BIOGRAPHY

Prasanna Ranaweera MLS, MA, BA, CTHE

Director/ Senior Lecturer,

National Institute of library & Information Sciences, (NILIS)

University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Qualifications, Fellowships and Certifications

  • MLS 1999

    Master in Library and Information Science

    University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • M.A. 1993

    Master of Arts

    University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

  • B.A 1991

    Bachelor of Arts (Honors)

    Education location

  • CTHE 2006

    Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education

    Staff Development Center, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • Workshop 2010

    Information Technology for Information Management

    SAARC Documentation Center, New Delhi

  • Diploma 1996

    Dip. In Advanced English for Administration and Academic Purposes

    University of Colombo

  • Workshop 2006

    IFLA/ALP Information Literacy and Information Technology workshop

    Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand

Positions

  • Present2014

    Director

    National Institute of Library and Information Science (NILIS), University of Colombo

  • 20142005

    Senior Lecturer

    National Institute of Library and Information Sciences (NILIS), University of Colombo

  • 20052000

    Assistant Librarian, Head - Humanities and Management Division

    Library, University of Sri Sri Jayewardenapura

  • 19991992

    Assistant Librarian

    National Library of Sri Lanka

  • 19991998

    Head, Planning Division

    National Library of Sri Lanka