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NACLIS 2017 - 29th June 2017
NACLIS 2017 - 29th June 2017
NACLIS 2017 - 29th June 2017
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NACLIS 2017 - Presentation of Conference Proceedings
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NACLIS 2017 - 29th June 2017
NACLIS 2017 - 29th June 2017
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Call for Papers First Announcement

National Conference on Library and Information Science 2018 (NACLIS 2018) will be held on 28th June 2018 in Colombo. This conference is organized by the Sri Lanka Library Association

Theme of the conference is "Make it happen: Transformation of library services for next generation". The conference will focus on hot issues and topics, the latest research achievements, innovative ideas, advanced technology and latest developments related to the theme. To ensure the academic quality of this conference and attract more paper submissions, professionals and researchers of library and information science are invited to submit papers and attend the conference.  >> Go to conference site

Conference Tracks

Contributors are encouraged to submit their works on the following tracks, but not limited to:

  • Connecting with communities
  • Smart libraries for future
  • Reading promotion in the age of "Internet"
  • Library spaces-physical & digital
  • Service delivery models
  • Measuring quality and success
  • Marketing -traditional and new strategies
  • Staff roles and skills
  • Library collection development and knowledge organization
  • Networking and collaboration
  • Digital humanities and library services
  • Creation, curation and preservation
  • Diversity and inclusivity
  • Open access and open education
  • Library science education and disciplinary construction

Submission of Paper

NACLIS 2018 accepts both full papers and abstracts. We accept manuscripts written in English, Sinhala and Tamil. Those who wish to submit their articles in Sinhala or Tamil, should attach a separate abstract in English. All the articles should be sent to Convener of NACLIS through email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Contributors should adhere to the guidelines given below.

Important Dates

  • Deadline for Submission of full paper/extended abstracts: 15th February, 2018
  • Notification of Acceptance: 31st March, 2018
  • Deadline to submit camera ready paper: 30th April, 2018
  • Conference day: 28th June 2018

Venue & Registartion 

It will be notified later

Guideline for Authors

All submitted manuscripts must be original work that is not under submission at another conference/journal/book or under consideration for publication in any other form.Authors have to follow the instructions and format outlined below while submitting their research paper:  

  • Title: Title of the paper shall explicitly indicate the focus of the research work.  Following the title, please include the name, affiliation, and email. 
  • Abstract: Abstract should be informative and not more than 200 wordsfor full papers.
  • Keywords: There should be maximum 6 keywords, of which at least three significant subject indicative keywords shall be provided.
  • Length of Manuscript: Maximum length of the manuscript should be between 4000-6000 words (not more than ten pages of A4 size paper). Extended abstracts can be drafted with a word count not more than 2000 words.
  • Style: The paper shall be in MS-Word format with font type – Times New Roman, font size –12 pts, and line space – 1.5. For Sinhala use FM Abhaya and for Tamil language use Bamini or Baamini.
  • Medium of Manuscripts: The manuscripts can be accepted in Sinhala, Tamil and English. Those who wish to submit their articles in Sinhala or Tamil, should attach a separate abstract in English.
  • Referencing Style: Authors are advised to strictly adhere to APA (American Psychological Association) 6th edition style for both in-text citation and reference list.

Acceptance of Paper

All submissions to the conference will be reviewed by at least two independent peers for technical merit and content. We will remove author identifying information before manuscripts are sent to reviewers. Papers will also be subject to anti-plagiarism check, thus any paper that infringe the intellectual property rights will be rejected. Only the accepted full papers will be published.



Nayana Wijayasundara
Convenor - NACLIS 2018

Refreshment and a conference kit will be provided to all registered participants

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Preparation of SLLA Membership Directory

SLLA is planing to prepare a membership directory of all members of SLLA. All members are requested to fill the membership directory form and send with a passport size photograpgh to General Secretary,  Sri Lanka Library Association,  OPA Centre,275/75, Prof. Stanley Wijesundera Mw., Colombo 07

SLLA Strategic Plan (2016-2022)
The revised SLLA Strategic Plan approved at the SLLA Council meeting in May 2016 has been posted. 
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Newsletter Vol:33 No:04 (Apr-Jun- 2017) released! download

Chartered Librarians List 2017

List of coporate members who are entitiled to take and use the title "Chartered Librarian" (updated 20.06.2017)download

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Code of Ethics 

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