C De S Kulathilake Archival and Research Unit
C.D.S. Kulathilaka Archival & Research unit of the Faculty of Music was established in 1990 with main purpose of providing audio & video equipment to facilitate the research conducted by the university and the preservation and continuation of the materials(Audio Visual Archiving) as a cultural heritage, and are vital elements of an institution or a nation’s collective memory, documenting the past, present and future as well as its achievements over the years.
At present the unit is involved in promoting research activities as well as publishing journals annually in addition to the Audio Visual Archiving
- To preserve the heritage of Arts and humanity through Audio Visual (AV) Archiving and promoting research and academic works.
- To provide access to the AV heritage through collection, provision and promotion of access to the AV collections (include sound recordings, film and video, graphic
materials, electronic resources, etc.).
- To provide records management services to the university and preserves and provides access to the institution’s historical records.