Introduction of Library


SLIDA Library is enriched with a collection of modern and authoritative publications, specially in the fields of Public Administration, Management, Financial Management, Accountancy, Environmental studies etc. In addition, the periodicals both local and international are available for the use of the training program participants and the faculty members.

The lending and the reference sections of the library is open daily from 07.30 am to 07.30 pm except on Sundays and public holidays. The card catalogue and computerized catalogue are available to assist readers in their search for reference material.Inter-library lending facilities could also be arranged on request.

The Mission of the library to support the Mission of the Institute by providing the state -of- the art services of a knowledge organization needed for effective teaching. Study and research in field of Management studies and Administration.


To fulfill our major goals are enunciated as follows.


    - To provide and maintain a collection of books journals.
    - To develop in the participation of faculty, a collection of resources of the supports the curriculum of the public Administration.
    - To provide access to the collection through cataloging Classification and other retrieval methods.
    - To cooperate with other libraries and related organizations.



The Papers of Lee Kuan Yew : Speeches, Interviews and Dialogues , 1950-2011, Volume 1-10 are available in the Library for reference. Volume Nos 11-20 also will be available for reference soon.

“An Indispensable source for the thinking of one of the seminal leaders of our period”
Dr. Henry Kissinger, former Secretary of States, the United States of America.
For more information contact the Library on +94115980238 or


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