National Science Library and Resources Center
NSF maintains data bases under three sub categories to provide efficient data to general public who requires scientific data and administrative data. Three categories are namely NSF publications, Sri Lanka scientific literature and international data bases. Under each and every sub categories divided into certain categories to enhance efficiencies and reduce the complexity of the viewers. As the National Focal Point for the dissemination of Science & Technology (S&T) Information in the country, the National Science Library and Resource Center (NSLRC) of the NSF provides an efficient information dissemination service to the scientific community using information communication technologies through strengthening of linkages and networks, by carrying out necessary programmes to foster the interchange of scientific information among scientists in Sri Lanka and foreign countries, by serving as the National repository of Science & Technology Literature and by facilitating an efficient Science and Technology information services through training of library professionals and provision of technical assistance.
The efficiency of the information service is enhanced through a network (Sri Lanka Science & Technology Information Network) operated among more than hundred (130) S&T libraries in the country.
All the data can retrieve through http://www.nsf.ac.lk/ à Information Services
NSF handles few critical scientific application and those are Java and Linux base applications.
- DL – Dspace
- Vinasis – JSIS
- DBS – Sql DB for attendance
In addition to that, NSF provides few services to national science audience. Those services categorize under five sub categories.
Sri Lanka Scientific & Technical Information Centre (SLSTIC) of the National Science Foundation was identified as the national focal point of Information networks on Science and Technology.