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Policies, Reports, and Policy Statements

Sigma Xi. Honor in Science, New Haven, CN: Sigma Xi, 1984. (Link)
National Academy of Sciences. Committee on the Conduct of Science. On Being a Scientist: Responsible Conduct in Research, 2nd ed. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1995. (Link)
Association of American Medical Colleges. Developing a Code of Ethics in Research: A Guide for Scientific Societies, Washington, DC: AAMC, 1997. (Link)
National Institutes of Health. Guidelines for the Conduct of Research in the Intramural Research Programs at NIH, 1997. (Link)
Institute of Medicine. The Responsible Conduct of Research in the Health Sciences, Washington, DC: National Academies of Science, 1989. (Link)
General Information Web Sites
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Integrity in Scientific Research, 2000. . (Information on five videos on integrity in research.) (Link)
Bird, S, Spier, R, eds. Science and Engineering Ethics, 1995 ff. . (Includes articles on the responsible conduct of research.) (Link)
National Institutes of Health. Research Conduct and Ethics Instruction Materials, nd. (Link)
North Carolina State University. Research Ethics Initiative, 2003. (Link)
Office of Research Integrity. Home Page, 2003. (Link)
Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science. Home Page, 2003. (Link)
RCR Education Consortium. Home Page, 2002-2004. (
Shamoo, AE, ed. Accountability in Research: Policies and Quality Assurance, 1994 ff. . (Includes articles on research integrity and related issues.) (Link)
Additional Reading
Barnbaum, DR, Byron, M. Research Ethics: Text and Readings, Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2001.
Beach, D. The Responsible Conduct of Research, New York: VCH Publishers, 1996.
Bulger, RE, Heitman, E, Reiser, SJ. The Ethical Dimensions of the Biological and Health Sciences, 2nd ed. Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Elliott, D, Stern, JE. Research Ethics: A Reader, Hanover, NH: Published by University Press of New England for the Institute for the Study of Applied and Professional Ethics at Dartmouth College, 1997.
Frankel, M, Bird, S. eds. “The Role of Scientific Societies in Promoting Research Integrity,” Science and Engineering Ethics 9, 2 (2003).
Grinnell, F. The Scientific Attitude, 2nd ed. New York: The Guilford Press, 1992.
Korenman, SG, Shipp, AC. Teaching the Responsible Conduct of Research through a Case Study Approach: A Handbook for Instructors, Washington, DC: Association of American Medical Colleges, 1994.
Macrina, FL. Scientific Integrity: An Introductory Text with Cases, 2nd ed. Washington, DC: ASM Press, 2000.
Penslar, RL. Research Ethics: Cases and Materials, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995.
Resnik, DB. The Ethics of Science : An Introduction, Philosophical Issues in Science, London; New York: Routledge, 1998.
Shamoo, AE, Resnik, DB. Responsible Conduct of Research, New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.
Sigma Xi. The Responsible Researcher: Paths and Pitfalls, 1999.
Stern, JE, Elliott, D. The Ethics of Scientific Research: A Guidebook for Course Development, Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1997.
Whitbeck, C. Ethics in Engineering Practice and Research, Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

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