NBRO Library

The Library of NBRO houses a wide array of books, standards and periodicals. It also carries published research findings of the scientists of NBRO. The resources available can be referenced by researchers, academics, university students and other interested readers from Monday to Friday between 9:00 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. The library is closed on Saturday, Sunday and other Public Holidays. It does not lend books to individual readers; photocopies are provided at reasonable rates. Please contact Head, Human Resource Management for more information.


Resources available are;

A collection of more than 5000 books covering the subject areas of

  • Environmental Science
  • Geology and Earth Science
  • Air quality and Air pollution
  • Water Resources Engineering and Waste Water Management
  • Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Landslides and Landslides Mitigation
  • Building Material and Building Construction
  • Concrete Technology
  • Marketing and Financial Management
  • Architecture
  • Geography


  • BS
  • ASTM
  • ISO
  • SLSI


  • Journal of the Institute of Engineers, Sri Lanka
  • Journal of the National Science Foundation
  • Journal of the Human Environment
  • Journal of the Geotechnics
  • Journal of the Geotechnics and Geo-environmental Engineering
  • Journal of the Environmental Engineering
  • Journal of the Structural Engineering
  • Journal of the Geological Society of  Sri Lanka
  • Journal of the Geotechnical Engineering
  • Journal of the Civil Engineering
  • Journal of the Environmental Systems Review
  • Journal of the Population and Development Review
  • Journal of the Royal Town Planning Institute
  • Journal of the Soil and Foundation
  • Journal of the Land Use Policy
  • Journal of the Materials Science
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