Focus and Scope

Sri Lanka Library Review (SLLR) is an official journal of Sri Lanka Library Association published since 1962. It is a double-blind peer reviewed journal published biannually from 2020. SLLR provides relevant research spanning for the students, researchers and professionals in Library and Information Science field to impart and share their knowledge in the form of high-quality research papers, case studies, literature reviews, concept papers and book reviews.

Publication Frequency

The journal is published biannually.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. There is no embargo on the journal’s publications.

Archiving Policy

This journal is available for LOCKSS harvesting, to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. See LOCKSS harvesting start page.


SLLR is the one of the oldest journals in Sri Lanka dedicated to Library and Information Science which has been published annually since 1962. Since the SLLA celebrated its 60th anniversary, the Publication Committee (2019/20) decided to launch a biannual publication of the SLLR from 2020 onwards with the intention of enhancing the quality of the journal to comply with professional academic standards.

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