ARL has published Responsible Conduct of Research Training, SPEC Kit 336, which examines research libraries’ participation in institutional efforts to train faculty, staff, students, and other researchers in the principles of responsible conduct of research (RCR) and ethical research practices. The survey includes questions on the institution’s training activities, on training roles currently undertaken by librarians, and on librarians’ willingness to expand instruction into the arena of responsible conduct of research.
The SPEC Kit includes examples of RCR websites, citation management guides, and RCR workshop and tutorial materials, and information about academic integrity and plagiarism, using copyrighted materials, data management, and research animal welfare.
SPEC Kit 336, Responsible Conduct of Research Training
Michelle Leonard and Denise Beaubien Bennett
September 2013 • 152 pp.
SPEC Kit 336
ISBN 1-59407-906-4 • $50 • Password or IP access
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