Journal Collection

Subscribed Journals


Currently, the Library subscribes to 7 local and foreign academic journals. We have in our possession Nature journal from 1953,Science journal from 1955 and also the Sri Lankan Scientist from 2018. Older issues can be borrowed for a 1 month period. The latest issue is reference only. The soft copies of journal articles can be requested from the library. Also, when a researcher needs scientific literature updating on a selected topic the keywords can be forwarded to the Library. Monthly or weekly updating can be done depending on the request.



Exchange basis Journals and Newsletters

  • Sri Lankan Journal of Physics
  • Ceylon Journal of Science
  • Microbe
  • JARQ (Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly)
  • Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka. 
  • CSA news
  • Vidya
  • Vidurawa
  • Wildlanka
  • Sri Lanka Engineering News
  • Gaveshana
  • Journal of the Geological Society of Sri Lanka
  • SLIDA Newsletter
  • PGIA News
  • The Sri Lanka Forester
  • Sri Lankan Journal of Tea Science
  • Tea Bulletin


The older, bound journal collection


  • Biochemical et Biophysica Acta 1947-1983
  • The Biological Chemistry 1953-1979
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 1961-1979
  • Annual Review of Biochemistry 1932-1979
  • Methods of Enzymology 1955-1969
  • Advances in Enzymology 1941-1973
  • Annual Review of Microbiology 1947-1979
  • Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 1962-1972
  • Biochemistry 1963-1979
  • The Biochemical Journal 1958-1979