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Selected resources on conducting research and communicating research results more clearly and effectively.
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  • Conducting Research (Purdue Online Writing Lab)
    "These OWL resources will help you conduct research using primary source methods, such as interviews and observations, and secondary source methods, such as books, journals, and the Internet. This area also includes materials on evaluating research sources."
  • Purdue University Research & Partnerships
    Overview of research and partnerships at Purdue University, including the University's Statement on Integrity, with links to the many research related units.
  • Research Development (Purdue Office of the Vice President for Research)
    Provides information on services such as proposal preparation, limited submissions, seed grants, grantsmanship events, as well as information on resources such as the Purdue grants process, proposal preparation resources, faculty expertise profiles, funding resources, etc.
  • Research Integrity and Regulatory Affairs (Purdue Office Of the Vice President for Research)
    Provides information on conflict of interest, research integrity, research records, responsible conduct of research, intellectual property, freedom of inquiry, and scholarly communications. Also includes information on human research protection program, care and use of animals, biohazards and rDNA, radiation/lasers, controlled substances, and export control, as well as a link to the Purdue Hot Line.
  • A Guide to the Grants Process at Purdue University (Office of the Vice President for Research)
    "This booklet, created by Research Development staff, includes timely, useful information about resources and processes relating to funding and administering research grants at Purdue. Each chapter also includes tables, side bars and highlighted text areas detailing Purdue-specific information such as websites, e-mail addresses, personnel contacts and important notes."
  • Animal Care and Use
    Information on the Purdue Animal Care and Use Committee (PACUC) and the Laboratory Animal Program (LAP) at Purdue.

Books on Conducting Research

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Clinical research: what it is and how it works. - Lori A. Nesbitt
Call Number: 615.50724 N367c 2004 Veterinary Medicial Library
ISBN: 0763731366

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Designing clinical research. 3rd ed. - Stephen B. Hulley
Call Number: 610.72 D46 2007 Veterinary Medical Library
ISBN: 0781782104
Explains how to choose well-focused research questions and details the steps through all the elements of study design, data collection, quality assurance, and basic grant-writing.

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Explaining research: how to reach key audiences to advance your work. - Dennis Meredith
Call Number: Q223 .M399 2010 Veterinary Medical Library
ISBN: 0199732051
Also available online (click title above)

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Principles and practice of clinical research. 3rd ed. - Gallin, J. I.
ISBN: 9780123821683
Publication Date: 2012
The third edition of this innovative work again provides a unique perspective on the clinical discovery process by providing input from experts within the NIH on the principles and practice of clinical research

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Purina research handbook for veterinary residents: a guide to successful research. - Martha M. Thacker
Call Number: 808.066636 T119p 2000 Veterinary Medical Library (Reserves & Reference)

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Understanding Clinical Papers. 3rd ed. - Bowers, D.
ISBN: 9781118760000
Publication Date: 2013
Also available online - click title above


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