The Uva Wellassa University Library was established in August 2006, when the University was formally established in Badulla.UWU Library is one of the central support services provided by Uva Wellassa University. As an information center, the mission of the UWU library is to underpin the University's Mission in building synergies between information, innovation, education and research through an excellent library and information services. The Uva Wellassa University Library plays a major role in the collection development and dissemination of scientific and technical information to meet the present and future needs of the students and staff members. At present, the library is used by over 2000 readers including both students and staff of the University. Library provides quality services and access to information. It also offers teaching and learning environment by providing a wide-range of knowledge with diverse resources. All members of the University can register with the Library and obtain their Library cards. The students'Library cards are issued at the beginning of every academic year. All the students should return the borrowed lending books within two weeks. Reference (SR) books will be issued only for overnight reading. At present, the Library provides different services such as lending, photocopy facility, Research Support Service (RSS), bibliometrics, theses deposit, E-document delivery, UGC-CONSAL service and open access scholarly service. Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) is another facility of UWU library. The library is automated using KOHA open source Integrated Library Management (ILM) software. Web OPAC provides the facility of searching, browsing and reserving physical materials available at the UWU library. With OPAC, the entire library's collection can be searched by author, title, publisher, ISBN, keyword, year of publication, subject and even the call number. Online Document Delivery Service is available for the research purposes of students and staff members. Full research papers from various journals and scholarly databases can be accessed through the URL/DOI of the article. The library is opened throughout the year except the Public Holidays.
|Monday - Friday||8.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.|
|Saturday & Sunday||8.00 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.|
|Reading area||Open in 24 hours daily|
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