Collection of Science Library

The Science Library contains 18316 volumes of books, primarily materials in Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science and English. It also contains reference and general reading material for the entire patrons of Faculty of Applied Sciences.

The collection including multiple copies of textbooks is approximately 18316 volumes. The Library is systematized for easy access to the books as described above at main library. The collection of Science Library is now available online at http://opac.lib.seu.ac.lk/

The Science library building is only single floor and renovated building. In order to utilize all spaces available and to provide easy accessibility, we have housed the collection at same floor but in different area as Lending section, Schedule reference section, Reference section, periodicals, Multi Media Unit and Sri Lanka Collection. The sources available in each area is given below.

  • Lending Section has 13627 books for circulation
  • Scheduled Reference Section has 1850 books for overnight use. Reference Section includes 2139 reference materials.
  • Periodical Section has bound volumes of 155
  • Multimedia Unit has 460 CDs, 32 audio cassettes 161 DVDs and 03 video cassettes.
  • Sri Lanka Collection 700


At present, the level of collections of this library is fairly adequate to support the curricula and general reference purposes of faculty members and undergraduates.