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Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Chemical & Biological Engineering Reference Guide: Scientific Ethics

This Guide contains Chemistry and Chemical & Biological Engineering resources and information. Links below provide a starting place for your research project.

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Scientific Ethics

On Being a Scientist: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in Research

From the National Academies press. Presents an overview of ethics, plagiarism and trust in science.

ACS Ethical and Professional Guidelines

Great resources about professional guidelines, code’s of conduct, and integrity.

ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific Information

Short discussion about ethical guidelines in research and scientific publications.

Fundamentals of Ethics for Scientists and Engineers

Includes many real life case studies

Scientific integrity : text and cases in responsible conduct of research

Contains discussions about ethics, authorship, peer-review, ownership of data, and scientific record keeping.