Mrs. Geethani Attanayake

Senior Assistant Librarian

No. o5, Samanpura, Oluganthota, Balangoda, Sri Lanka

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Academic Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Computer Science- University of Sabaragamuwa - Sri Lanka (2001)
  • M.Phil – University of Kelaniya – Sri Lanka (Reading)
  • M.A (Buddhist Studies) - University of Kelaniya (2000) - Sri Lanka
  • B.A. (Sp) University of Peradeniya (1998) - Sri Lanka

 

Professional Qualifications :

  • Diploma in Library and information Science – Sri Lanka Library Association
  • 10 Years work Experience as Academic Librarian

Memberships

  • Scholarly Committee of Libraries (Urban Council – Kotte)Sri Lanka
  • Library Association
  • University Librarians’ Association –Sri Lanka

 

Research and Publications:

Peer reviewed Articles

 

  1. “Digitizing Scholarship: Internet as a Source of Information for Academic Purpose with Special Reference to Buddhist Studies”, Anvesana: Journal of the Postgraduate Institute of Pali & Buddhist Studies, 2011: Colombo
  2. “Research Interest of University Librarians”, Conference Proceedings, Sri Lanka Library Association, 2012: Colombo
  3. “The Pioneer: H.A.I Goonetileke”, World Libraries: Library and Information Science Journal of Graduate School of Library and Information Science Dominican University: Chicago, 2012
  4. Sri Lanka Library Review: Vol. 27, colombo: 2013"Information Seeking in Postgraduate Researches: A study related to Graduates of Buddhist Studies in Sri Lanka"
  5. “Reading interest of student nurses in Sri Lanka – A case study” Indian Journal of Library and Information Science, Red Flower Publication Vol. 06 (1 ) 2012

Unpublished Researches

  1. “Information Seeking Behavior of Postgraduate Research Students Engaged in Buddhist Studies in Universities of Sri Lanka”. MLSc. Thesis: Colombo, 2007.
  2. Reading Interest of Student Nurses in Sri Lanka

Other articles

  1. “The First Printed Book : The Diamond Sutra”; Sarada, University of Sri Jayawardanapura:Colombo, 2012
  2. “Elements of a Research”, Dhamma Vichaya, PGIPBS: Colombo, 2002
  3. “A Great Buddhist Literary Works Commentator: Buddhagosha Thera” Dharmanjali : Commemoration volume; Rev. Narada, D and Rev. Buddharakkhitha (edit) Colombo, 2008

On Going Researches

  1. “Postgraduates Research in Buddhist Studies”: Perspective of an Academic Librarian
  2. “Information Seeking Behavior of Foreign Scholars in a Postgraduate Institute”

Presentations

  1. Bibliotherapy: Through Yasodaravatha ( The story of Yasodara): International Conference- 2012 organized by University of Sri Jayawardanapura and Times Trust
  2. Information Literacy Programs of Universities of Sri Lanka : Do it Illustrate the Best Practices ,NILIS symposium    2013
  3. Bibliotherapy:  An Indirect Treatment  Using Literature: IIM – University of Colombo - International Conference- 2013
  4. Bibliotherapy:  An Indirect Treatment  Using Literature: IIM – University of Colombo - International Conference- 2013
  5. Information seeking behaviour of foreign students in a Postgraduate Institute NACLIS 2013 organized by the Sri Lanka Library Association
  6. Research Interest of University Librarians in Sri Lanka : NACLIS 2012 organized by the Sri Lanka Library Association

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