Resources for Ethics in Research

Responsible Conduct of Research - Teaching Resources

RCR Library Guide
  • Here is a collection of resources faculty may use when teaching RCR to their students.
  • For help locating materials or ideas for integrating discussions about ethical topics into your research group, please contact the Ethics Center Librarian, Kelly Laas, at
Research and Data Integrity (ReaDI) Program- Columbia University
  • The Research and Data Integrity (ReaDI) program includes a wealth of resources applicable to all research teams. Browse resources by stages of the research lifecycle or discipline-specific categories. Resources are available for all researchers (not limited to Columbia University).
Galvin Library- Research Tools
  • Maintained by the Galvin Library. Resources for responsible and ethical research practices.
Research Misconduct Book

"Agreement Compacts" for Working in a Research Laboratory

  • Here is a collection of research mentoring compacts (agreements) from a variety of sources. A written agreement can prevent many problems. Feel free to adopt these research mentoring compacts to suit your situation!

People at IIT Who Can Help With Research Ethics

Outside Resources for Ethics