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Sri Lanka Campus


Edith Cowan University (ECU) Sri Lanka is located in Sri Lanka's capital city, Colombo.

The Library provides support and information services for enrolled students.

You'll find an up to date collection of textbooks and printed media related to your courses as well as access to a large collection of online resources.

The combination of on-campus and online support contribute to the creation of a supportive learning environment at ECU Sri Lanka.

Online resources

Students can access a wide range of online resources which are curated and maintained by the expert Library team. They’re designed to support you in your studies.

The resources relate to:

  • accessing the online collections
  • finding and evaluating information
  • using technology to learn and communicate

Some of the main resources available to you are explained below. Simply click on the link for each item to get started.


Search for eBooks, journal articles and other resources online. Start by typing your query into the search bar using keywords, titles or authors to explore the Library’s collection of items. For help doing basic searches in WorldSearch, please watch the video. For more advanced searching tips, have a look at our Information Essentials guide.


For accessing more subject-specific information sources, such as journals and eBooks, go directly to the database through the A-Z database list. You can search content across many areas of study, and choose to search alphabetically or by subject type. If you would like to know the specific databases in your subject area, go to our Subject Library Guides.

Study Essentials

There are a number of online guides and modules that will help you study successfully:

Using eBooks

eBooks are books that can be borrowed electronically from ECU Library. Watch this video that guides you through how to successfully access eBooks online.

Library Guides

The Library Guides are a series of online guides created by ECU Librarians. They’re regularly updated to contain up to date information and industry details across a wide range of study areas. The Library Guides for Research Resources and Support for Students are also extremely useful.


For help with referencing, first watch this short video on why referencing is important and then go to our detailed guide on referencing using APA.

Library Workshops

Attend an online workshop on:

  • Introduction to Virtual Classrooms
  • Researching Your Assignment
  • Referencing using APA
  • Using EndNote
  • Introduction to Panopto

Look at the online Library Workshops to see all session times. Click on the Bb Collaborate link to attend the workshop.

Accessing Software

Download free software including EndNote, NVivo and SPSS. (Requires your ECU Login)

Research Online

This is a database containing research outputs produced by staff and postgraduate students of ECU.

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