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Sri Lanka
October 19, 2016

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A highly talented and qualified Librarian with proven expertise in overseeing the selection and organization of library materials; managing staff and developing and directing information programs and systems for the public; ensuring that information is organized in a manner that meets users' needs. AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Document analyzing

Document maintenance

Specialized in research

Subjective indexing





Excellent reader relationships

Management of libraries

Time Management

Private Equity

Paper cuttings

Record keeping


Computer Skills


PROJECT OFFICER - Document Management System (DMS) Fiji Ports Corporation Ltd March 2015 – September 2015

Create the structure with Seven Main Structure Folders.

Project Management Skills: the key stages of the project done within the set time.

Started “Nanuma” Knowledge Center. ( Library)


Phoenix O& M (Pvt.)Ltd, Barnes Place, Colombo 7. August 2014 –March 2015

Establishment of innovative cataloging and record keeping systems

Analyze users' needs to determine what information is appropriate, as well as search for, acquire, and provide the information.

Help users navigate the Internet so they can search for relevant information efficiently.

Acquire and prepare materials for use.

Oversee the management and planning of libraries: negotiate contracts for services, materials, and equipment; supervise library employees; perform public-relations and fundraising duties; prepare budgets; and direct activities to ensure that everything functions properly.

Read book reviews, publishers' announcements, and catalogues to keep up with current literature and other available resources; select and purchase materials from publishers, wholesalers, and distributors.

Supervise assistants, who prepare cards, computer records, and other access tools that direct users to resources.

Compile lists of books, periodicals, articles, and audiovisual materials on particular subjects; analyze collections; and recommend materials.

Collect and organize books, pamphlets, manuscripts, and other materials in a specific field, such as rare books, genealogy, or music.

Build rare collection of archiving material

Post of Librarian



Address: 5/20, 2nd Lane, Hospital Road,

Maharagama.Sri Lanka

Mobile: +947********




Royal Institute, Havelock Town - Colombo 5 October 2012 –August 2014 Key Achievements

Redesigned library layout to make maximum use of space and collection

Introduced rules and regulations to improve housekeeping and administration of the library

Expanded book collection, created an archive section and created an atmosphere of learning


o Mathematics

o Physics

o Chemistry etc.

Made a presentation to the management and the tutorial staff on the role an efficient and effective library could play in knowledge development and management

Gave leadership helping library staff at other RI locations to upgrade their respective libraries


o Library and overview

o How to update your syllabus

o About sea mammals


Galle International College, Galle September 2012

Undertook a special assignment set-up a library afresh in time for the college inauguration, which included introduction of systems, procedures, library rules and regulations and training operational staff.


Oasis International School, Colombo June 2011 – August 2012 Key Achievements

Set-up a new library within the allocated budget, creating a student friendly ambience for learning

Set-up systems for efficient library management

More than doubled the library inventory by acquiring relevant books/periodicals

Rekindled the interest of students to use library resources

Train the students and teachers to use the library effectively 3


National Museum Library, Colombo - September 1986 – September 1997 Key Achievements

Book about National Museum Library (For my first year dissertation) Categorizing, Cataloguing, Classification, Abstracting, Shelving etc. Introduced Data entry system with key words to the National Museum Library - 1989

Prepared Indexes:

Dutch period (covered all sections)

Puberty in Sri Lanka.

Matrimonial systems in Sri Lanka

Housing systems in Sri Lanka.

‘Hevisi’ (drumming systems in Sri Lanka)

Ayurveda medicine in Sri Lanka (with Ola manuscripts)

Water transport systems in Sri Lanka

Government publication in Sri Lanka

Update Periodical sections:

Foreign and local

Paper cutting indexes with 147 headings

Other Information:


DMS training at Informatics 2014

(OminiEDoc: A fully Integrated Document Management System)

Sri Lankan Library Association

Certificate in Library Automation-2012

Sri Lanka Library Association

Certificate in Library Science -Documentation & Information Science -1992

University of Kelaniya

Diploma in Library and Information Science -1987



Data maintenance and accuracy

Responsible for project progress documentation and updates

Can communicate effectively and build relationships with readers

Ability to constantly be on the outlook for new development opportunities 4


Able to work well under pressure, prioritize workload and work to deadlines

Can work on own initiative

Excellent written and verbal skills

Reliable and punctual

Passionate about reading material and gaining knowledge

Having a high level of intellectual curiosity

Willing and able to travel around the world independently REFEREES

Mr.Bandula Karunarathne

Judge of the High Court

Civil Appellate High Court

Gampaha - Sri Lanka

Mobile: +94-77-33-16-329

E mail:

Mrs. Nilanthri Perera

Former Principal at Royal Institute –

Havelock branch

Visiting Lecturer (English) – University of


Visiting Lecturer (English) – Open University

– Colombo

#122 D, Horahena Road,


Mobile: +94-77-77-84-214


I certify that the above particulars are true and accurate to the best of my knowledge. Yours faithfully,

Anoja Renuka Serasinghe Date: Friday, September 30th, 2016

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