Annual Research Symposium. 3-4 October 2013. Colombo. pp.45-48.

Jayasundara, Chaminda. 2013. "Fiji National Consortium of Libraries". E.I.F.L. GA held at Bayrampasa Hotel, from 11th Nov. to 13, 2013, in Istanbul, Turkey

K. Alahakoon & C.C. Jayasundara.2014. Factors Contribute to the usage of Library Electronic Information Resources (EIR) by University Students in Sri Lanka. 5th International Conference on Libraries, Information and Society. Kuala Lumpur, 4th – 5th November 2014.

Alahakoon, Champa and Jayasundara, Chaminda. 2015. Development and Validation Of The Electronic Information Resources Usage Scale. Caliber 2015 at Himachal Pradesh University, India, March 12-14, 2015

Special speech at the Symposium of Libraries and information: empower people held on 13th Dec. 2012 organised by the Fiji Library Association.

Keynote speaker of the Technical Conference on DSpace held at S.P.K.C.M.A. College, Gujarat University from 15 to 17th May 2015 Ahmadabad, India.

Radon, Rosemarie. 2002. Some management aspects for teacher librarians. Handbook for Teacher Librarianship. National Institute of Library and Information Sciences: Colombo – From English to Sinhala

Country Coordinator of the International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications, the U.K. from Nov. 2007 to 2012.

Project Leader of the Sida/S.A.R.E.C. Library Support Programme of the country from Nov. 2007 to November 2008 and December 2008 to December 2009

Project Manager of the Sida/S.A.R.E.C. Library Support Programme of the country from Dec. 2004 to Nov. 2008

Co-Chair of the 6th International Conference on Academic Librarianship held from 14th to 15th Jul. 2010 at Ceylon Intercontinental Hotel, Colombo, organised by the University Librarians Association of Sri Lanka

Co-Chair of the 7th International Conference on Contribution of the Academic Librarians towards a knowledge Society to be held from 16th to 17th Aug. 2011 at Galadari Hotel, Colombo organised by the University Librarians Association of Sri Lanka.

Co-Chair of the Third International Conference on Holistic Medicine. I.C.H.M. – 2012 organised by the University of Ballarat, the Queensland University of Technology in Australia, and Colombo University.

Member of the International Advisory Committee of the Open Access – Scholarly Communication Reincarnated: A Futuristic Approach organised by the Bangalore University in India in collaboration with the Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (K.I.S.T.I.), Korea in 2013

President, University Librarians Association of Sri Lanka (ULA) in 2017/18

Member of the Board of Management, National Institute of Library and Information Sciences, University of Colombo from 2021

Member of the Academic Committee, National Institute of Library and Information Sciences, University of Colombo from 2021

 

 

Coordinator of the Master of Library and Information Science at the Faculty of Graduate Studies, the University of Colombo from 01st Nov. 2007 at the  to 31st Oct. 2008, 15th Oct. 2008, 15th Jan. 2009 to Feb. 2010

Coordinator of the Postgraduate Diploma in Information Systems Management at the Faculty of Graduate Studies, the University of Colombo from 01st Jul. 2008 at the  to 01st Oct. 2009, 01st Dec. 2009 to date

Coordinator of the Masters in Information Systems Management at the Faculty of Graduate Studies, the University of Colombo from 03rd Dec. 2009 at the  to Dec. 2010

Coordinator of the Certificate in Library and Information Management at the National Institute of Library and Information Sciences, the University of Colombo in 2004

Academic Student Counselor of the University of Colombo from November 2007 to Nov. 2010