The periodical section is located on the 4th floor. Nearly 970 journal titles are received from the libraries of University of Colombo. The Central Library maintains periodical collections of Arts, Education, Humanities, Management and Social Science. The medical library receives nearly 200 journal titles and 170 journals titles are available at the science faculty library. Bound/ unbound copies of periodicals are not available for loan, yet available for obtaining photocopies of required information. The periodical section in the central library closes at 06.30 pm on week days and Saturdays.