Welcome to ColomboRaffles Library

OPAC is an online database of materials held by the library. Users search library catalog principally to locate books and other material available at the library.

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Introduction
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The RCB - library acts as the main resource center through which all library development activities are coordinated. RCB-Library is constantly updated to accommodate resource materials relating to new developments in subjects relating to the core teaching and Learning areas. The library is being augmented continuously to cater to the increasing number of students and for the propagation of knowledge.
At RCB Library we are now introducing special services for the students at our college. Student can access to the RCB Library and its developing resources collection with the global updates

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Collections
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At Raffles Colombo, our commitment is to afford our students a high quality education that provides our graduates with well-rounded hands-on learning experience, relevant for a career in design in the Sri Lankan and global industry.
At Raffles Colombo, our commitment is to offer our students a high quality education that provides our graduates with well-rounded hands-on learning experience, relevant for a career in design in the Sri Lankan and global industry.

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Photography Studio
Image 18RCB Library provides a photography studio service for Raffles. student induction cources and Photography Equipment Lending services provided by the Library.
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GALE Database Access
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RCB student now can access GALE Online resources. RCB Library have a good communication with RCDC main Library in Sydney. And we can access RCDC Library shared link .

Further GALE AvademicOneFile, and Lot of GALE resources are accessible facilities provided by RCB Librray joined with eLibrary USA Library in Sri Lanka.

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We are Automated !
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At RCB Library we are now introducing special services for students at our college. Student can access to the RCB Library and its developing resources collection with global updates

Koha is an open source Integrated Library System (ILS), used world-wide by public, school and special libraries.

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William G. Bowen, president of Princeton University from 1972 to 1988, founded JSTOR.[7] JSTOR originally was conceived as a solution to one of the problems faced by libraries, especially research and university libraries, due to the increasing number of academic journals in existence(wikipedia)

RCB Students can access JSTOR through WI-FI. Access

What's the LOC?
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What is the Library of Congress classification system?
The Library of Congress uses an alphanumeric system of classification to categorize and describe books using letters and numbers that correlate with the subject, title, and author information.
Brief History

The Library of Congress occupies a unique place in American civilization. Established as a legislative library in 1800, it grew into a national institution in the nineteenth century. Since World War II, it has become an international resource of unparalleled dimensions. Detail

Training & Induction
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The Raffles Colombo library currently delivers training and induction to new students FD, FM, ID, GD/MMD and Foundation Students. Sessions are advertised and placed on Raffles Notice Board, then RCB Student & Services division (SAS), which should be consulted for further information on the sessions.
The RCB Library offer pre-entry tour for students in response to the level of interest and anticipation, liaising with Department officer to market the tours. The student guide to information services is distributed through student guide and when students first arrive at the library. It contains essential information for getting started with Library and information services.

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LIBRARY FACILITIES
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