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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.

The Library team maintains a wide range of online resources 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


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.

See Using ECU Worldsearch and Information Essentials guide for advanced searching tips.

Using eBooks

ECU Library has a large collection of eBooks that can be accessed online at any time, and can be downloaded for later offline viewing.

See eBooks Library Guide and Using eBooks for more information.


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.

Refer to the Subject Library Guides to find the specific databases for your subject area.

Study Essentials

Library Guides

The Library Guides are a series of online guides created by ECU Librarians.

The guides contain up to date information and industry details across a wide range of study areas.

The Library Guides include:

  • Study area guides
  • Research resources
  • Study essentials
  • Support for students

Library workshops

Online workshops include:

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


Referencing is a standardised way to give credit to the source of your ideas in your work.

This is an essential part of academic integrity, and you will be required to reference in most of your assignments throughout your degree, including oral reports and presentations. Watch our Introduction to References video to learn more.

Download software

A range of free software, including EndNote, NVivo and SPSS is available for download.

Log into the Software Download Service with your ECU email credentials to gain access. You will be required to register as a first time user.

Research online

Research Online is a digital repository of research outputs produced by staff and postgraduate students of Edith Cowan University.

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