Responsible Conduct for Research Resources

The Office of Research Integrity at the United States Department of Health and Human Services has identified "areas of importance" in the responsible conduct of research (RCR). 
Below are some suggested resources and tools in the ethical and responsible conduct of research. You'll find additional links for instructors at the bottom of the page. If you're interested in requesting a workshop on one of these topics, please contact us.


Office of Research Integrity: Plagiarism

Penn State Teaching and Learning with Technology

Penn State iStudy for Success!

Purdue OWL: Plagiarism Overview

Purdue OWL: Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing

Publication and Authorship

Resources for Research Ethics Education: Authorship

Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

Authorship Issues (Penn State PubHub)

Defining the Role of Authors and Contributors

Human Subjects Research

HHS: Office for Human Research Protections

PRIM&R: Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research

Animal Research 

Penn State: Animal Resource Program

Animal Resource Program: Related links

For Instructors

What is Ethics in Research & Why is it Important?

ORI's Introduction to the Responsible Conduct of Research

Counsel of Graduate Schools

American Association For the Advancement of Science

NIH Research Ethics

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science

Infographics:  Research Misconduct Teaching and Learning Tools

Interactive Resources

ORI's RCR Casebook:  Stories about Researchers Worth Discussing

ORI's "The Lab:" Interactive Movies on Research Misconduct 

ORI's "The Research Clinic"

Research Cases for Use by the NIH Community