Faculty of Graduate Studies


Research Guides:

Research Guides bring together key information resources for the researchers.  These include article databases, major reference works, data sources, and other key information sources. 

Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies

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

Search our library catalogues here: http://opac.kln.ac.lk:7009/jopacv11/html/SearchForm

Search for e-journals here: https://library.kln.ac.lk/index.php/en/collection/e-collection/e-journals

Search for e-books here: https://library.kln.ac.lk/index.php/en/collection/e-collection/e-books

Open Access Journals:

Sri Lanka Journals Online

Directory of Open Access Journals

You may search Theses and Dissertations submitted for the postgraduate degrees of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya and view their Abstracts by accessing the Digital Repository of the University. These theses and dissertations are available in the Ceylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

Other Online Theses Collections:

The Australian National University Library’s Theses Collection

University of South Africa Electronic Theses and Dissertations (Unisa ETD)

Shodhganga : a reservoir of Indian theses

Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD)

Recent Workshops, Seminars & Orientation Programs:

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 @ 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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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.
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