Rare Books Collection

The most important and valuable collection held here is the Rare Books Collection. As its name implies, it contains rare books and reports pertaining to Ceyloniana and oriental studies.


Sri Lanka Collection

Since late 1980’s, steps were taken to collect and organize all publications about Sri Lanka and related disciplines in this section. At present, it has about 2000 volumes comprising of documents pertaining to these disciplines.


Archival Collection

With the development of the Sri Lanka collection, it was decided to organize an archival collection comprising of additional copies of important textbooks and similar publications


Theses Collection


Copies of theses presented to the University of Kelaniya and various other universities by the faculty members of this University are organized in this collection. Please note that photo-taking and scanning theses using personal devises are strictly prohibited. 


Named Collections

  Professor D.J. Wijayaratne Collection

  De Lanerolle Trust Collection

  Prof. Nandasena Mudiyanse Collection

  Benedict Dodampegama Collection 

  Professor H.T Basnayaka Collection






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