Academic Integrity and Intellectual Property (Chapter 8) from the Handbook for Graduate Students and Advisors
Division of Research Safety Find here campus policies and guidelines on biological safety, chemical safety, radiation safety, general lab safety, regulated waste, among other related information.
FAQ’s for Educators on Intellectual Property, Copyright, and Plagiarism
Guide for the Biologist bibliography of career, research, writing, grants/funding, teaching, lab, safety, and other resources for biologists in the Biology Library
Office of Technology Management (OTM)
OTM Faculty Services
OTM provides information, guidance, and education regarding patent, copyright, and trademark law, as well as University policies, procedures, and related intellectual property issues ... [and] participates in the development and clarification of institutional intellectual property policies that address issues related to the University's research and technology commercialization activities." Includes Intellectual Property Primer, Invention Disclosure Process and related forms, and related University policies.
Policy and Procedures on Academic Integrity in Research and Publication from the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Division of Animal Resources Training Program in Laboratory Animal Care and Use module
Division of Research Safety Institutional Biosafety Committee Approval of the Biological Safety Committee is required to work with any transgenic animals, human or animal pathogens, nonhuman primate or wild animal materials.
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
IACUC Policies Pertaining to the Care and Use of Animals in Research and Teaching
IACUC Training Resources
IACUC Forms Find necessary forms to apply to do research involving animals, to apply for hazardous chemicals in animals, and other requirements to do research with animals. For more information, contact the IACUC by phone at 333-7789 or email email@example.com.
Responsible Conduct of Research from The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR) provides information about responsible oversight of research human subjects; animals; laboratories; materials (biological, chemical, radiological) including transportation; patents, copyrights, licenses, etc.; among other related aspects.
Responsible Professional Conduct: Guidelines for Teaching, Research, and Service from the Academic Staff Handbook 2002-2004
UIUC Division of Research Safety is the campus entity that assists in "identifying and managing biological, chemical, and radiological hazards in order to reduce the risk of harm to the campus community and the environment."
UIUC Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the Protection of Human Subjects
“Any research involving living humans, human tissues, or humans' records that is conducted by any employee or agent of the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (UIUC), or otherwise conducted at or sponsored by the UIUC, requires IRB review, irrespective of the risks, scope, funding, or location of the research..” From Investigator Handbook Part I. Research Subject to Institutional Review Board (IRB) Review. A. Scope of the IRB Review.
UIUC IRB Human Subjects Research and Course Projects See also From Investigator Handbook Part I. Research Subject to Institutional Review Board (IRB) Review. D. Research Conducted in Courses.
University of Illinois Policy and Procedures on Academic Integrity in Research and Publication
American Intellectual Property Law Association
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
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Copyright from UIUC Library Information Literacy Services and Instruction
UIUC Copyright Compliance Statement
Copyright Information and Copyright Compliance Statement from the UIUC Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) Covers general, personal, and classroom use of copyrighted materials. Plus links to lots of other University of Illinois information on copyright and fair use, including electronic reserves, Internet/computer technologies, etc.
Center for Intellectual Property and Copyright in the Digital Environment
Copyright Basics from the Library of Congress U.S. Copyright Office
Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) is the world's premier provider of copyright licensing and compliance solutions for the information content industry ...... [an] intermediary between copyright holders and content users, facilitating the exchange of reuse rights and royalties through a wide range of licensing services" (From Corporate Overview http://www.copyright.com/ccc/do/viewPage?pageCode=au1. See their publications "Campus Guide to Copyright Compliance for Academic Institutions" (guidelines and resources concerning copyright for campus institutions) and "Using Electronic Reserves: Guidelines and Best Practices for Copyright Compliance."
THE CAMPUS GUIDE TO COPYRIGHT COMPLIANCE For Academic Institutions
Copyright Clearance Center (CCC): News
Press releases and articles about CCC, including CCC copyright infringement lawsuits
Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States, 1 January, 2006 provided by Cornell's Copyright Training Center.
Chart was first published in published in Peter B. Hirtle [Intellectual Property Officer, Cornel University Library], "Recent Changes To The Copyright Law: Copyright Term Extension," Archival Outlook, January/February 1999. This version is current as of 6 July 2004. The most recent version is found at http://www.copyright.cornell.edu/training/Hirtle_Public_Domain.htm. The chart is based in part on Laura N. Gasaway's chart, "When Works Pass Into the Public Domain," at http://www.unc.edu/~unclng/public-d.htm, and similar charts found in Marie C. Malaro, A Legal Primer On Managing Museum Collections (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1998): 155-156. A useful copyright duration chart by Mary Minow, organized by year, is found at http://www.librarylaw.com/DigitizationTable.htm. See also Library of Congress Copyright Office. Circular 15a, Duration of Copyright: Provisions of the Law Dealing with the Length of Copyright Protection (Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 2004) http://www.copyright.gov/circs/circ15a.pdf"
Library of Congress Copyright Office
Title 17, Section 107 of the US Code - Limitations on exclusive rights: Fair use from the Legal Information Institute, Cornell Law School
Copyright & Fair Use from the Stanford University Libraries
Copyright – An Overview from the Cornell University Law School Legal Information Institute (LII)
Copyright Training Center from the Cornell Copyright Information Center - a collaboration of the Cornell University Library, Cornell Information Technologies, Office of Technologies, Office of University Counsel, and The Cornell Store.
Copyright News and Pending Legislation from the Cornell Copyright Information Center - a collaboration of the Cornell University Library, Cornell Information Technologies, Office of Technologies, Office of University Counsel, and The Cornell Store.
Fair Use of Copyrighted Materials from the University of Texas System, which includes a crash course
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Student Code: Article 1. Student Rights and Responsibilities: Part 4. Academic Integrity
UIUC University Web-based Ethics Training Program This program includes ethical scenarios with multiple choice answers and cartoons. Ethics help-line phone number: 866-758-2146. Contact Richard O. Traver, University Ethics Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org, with questions and comments.
University of Illinois Handbook for Good Ethical Practice from the University of Illinois Ethics Officer
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University of Illinois Policy and Procedures on Academic Integrity in Research and Publication (III. 2. Plagiarism)
Student Code: Article 1. Student Rights and Responsibilities: Part 4. Academic Integrity. 1-402. Infractions of Academic Integrity. d. Plagiarism
Plagiarism from UIUC Library Information Literacy Services and Instruction
Avoiding Plagiarism from the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL).
Avoiding Plagiarism from The Writing Place at Northwester University
Plagiarism Prevention for Students tutorial from Cal State San Marcos Library
Plagiarism: What It is and How to Recognize and Avoid It from Writing Tutorial Services at Indiana University
Quoting and Paraphrasing Sources from The Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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Citation Format Resources (See also Citation Management Resources )
APA Style - Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 5th edition (2001) Several locations; Call number: 029 Am4p2001
APA -- Citation Styles Handbook from the UIUC Writers' Worskshop: The Center for Writing Studies
APA Citation Guide from the Ohio State University Libraries
APA Documentation from The Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
APA Exposed - Everything You Wanted to Know About APA Format but Were Afraid to Ask from HArvard Graduate School of Education
APA Style Citations (American Psychological Association from the University of California Berkeley Library
Free online resource that creates APA reference formating of your citation for common print and electronic resouces. Courtesy of David Warlick's Landmarks Project.
From the electronic book, Online! A Reference Guide to Using Internet Sources (2003)
Included in Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 5th edition (2001) and the APA Style Guide to Electronic References, June 2007
Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers. 2nd edition. Published by the National Library of Medicine. Includes how to cite blog entries and wikis.
Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition (2003) online!! Several print locations; Call number: 655.25 C43m2003
Chicago Manual of Style Guide from Ohio State University Libraries
From the University of California Berkeley LibraryUsing Chicago Style to Cite and Document [ Internet] Sources from the electronic book, Online! A Reference Guide to Using Internet Sources (2003)
Scientific Style and Format: The CBE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers, 7th edition (2006) Biology Reference [non-circulating]; Call number: 029.6 C76S2006
CBE Citation Guide from Ohio State University Libraries
Provided by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Writing Center from the Council of Science Editors (before 2000, the Council of Biology Editors) who publish Scientific Style and Format: The CBE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers, 6th edition (1994). Includes guidelines for citation-sequence system and the name-year system.
From selected electronic book chapters, Online! A Reference Guide to Using Internet Sources (2003) [ print copy (2000) available in Communications Library, Call number 025.04 H229o2000 - ISSN 031224357X ]
Assembling a List of Works Cited inYour Paper from Duke University Libraries Guide to Library Research
DOI Lookup from CrossRef, the the official DOI® link registration agency for scholarly and professional publications. Use DOI Lookup from for untagged book, book chapter, or journal article references from one citation or a list of citations.
Guide to Citation Styles [and so much more]
Links to information about citation styles, including instructions to basic legal citation and Uncle Sam (government publications citation formats).
Central Reference: Citation Style Manuals
Citing and writing resources, including Chicago / Turabian and CBE, provided by the UIUC Central Reference Services
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Citation Management Resources
Utilize the power of citation management resources to organize and use your references. Most major bibliographic databases allow you to export selected citations into citation management resources, such as RefWorks and EndNote. You can then insert these citations into your Word document as well as create a bibliography in any of several formatting styles.
RefWorks is a Web-based resource provided by the University Library and Campus Information Technologies and Educational Services (CITES) for UIUC affiliates with access through any campus Library Web page. Campus affiliates will need to register (for free) for an Individual Account that can be accessed from any computer with login. See "RefWorks at UIUC" below for complete details.
RefWorks at UIUC Links to information about RefWorks, creating an Individual Account, etc.
RefWorks Link to RefWorks (for campus affiliates only)
EndNote is a client-based software product that must be loaded to your computer. It must be purchased and then loaded onto your computer. Check with your department to see if EndNote is provided through your department. If not, UIUC affiliates can acquire EndNote at a discount through the UIUC SoftWare WebStore. For more information, the see the Campus Information Technologies and Educational Services (CITES) Guide to SoftWare.
Endnote product homepage at Thomson
UIUC EndNote Support Information from UIUC Library Biotechnology Information Center. Includes links to connection files with instructions. Also provides instructions for importing references from OVID and Web of Science databases.
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NIH Funded Research Policy
See the NIH Public Access Web site for an overview of this policy, how to comply, and other details. For contining developments in scholarly communication issues, subscribe to the University Library's Scholarly Communication Blog.
The NIH Public Access Policy requires that
"all investigators funded by the NIH submit or have submitted for them to the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed Central an electronic version of their final, peer-reviewed manuscripts upon acceptance for publication, to be made publicly available no later than 12 months after the official date of publication: Provided, That the NIH shall implement the public access policy in a manner consistent with copyright law."
Writing / Writing Labs
UIUC Writers' Workshop Check out the Bioscience Satellite-- 135 Burrill Hall: 333-6774
http://www.bartleby.com/ Many classic reference works are available for free here: Strunks Elements of Style, Roget's II: The New Thesaurus, Columbia World of Quotations, and Familiar Quotations.
Columbia Guide to Online Style
Dictionary.com "is a multi-source dictionary search service produced by Lexico Publishing Group, LLC."
The Elements of Style (1918) by Willima Stunks, Jr. via by Bartleby.com. The classic guide to usage, composition, and form for the English language.
Meriam-Webster Online dictionary and thesaurus.
National Association of Science Writers
Online Writing Lab Professional Writing Handouts and Resources from Purdue University Online Writing Lab
Scientific Writing and Publishing Aids from University of Michigan Taubman Medical Library
Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals [aka the Vancouver Style]: Writing and Editing for Biomedical Publication from the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors
The Writing Center at University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Writing Place: Resources from Northwestern University
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Research Process Guide from UIUC Library Information Literacy Services and Instruction
Evaluating Internet Sources
A Guide to Evaluating Web Sites for Research
Evaluating a Web Site Checklist from Biology Library
Evaluating Internet Resources
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Pronunciation of Biological Latin Provides identified rules that describe the traditional English pronunciation, including taxonomic names of plants and animals.
Gotch, Arthur Frederick. 1996. Latin Names Explained: A Guide to the Scientific Classification of Reptiles, Birds & Mammals. New York : Facts on File. Call no. 596.014 G711L19; Biology Reference (non-circulating)
Gotch, Arthur Frederick. 1979. Mammals, Their Latin Names Explained: A Guide to Animal Classification. Poole [Eng.] : Blandford Press. Call no.: 599.0014 G71M; Biology Reference (non-circulating)
Stearn, William T. 1995. Botanical Latin: History, Grammar, Syntax, Terminology, and Vocabulary. 4th ed. Portland, Or. : Timber Press. Call no.: 470St3b1995; Biology Reference (non-circulating) Note: A very nice chapter on pronouncing Latin.
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