Introduction of research policy

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Introduction of research policy

  1. 1. Raffles College of Design and Commerce<br />
  2. 2. Researching at Raffles<br />Introduction - NewResearch Policy<br />Your Responsibility<br />Let’s have a Field Trip<br />
  3. 3. Researching at Raffles<br />Raffles Research Policy (effective immediately)<br /> Recognizing the internet as a valuable resource for research activities, and that the problem is in its use and not the resource itself, Raffles has adopted the following policy:<br />You must utilize and reference resources from both the internet as well as physical reference libraries.A listing of these libraries is attached to this document.<br />When referencing resources, Raffles expects that certain acceptable formats are followed. See the attachment, “How to Provide a Reference” and make sure that you use it every time you turn in a paper. See Page 14 of your policy document.<br />Wikipedia should be used as a resource for thinking and organizing only. DO NOT REFERENCE WIKI IN ANY RAFFLES RESEARCH.<br />
  4. 4. Researching at Raffles<br />It is your responsibility to follow the research policy. If you are uncertain seek advice from your lecturer.<br />Your grade may be affected by:<br />Improper use of internet resources<br />Wiki; If you can’t find the reference, don’t use it.<br />Citingthe URL is not considered a good reference.<br />Improper or no referencing used in assessments<br />Plagiarism including cut and paste <br />Your paraphrased work must show through.<br />We are looking for “your thinking”.<br />
  5. 5. Researching at Raffles<br />Field Trip<br />National Library<br />We will all leave from Raffles <br /> by arranged transport<br />27 August 2010 @ 9am (bus will leave at 9:15am)<br />Trip is mandatory and makes up for the 11 week of classes.<br />We will have a guided tour of the library and learn about available resources.<br />This is an opportunity to ask questions of library personnel. <br />
  6. 6. National Library<br />First floor<br />Data Search Room - library catalog<br />Exhibition room<br />Periodicals and newspapers<br />Photocopying service<br />Second floor<br />Social science and linguistics (Room 204)<br />Science and applied science (Room 205)<br />Philosophy, religion and general collection (Room 213)<br />Third floor<br />Arts, literature, geography and history (Room 302)<br />Books about Thailand and China (Room 303)<br />Difficult to find books (Room 313)<br />Microfilm and microfiche (Room 308)<br />Tapes, maps and photos (Room 314)<br />
  7. 7. National Library<br />Fourth floor<br />Writing and inscriptions (Room 402)<br />Periodicals and magazines<br />Documents, periodicals and newspapers in Chinese (Room 403)<br />Fifth floor<br />Thesis collection<br />Ancient Thailand research<br />
  8. 8. Researching at Raffles<br />Other resources<br />Maruay Library in the Stock Exchange will reopen in approx. 2 months. We will keep you informed.<br />Public Libraries – 17 branches<br />

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