Faculty of Medicine

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 In-charge

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Mrs. M.P.L.R. Marasinghe
Senior Assistant Librarian
Medicine Faculty In-Charge

Departments Study Material

Library Online Resources for Department of Anatomy

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.

Our library catalogues allow you to search for books, e-books, theses, etc. by Author, Title, Subject and Keywords.

Whether you are on-campus or off-campus, you can access e-journals and e-books by logging in with your WI-FI Username and Password.

When some resources require an common username and password to log in, kindly contact me on lakmini@kln.ac.lk

Theses & Dissertations

Reading other researchers' theses can help you in your own thesis writing process and you can find out who has written about your topic and how they approached it.
Researchers who are looking for theses and dissertations published by postgraduate students and faculty of University of Kelaniya are allowed to view the Abstracts of the submitted Theses and Dissertations by accessing the Digital Repository of the University. The collection of the Theses and Dissertations are placed in the Ceylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

The following databases provide free access to thousands of dissertation and thesis abstracts from universities around the world, and links to full text when freely available.
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Library Online Resources for Department of Biochemistry & Clinical Chemistry

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.

Our library catalogues allow you to search for books, e-books, theses, etc. by Author, Title, Subject and Keywords.

Whether you are on-campus or off-campus, you can access e-journals and e-books by logging in with your WI-FI Username and Password.

When some resources require an common username and password to log in, kindly contact me on migsuranga@kln.ac.lk

Theses & Dissertations

Reading other researchers' theses can help you in your own thesis writing process and you can find out who has written about your topic and how they approached it.
Researchers who are looking for theses and dissertations published by postgraduate students and faculty of University of Kelaniya are allowed to view the Abstracts of the submitted Theses and Dissertations by accessing the Digital Repository of the University. The collection of the Theses and Dissertations are placed in the Ceylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

The following databases provide free access to thousands of dissertation and thesis abstracts from universities around the world, and links to full text when freely available.
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Library Online Resources for Department of Disability Studies

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.

Our library catalogues allow you to search for books, e-books, theses, etc. by Author, Title, Subject and Keywords.

Whether you are on-campus or off-campus, you can access e-journals and e-books by logging in with your WI-FI Username and Password.

When some resources require an common username and password to log in, kindly contact me on migsuranga@kln.ac.lk

Theses & Dissertations

Reading other researchers' theses can help you in your own thesis writing process and you can find out who has written about your topic and how they approached it.
Researchers who are looking for theses and dissertations published by postgraduate students and faculty of University of Kelaniya are allowed to view the Abstracts of the submitted Theses and Dissertations by accessing the Digital Repository of the University. The collection of the Theses and Dissertations are placed in the Ceylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

The following databases provide free access to thousands of dissertation and thesis abstracts from universities around the world, and links to full text when freely available.
Login required (but you can make an account):

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Library Online Resources for Department of Family Medicine

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.

Our library catalogues allow you to search for books, e-books, theses, etc. by Author, Title, Subject and Keywords.

Whether you are on-campus or off-campus, you can access e-journals and e-books by logging in with your WI-FI Username and Password.

When some resources require an common username and password to log in, kindly contact me on migsuranga@kln.ac.lk

Theses & Dissertations

Reading other researchers' theses can help you in your own thesis writing process and you can find out who has written about your topic and how they approached it.
Researchers who are looking for theses and dissertations published by postgraduate students and faculty of University of Kelaniya are allowed to view the Abstracts of the submitted Theses and Dissertations by accessing the Digital Repository of the University. The collection of the Theses and Dissertations are placed in the Ceylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

The following databases provide free access to thousands of dissertation and thesis abstracts from universities around the world, and links to full text when freely available.
Login required (but you can make an account):

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Library Online Resources for Department of Forensic Medicine

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.

Our library catalogues allow you to search for books, e-books, theses, etc. by Author, Title, Subject and Keywords.

Whether you are on-campus or off-campus, you can access e-journals and e-books by logging in with your WI-FI Username and Password.

When some resources require an common username and password to log in, kindly contact me on migsuranga@kln.ac.lk

Theses & Dissertations

Reading other researchers' theses can help you in your own thesis writing process and you can find out who has written about your topic and how they approached it.
Researchers who are looking for theses and dissertations published by postgraduate students and faculty of University of Kelaniya are allowed to view the Abstracts of the submitted Theses and Dissertations by accessing the Digital Repository of the University. The collection of the Theses and Dissertations are placed in the Ceylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

The following databases provide free access to thousands of dissertation and thesis abstracts from universities around the world, and links to full text when freely available.
Login required (but you can make an account):

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Library Online Resources for Department of Medicine

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.

Our library catalogues allow you to search for books, e-books, theses, etc. by Author, Title, Subject and Keywords.

Whether you are on-campus or off-campus, you can access e-journals and e-books by logging in with your WI-FI Username and Password.

When some resources require an common username and password to log in, kindly contact me on migsuranga@kln.ac.lk

Theses & Dissertations

Reading other researchers' theses can help you in your own thesis writing process and you can find out who has written about your topic and how they approached it.
Researchers who are looking for theses and dissertations published by postgraduate students and faculty of University of Kelaniya are allowed to view the Abstracts of the submitted Theses and Dissertations by accessing the Digital Repository of the University. The collection of the Theses and Dissertations are placed in the Ceylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

The following databases provide free access to thousands of dissertation and thesis abstracts from universities around the world, and links to full text when freely available.
Login required (but you can make an account):

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Department of Medical Education

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.

Our library catalogues allow you to search for books, e-books, theses, etc. by Author, Title, Subject and Keywords.

Whether you are on-campus or off-campus, you can access e-journals and e-books by logging in with your WI-FI Username and Password.

When some resources require an common username and password to log in, kindly contact me on migsuranga@kln.ac.lk

Theses & Dissertations

Reading other researchers' theses can help you in your own thesis writing process and you can find out who has written about your topic and how they approached it.
Researchers who are looking for theses and dissertations published by postgraduate students and faculty of University of Kelaniya are allowed to view the Abstracts of the submitted Theses and Dissertations by accessing the Digital Repository of the University. The collection of the Theses and Dissertations are placed in the Ceylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

The following databases provide free access to thousands of dissertation and thesis abstracts from universities around the world, and links to full text when freely available.
Login required (but you can make an account):

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Department of Medical Microbiology

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.

Our library catalogues allow you to search for books, e-books, theses, etc. by Author, Title, Subject and Keywords.

Whether you are on-campus or off-campus, you can access e-journals and e-books by logging in with your WI-FI Username and Password.

When some resources require an common username and password to log in, kindly contact me on migsuranga@kln.ac.lk

Theses & Dissertations

Reading other researchers' theses can help you in your own thesis writing process and you can find out who has written about your topic and how they approached it.
Researchers who are looking for theses and dissertations published by postgraduate students and faculty of University of Kelaniya are allowed to view the Abstracts of the submitted Theses and Dissertations by accessing the Digital Repository of the University. The collection of the Theses and Dissertations are placed in the Ceylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

The following databases provide free access to thousands of dissertation and thesis abstracts from universities around the world, and links to full text when freely available.
Login required (but you can make an account):

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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.

Our library catalogues allow you to search for books, e-books, theses, etc. by Author, Title, Subject and Keywords.

Whether you are on-campus or off-campus, you can access e-journals and e-books by logging in with your WI-FI Username and Password.

When some resources require an common username and password to log in, kindly contact me on migsuranga@kln.ac.lk

Theses & Dissertations

Reading other researchers' theses can help you in your own thesis writing process and you can find out who has written about your topic and how they approached it.
Researchers who are looking for theses and dissertations published by postgraduate students and faculty of University of Kelaniya are allowed to view the Abstracts of the submitted Theses and Dissertations by accessing the Digital Repository of the University. The collection of the Theses and Dissertations are placed in the Ceylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

The following databases provide free access to thousands of dissertation and thesis abstracts from universities around the world, and links to full text when freely available.
Login required (but you can make an account):

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Department of Paediatrics

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.

Our library catalogues allow you to search for books, e-books, theses, etc. by Author, Title, Subject and Keywords.

Whether you are on-campus or off-campus, you can access e-journals and e-books by logging in with your WI-FI Username and Password.

When some resources require an common username and password to log in, kindly contact me on migsuranga@kln.ac.lk

Theses & Dissertations

Reading other researchers' theses can help you in your own thesis writing process and you can find out who has written about your topic and how they approached it.
Researchers who are looking for theses and dissertations published by postgraduate students and faculty of University of Kelaniya are allowed to view the Abstracts of the submitted Theses and Dissertations by accessing the Digital Repository of the University. The collection of the Theses and Dissertations are placed in the Ceylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

The following databases provide free access to thousands of dissertation and thesis abstracts from universities around the world, and links to full text when freely available.
Login required (but you can make an account):

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Department of Parasitology

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.

Our library catalogues allow you to search for books, e-books, theses, etc. by Author, Title, Subject and Keywords.

Whether you are on-campus or off-campus, you can access e-journals and e-books by logging in with your WI-FI Username and Password.

When some resources require an common username and password to log in, kindly contact me on migsuranga@kln.ac.lk

Theses & Dissertations

Reading other researchers' theses can help you in your own thesis writing process and you can find out who has written about your topic and how they approached it.
Researchers who are looking for theses and dissertations published by postgraduate students and faculty of University of Kelaniya are allowed to view the Abstracts of the submitted Theses and Dissertations by accessing the Digital Repository of the University. The collection of the Theses and Dissertations are placed in the Ceylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

The following databases provide free access to thousands of dissertation and thesis abstracts from universities around the world, and links to full text when freely available.
Login required (but you can make an account):

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Department of Pathology

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.

Our library catalogues allow you to search for books, e-books, theses, etc. by Author, Title, Subject and Keywords.

Whether you are on-campus or off-campus, you can access e-journals and e-books by logging in with your WI-FI Username and Password.

When some resources require an common username and password to log in, kindly contact me on migsuranga@kln.ac.lk

Theses & Dissertations

Reading other researchers' theses can help you in your own thesis writing process and you can find out who has written about your topic and how they approached it.
Researchers who are looking for theses and dissertations published by postgraduate students and faculty of University of Kelaniya are allowed to view the Abstracts of the submitted Theses and Dissertations by accessing the Digital Repository of the University. The collection of the Theses and Dissertations are placed in the Ceylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

The following databases provide free access to thousands of dissertation and thesis abstracts from universities around the world, and links to full text when freely available.
Login required (but you can make an account):

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Department of Pharmacology

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.

Our library catalogues allow you to search for books, e-books, theses, etc. by Author, Title, Subject and Keywords.

Whether you are on-campus or off-campus, you can access e-journals and e-books by logging in with your WI-FI Username and Password.

When some resources require an common username and password to log in, kindly contact me on migsuranga@kln.ac.lk

Theses & Dissertations

Reading other researchers' theses can help you in your own thesis writing process and you can find out who has written about your topic and how they approached it.
Researchers who are looking for theses and dissertations published by postgraduate students and faculty of University of Kelaniya are allowed to view the Abstracts of the submitted Theses and Dissertations by accessing the Digital Repository of the University. The collection of the Theses and Dissertations are placed in the Ceylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

The following databases provide free access to thousands of dissertation and thesis abstracts from universities around the world, and links to full text when freely available.
Login required (but you can make an account):

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Department of Physiology

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.

Our library catalogues allow you to search for books, e-books, theses, etc. by Author, Title, Subject and Keywords.

Whether you are on-campus or off-campus, you can access e-journals and e-books by logging in with your WI-FI Username and Password.

When some resources require an common username and password to log in, kindly contact me on migsuranga@kln.ac.lk

Theses & Dissertations

Reading other researchers' theses can help you in your own thesis writing process and you can find out who has written about your topic and how they approached it.
Researchers who are looking for theses and dissertations published by postgraduate students and faculty of University of Kelaniya are allowed to view the Abstracts of the submitted Theses and Dissertations by accessing the Digital Repository of the University. The collection of the Theses and Dissertations are placed in the Ceylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

The following databases provide free access to thousands of dissertation and thesis abstracts from universities around the world, and links to full text when freely available.
Login required (but you can make an account):

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Department of Psychiatry

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.

Our library catalogues allow you to search for books, e-books, theses, etc. by Author, Title, Subject and Keywords.

Whether you are on-campus or off-campus, you can access e-journals and e-books by logging in with your WI-FI Username and Password.

When some resources require an common username and password to log in, kindly contact me on migsuranga@kln.ac.lk

Theses & Dissertations

Reading other researchers' theses can help you in your own thesis writing process and you can find out who has written about your topic and how they approached it.
Researchers who are looking for theses and dissertations published by postgraduate students and faculty of University of Kelaniya are allowed to view the Abstracts of the submitted Theses and Dissertations by accessing the Digital Repository of the University. The collection of the Theses and Dissertations are placed in the Ceylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

The following databases provide free access to thousands of dissertation and thesis abstracts from universities around the world, and links to full text when freely available.
Login required (but you can make an account):

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Department of Public Health

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.

Our library catalogues allow you to search for books, e-books, theses, etc. by Author, Title, Subject and Keywords.

Whether you are on-campus or off-campus, you can access e-journals and e-books by logging in with your WI-FI Username and Password.

When some resources require an common username and password to log in, kindly contact me on migsuranga@kln.ac.lk

Theses & Dissertations

Reading other researchers' theses can help you in your own thesis writing process and you can find out who has written about your topic and how they approached it.
Researchers who are looking for theses and dissertations published by postgraduate students and faculty of University of Kelaniya are allowed to view the Abstracts of the submitted Theses and Dissertations by accessing the Digital Repository of the University. The collection of the Theses and Dissertations are placed in the Ceylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

The following databases provide free access to thousands of dissertation and thesis abstracts from universities around the world, and links to full text when freely available.
Login required (but you can make an account):

Past exam papers

Library Online Resources for Department of Surgery

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.

Our library catalogues allow you to search for books, e-books, theses, etc. by Author, Title, Subject and Keywords.

Whether you are on-campus or off-campus, you can access e-journals and e-books by logging in with your WI-FI Username and Password.

When some resources require an common username and password to log in, kindly contact me on migsuranga@kln.ac.lk

Theses & Dissertations

Reading other researchers' theses can help you in your own thesis writing process and you can find out who has written about your topic and how they approached it.
Researchers who are looking for theses and dissertations published by postgraduate students and faculty of University of Kelaniya are allowed to view the Abstracts of the submitted Theses and Dissertations by accessing the Digital Repository of the University. The collection of the Theses and Dissertations are placed in the Ceylon Room of the Main Library (3rd Floor, New Library Wing).

The following databases provide free access to thousands of dissertation and thesis abstracts from universities around the world, and links to full text when freely available.
Login required (but you can make an account):

Past exam papers

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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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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