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The OUSL Library offers a quick and easy way to locate library materials in one stop across the variety of collections of the Open University library.
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OUSL Library network consists of the Main University Library at Nawala and 08 Regional Centre libraries. The Library network holds a rich collection of books, journals, magazines, statistical reports, etc., and provides a wide range of services for its users

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Access your library account to see your circulation history and to extend your borrowing period.


You can use Wildcard(*) or other search operators(AND/OR/NOT)for the searching. For an example: if you use 'PS*' as search term, the system will result papers which have the word beginning with letters .PS. ( PSF1305/ PSE1305..etc).


In line with the vision and mission of the Open University of Sri Lanka, the library network offers a variety of services to its members to enhance the academic excellence of the university through teaching, learning, and research. The library collection, taking the above functions into consideration, has a direct relationship with overall courses taught at the university. In addition, other reading materials, such as novels, magazines, newspapers, etc. are also housed in the library for your leisure reading. As one of the most important sections in the university, the library seeks all the possible ways to provide relevant, balanced, and timely information sources and resources to fulfill your academic goals, which in return helps the university to produce quality graduates and researchers for society.

Library Notices

February 9, 2023
Trial Access to Springer Nature e-database

The library has received trial access to the Springer Nature e-database, which is a leading global publisher providing researchers with access to millions of scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols, reference works, and proceedings. Access is available to 02 …

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January 17, 2023
Refundable deposit for Postgraduate students

This is to bring to your kind notice that the Library Membership fee (refundable deposit) for Postgraduate students has been increased to Rs.5,000.00 with effect from 1 st of November 2022 onwards. Thank you. Actg. Librarian 21/10/2022

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