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Welcome to Japura Library

Our Mission

The Mission is to provide access to the library and information services in an efficient, effective and useful manner to support teaching, learning and research activities of the intellectual community by making resource materials available, and by assisting users to be acquainted with skills in locating information deemed necessary in the modern information age.

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Online Databases, Journals, Articles and Online Resources Provided by the Library with Full Access.

Scholar Bank

Journals, Articles, Documents and Various Publications done by the University Staff.

Online Catalogue

Online Public Access Catalogue to search Books and Materials Housed in the Library Network.

Newspaper Articles Index

Newspaper Article Clipping Collection Index to Easily Find Paper Articles and and Contents.

Latest News and Updates


Ceylon Room study area will be open for studies from 7th to 29th August 2023

Main library Ceylon Room study area (Reading hall in front of the Ceylon Room) will…

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Trial Access for Springer link platform and Nature Platform

Trial access for Springer link platform and Nature Platform will be available for the next…

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Scopus User Awareness Session

Library of Sri Jayewardenepura has organized a user awareness session in collaboration with Elsevier (Publisher…

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Upcoming Turnitin Webinars

1. Turnitin Feedback Studio: Empowering Students to Create their Best, Original Work (FOR STUDENTS) on 10th…

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Library Opening Hours

Opening Hours for General and During Exam Periods.

Laptop Lending Service

Borrow a Laptop to Use it within the Library Premises

Library Layout

Sections and Shelving Locations of the Main Library Premises

Notice to Students


Library, USJ is happy to inform you, provision of remote access to library e-resources through Centre for IT Services (CITS), USJ for the following groups of students.


Applications Forms, Documents and Files

Undergraduate Application

Library Membership Application Forms for Undergraduate Students

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Postgraduate Application

Library Membership Application Forms for Postgraduate Students

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Staff Application

Library Membership Application Forms for Staff Members

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Library Brochure

Services and Information about the University Library Network

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Send your filled applications via readerservices@sjp.ac.lk. Or hand over to the library inquiry desk.

Our Goal

We are one of top ranked University Libraries in Sri Lanka and we provide all the required knowledge, help and support for our patrons.

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Sessions, training programs, presentations and workshops with subject matter specialists.


Millions of both printed and electronic materials at your finger tips for your learning.


Research support unit to get solved your research, thesis and academic queries.

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