Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy. On Being A Scientist: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in Research, Third Edition. Chapter on The Treatment of Data. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2009.


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  • The Selection of Data
    Discussion Points

    • Description: Explores the treatment of anomalous data points.


    Alexander, M, Williams, W. A Guidebook for Teaching Selected Responsible Conduct of Research Topics to a Culturally Diverse Trainee Group, Chapter 4: Teaching Materials for Data Management, Sharing and Ownership



    Mini-Survey, Chapter 4: Pages 25-26



    Case DM-1, Chapter 4: page 27



    Case DM-2, Chapter 4: page 29



    Mini-Case DM-A, Chapter 4: page 31



    Mini-Case DM-B, Chapter 4: page 32



    Mini-Case DM-C, Chapter 4: page 33