Responsible Science: Ensuring the Integrity of the Research Process (1992)

Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy

Synopsis: Broad overview and guidance on how the research enterprise should ensure research integrity. The principles and approaches developed in this study still underlie the definitions, standards, and policies related to ensuring responsible research and dealing with misconduct.

SharingResearch Data (1985)

Stephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf, Editors, Committee on National Statistics, National Research Council

Synopsis: Explores advantages of and barriers to sharing social sciences data. Early exploration of the idea of asking researchers to provide a data dissemination plan in their proposals, including “the time of release of data, the means by which the data would be made available and preserved for long-term use, the technical form in which data would be released, the supporting documentation that would accompany the data, what forms of access to confidential or other sensitive data would be provided, and an assessment of the policy relevance and broad research value of the data.”

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