BIOGRAPHY

Mrs. W.P. Gayani Lasantha Perera currently serves as an Senior Assistant Librarian at the Main Library, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Mrs. Perera received her BA degree (Hons, First Class) in Library and Information Science from the Faculty of Social Sciences, the University of Kelaniya in 2007. She has also completed her Master of Science in Information Technology from the Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa, with a research component in the area of open-source library automation software.

Also She has completed Master of Social Sciences in Library and Information Science from the Faculty of Graduate Studies, the University of Kelaniya with a research component in academic library support for e-learning in University of Kelaniya.

Qualifications, Fellowships and Certifications

  • B.A (Hons. In Library & Information Science ) 2007

    Faculty of Social Sciences,University of Kelaniya.

  • Master of Science in Information Technology 2017

    Faculty of Information Technology,University of Moratuwa.

  • Master of Social Sciences in Library & Information Science 2019

    MSSc

    Faculty of Graduate Studies,University of Kelaniya


Positions


  • Present2019

    Senior Assistant Librarian

    The Library, University of Colombo

  • 20192014

    Assistant Librarian

    The Library, University of Colombo


  • Present 2020

    Member - Web and IT committee, University of Colombo


  • Present 2014

    Member - University Librarians' Association of Sri Lanka


  • Present 2020

    Corporate Member- Chartered Librarian - Sri Lanka Library Association

  • 2020 2014

    Non Corporate Member - Sri Lanka Library Association

  • Now 2014

    Committee member of the Library architecture, Interior design and Library furniture design of Academic Libraries in Sri Lanka,

    Sri Lanka Library Association.