The Library, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka is pioneered for acquisition, organizing and distribution of knowledge and information to its users. It provides services to the university community such as Undergraduates, Postgraduates, Academic staff members, Administrative and non-academic staff members. In addition the library serves the knowledge and contribution to the researchers and outside community in the region.
The system consists with four branch libraries in different locations and a Main library in a university main premise. Along with the Main Library Applied Sciences library also located near the university and premises. Main library deliver the service to the Faculty of Social Sciences & humanities, Faculty of Management studies while Applied Sciences library serves for their facility for them. The Branch Library located in Puliyankulama near to Anuradhapura town serves to the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences. The Library located in Saliyapura near to the Saliyapura Gajaba Regiment Headquarters serves to the Faculty of Medical and Allied Sciences and it also driven the Clinical Library in General Hospital, Anuradhapura.
The staff of the library consists of professional, paraprofessionals and supportive staffs. The library network holds over 118105 of book titles and about 300 foreign and local journals. These resources are available in both printed and electronic formats. Library has subscribed two online journal databases which can be access full text over 200 journal titles in Medicine and Management disciplines and also serves the e-journal databases that are in under consortium.
Services of the library include,

- Lending facilities
- Reference facilities
- Interlibrary loan systems
- Current awareness programs
- Information Literacy programs
- Workshops and library website maintenance

Useful links for online resources are also provides through the library web site. The library catalogue can be access through Online Public Access Catalogues (OPACs) and University Institutional Repository can be access through Repository link in both University main site and in Library web site.


To be the best academic library in the country that caters to learning, teaching and research in the fields of Agriculture, Applied Sciences, Management Sciences, Medical and Allied Sciences and Social Sciences and Humanities.


To provide information services through highest effective management of resources using best skills and technology for the teaching and learning process at Rajarata University of Sri Lanka


To provide and maintain a collection of books, journals, multimedia and e-Journals that is current and comprehensive in terms of coverage of the various disciplines.

To serve the readers of the library using available information as a supportive and catering manner.

To co-operate with other libraries and library related institutions.

Providing best user services to the users. (To the students and academic staff members)

Providing efficient library services implementing a new library automation system and buildup an Intranet connecting the faculty libraries.

Staff Development through training and recruitment.

Exploit the usage of the library.

Conservation and preservation of the library resources.

To develop the professional skills of the librarians and others of the North Central Province.


Contact Address:

The Main Library,
Rajarata University of Sri Lanka,

Telephone :

Extention: 2400
Fax : +94252266694

E-mail : librarian@rjt.ac.lk

Website : http://www.rjt.ac.lk/library/

Repository : http://repository.rjt.ac.lk:8080/

 Opening Hours :

Lending/Reference (Monday – Saturday) 8.30AM 4.15PM
Special Collection (Monday – Friday) 8.30AM 4.15PM
Periodical Section (Monday – Saturday) 8.30AM 4.15PM
Audio Visual (Monday – Friday) 9.00AM 4.00PM
(Library is Closed On Sundays, Public holidays and Poya days)



Mrs. A.S. Siriwardana