This one-hour overview class introduces NIH authors to the major issues surrounding the topic of publication ethics. A foundation of best practices for professional writing will help authors identify and avoid career-damaging mistakes. By the end of the class, participants will:
Identify and understand key science writing ethical issues
Learn how to properly cite another author’s work
Recognize when copyright permission is necessary
Be aware of ethical writing resources and organizations
The class is free and open to NIH staff.
Sign language interpreters and other reasonable accommodations can be provided. If you require such accommodations, please contact the NIH Library Information Desk at 301.496.1080 five business days in advance. For TDD users/callers, please call the above number through the Federal Relay Service at 1.800.877.8339.
The NIH Library in Building 10 serves the information needs of NIH staff and select Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) agencies. The NIH Library is part of the Office of Research Services (ORS) in the Office of the Director (OD).