EVALUATION OF FINAL REPORTS FOR LOCAL PUBLICATIONS
A. All final reports of research projects are evaluated by experts in the field.
B. Evaluators are selected from the list made by the Research and Publications Officer
C. The identities of the proponent as well as the evaluator(s) are kept confidential.
D. Consultations between the proponent and the evaluator(s) are discouraged.
E. Proponent should not seek the identity of the evaluator(s).
F. The Research and Publications Officer forwards a copy of the evaluation report to the proponent.
G. The recommended revisions by evaluators should be incorporated in the final output before the project can be considered completed.
H. In cases where clarification(s) pertaining to the evaluation results are needed, the proponent may write the evaluator through the ORP Research and Publications Officer who will then communicate to the evaluator concerned.
I. The research will be submitted to another evaluator if:
1. The evaluation outcome is poor/not recommended for publication
2. The evaluator has requested that evaluation outcome/assessment be withheld.
J. Reports for publication shall be edited in consultation
with the proponent.
K. All completed research outputs should have passed the 20% threshold requirement of the DLSL plagiarism prevention software. A copy of the threshold report must accompany the completed research output.
PRESENTATION OF RESEARCH OUTPUTS
Upon completion of the project and upon satisfying all the requirements set for a completed project, the proponent shall present his/her research findings during a research forum sponsored by the ORP.
PUBLICATION OF RESEARCH OUTPUTS
A. A completed research project shall be published in the ORP Group of Publications: De La Salle Lipa Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, De La Salle Lipa Journal of Management and De La Salle Lipa Journal of Education, Arts and Sciences. The Editorial Board has the right to refuse publication of a research project if it does not conform to Editorial Board requirements.
B. Proper acknowledgment of the grant should be made in any publication.
C. Intellectual property guarantees (i.e. copyright, patents) and ownership of all DLSL-funded research projects are jointly owned by DLSL and the author.
D. If the research output is produced by two or more persons, they jointly own the copyright, and their respective rights are governed by the Rules of the Civil Code on Co-ownership and the provision on patents and intellectual property rights.