Welcome Note

Welcome to the Library Network of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University. The KDU Library network consists of the Main Library, Southern Campus Library and Faculty libraries of FOM and FAHS and caters to over 4000 readers including both students and the staff of the university. It provides library clients with quality services and access to information, in a learning environment which provides equitable access to the library services for all clients. Books are available in many categories as Engineering, Medicine, Allied Health Sciences, Law, Management, Geography and History, Defence and Strategic Studies, Computing, Built Environment and Special Sciences. We provide digital tutorials and other online resources as well. Our Library is widely open for you all to make your studies success. So we warmly welcome all of you to be with us!



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Digital Repository

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Library Tutorials

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.”

― George R.R. Martin

“Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.”

― Lemony Snicket

“If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.”

― Oscar Wilde

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

― Dr. Seuss

“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.”

― Oscar Wilde

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”

― Charles William Eliot

“I read a book one day and my whole life was changed.”

― Orhan Pamuk

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