Faculty of Social Sciences

Subject Liaison Library Service

Looking for personalized guidance when it comes to doing work at the library? Curious how the library can help you in your area of study? We are here to help you. Each Faculty of the University has an academic library specialist who can help you make the most of your studies, assignments and research. This guide is intended to provide context, contacts, services offered, and best practices for the Subject Liaison Library programmes at the University of Kelaniya Libraries.

We have a dedicated team of Academic Liaison Librarians who are your expert contacts for your subjects in your Faculty.

Subject Liaisons : FOR STUDENTS

  • Understand and navigate University of Kelaniya’s library resources
  • Develop and refine a research topic
  • Optimize your search strategies
  • Connect you with relevant experts
  • Provide information resources
  • Conduct classes on Plagiarism, Referencing conventions, Dissertation preparation software, Literature surveys and reviews, Citation analysis , Information Literacy, App-based research etc.
  • Advice  on intellectual property, data management, indexing, citation analysis, publication avenues and copyright issues etc.

Subject Liaisons : FOR INSTRUCTORS

  • conduct instruction sessions for your classes
  • create an online subject guide for your classes
  • help design effective research assignments
  • meet with individual students who require assistance with library research
  • consult on new courses you are developing
  • prepare library collection assessments that are required for new course/programme proposals
  • consult on how to incorporate information literacy into your courses/programmes
  • consider recommendations with regard to book purchases and journal subscriptions

Your Faculty Librarian

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Dr. W.M.T.D. Ranasinghe
Senior Assistant Librarian
Social Sciences Faculty Librarian

Departments Study Material

Library Online Resources for Department of Archaeology Students

Journals & Books

Search a range of article and book databases to find quality research articles and books on a different subject topic relevant to your department.

Theses & Conferences

You may search Theses and Dissertations submitted for the postgraduate degrees (M.S.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and view their Abstracts by accessing the digital E-repository of the University. These theses and dissertations are available in theCeylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

Other Online Theses Collections:

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Department of Economics Students

Journals & Books

Search a range of article and book databases to find quality research articles and books on a different subject topic relevant to your department.

Theses & Conferences

You may search Theses and Dissertations submitted for the postgraduate degrees (M.S.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and view their Abstracts by accessing the digital E-repository of the University. These theses and dissertations are available in theCeylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

Other Online Theses Collections:

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Department of Geography Students

Journals & Books

Search a range of article and book databases to find quality research articles and books on a different subject topic relevant to your department.

Theses & Conferences

You may search Theses and Dissertations submitted for the postgraduate degrees (M.S.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and view their Abstracts by accessing the digital E-repository of the University. These theses and dissertations are available in theCeylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

Other Online Theses Collections:

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Department of History Students

Journals & Books

Search a range of article and book databases to find quality research articles and books on a different subject topic relevant to your department.

Theses & Conferences

You may search Theses and Dissertations submitted for the postgraduate degrees (M.S.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and view their Abstracts by accessing the digital E-repository of the University. These theses and dissertations are available in theCeylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

Other Online Theses Collections:

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Department of International Studies Students

Journals & Books

Search a range of article and book databases to find quality research articles and books on a different subject topic relevant to your department.

Theses & Conferences

You may search Theses and Dissertations submitted for the postgraduate degrees (M.S.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and view their Abstracts by accessing the digital E-repository of the University. These theses and dissertations are available in theCeylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

Other Online Theses Collections:

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Department of Library & Information Science Students

Journals & Books

Search a range of article and book databases to find quality research articles and books on a different subject topic relevant to your department.

Theses & Conferences

You may search Theses and Dissertations submitted for the postgraduate degrees (M.S.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and view their Abstracts by accessing the digital E-repository of the University. These theses and dissertations are available in theCeylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

Other Online Theses Collections:

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Department of Mass Communication Students

Journals & Books

Search a range of article and book databases to find quality research articles and books on a different subject topic relevant to your department.

Theses & Conferences

You may search Theses and Dissertations submitted for the postgraduate degrees (M.S.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and view their Abstracts by accessing the digital E-repository of the University. These theses and dissertations are available in theCeylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

Other Online Theses Collections:

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Department of Philosophy Students

Journals & Books

Search a range of article and book databases to find quality research articles and books on a different subject topic relevant to your department.

Theses & Conferences

You may search Theses and Dissertations submitted for the postgraduate degrees (M.S.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and view their Abstracts by accessing the digital E-repository of the University. These theses and dissertations are available in theCeylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

Other Online Theses Collections:

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Department of Political Science Students

Journals & Books

Search a range of article and book databases to find quality research articles and books on a different subject topic relevant to your department.

Theses & Conferences

You may search Theses and Dissertations submitted for the postgraduate degrees (M.S.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and view their Abstracts by accessing the digital E-repository of the University. These theses and dissertations are available in theCeylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

Other Online Theses Collections:

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Department of Social Statistics Students

Journals & Books

Search a range of article and book databases to find quality research articles and books on a different subject topic relevant to your department.

Theses & Conferences

You may search Theses and Dissertations submitted for the postgraduate degrees (M.S.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and view their Abstracts by accessing the digital E-repository of the University. These theses and dissertations are available in theCeylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

Other Online Theses Collections:

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Department of Sociology Students

Journals & Books

Search a range of article and book databases to find quality research articles and books on a different subject topic relevant to your department.

Theses & Conferences

You may search Theses and Dissertations submitted for the postgraduate degrees (M.S.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and view their Abstracts by accessing the digital E-repository of the University. These theses and dissertations are available in theCeylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

Other Online Theses Collections:

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Department of Sport Science & Physical Education Students

Journals & Books

Search a range of article and book databases to find quality research articles and books on a different subject topic relevant to your department.

Theses & Conferences

You may search Theses and Dissertations submitted for the postgraduate degrees (M.S.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and view their Abstracts by accessing the digital E-repository of the University. These theses and dissertations are available in theCeylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

Other Online Theses Collections:

Past exam papers

Training Session

Recent Workshops, Seminars & Orientation Programs:

Saturday, 12th September, 2020

Saturday, 12th September, 2020 @ 1:00 PM @ The Main Library - Library Orientation, Guided Library Tour & Lecture on 'Effective Use of Library E-Resources and Services for Research in Sociology'. M.A./ M.S.Sc. in Sociology (English Medium).

Saturday, 1st August, 2020

Saturday, 1st August, 2020 @ 9:00 AM @ Faculty Board Room, Faculty of Science- Effective Use of Library Resources and Services for Postgraduate Research. Inauguration of the Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Aquaculture and Fisheries Management (AQFM).

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Contact your subject librarian for help

Subject librarians and archivists are research experts who enhance information access, student learning, and research at University of Kelaniya.
  • Students, contact your subject librarian for help with with your research papers, projects, and presentations.
  • Faculty, ask your subject librarian about partnerships in research support, academic referencing, plagiarism.
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Subject Liaison Service

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Get a Library Card
All UOK students get an ID card, which is also your library borrowing card.

Bring your Campus ID Card with you to the Library - you will need to check-out books, reserve materials, laptops, and study rooms.
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How do I find the best resources for my research?

For finding the best resources for your research, you can get help from Subject Liaison Librarians. You can access full-text Databases through Shibboleth Quick Access to full-text Databases:   https://library.kln.ac.lk/index.php/en/ . Please talk to your subject liaison librarian