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Use the links below to find articles, case studies, books, reference sources, journals, and web sites related to the following subjects and areas of interest.

Subject Resource Guides

Academic Ethics Resources

Business & Marketing Ethics Resources

Computer and Information Ethics

Engineering Ethics Resources

Science and Engineering Ethics Bibliographies

Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Ethics in IPROs

Ethics and Psychology

Scientific Research Ethics

Science and Politics

Teaching Ethics

Other Resources by Subject Area

Ethics Across the Curriculum
Includes books, journal articles, videos and other materials on integrating ethics into the classroom.

Ethics Resources Online
Including links to other ethics centers, online newsletters, and case studies on practical and professional ethics.

Modules in Applied Ethics
A series of six short modules introducing some main issues in professional ethics, such as conflict of interest, whistleblowing, and the moral status of loyalty.

Societal and Ethical Implications of Nanotechnology

Codes of Ethics Bibliography

Biomedical Engineering Ethics Bibliographies

The following bibliographies emerged from a project on the ethics of the research, development, and use of visual prosthesis technologies.

Animal Subjects in Biomedical Research
Ethics of the use of animals in scientific research

Communicating Science to the Public
Articles and advice on how scientists should communicate the results of their research with the public

Ethics of Implants
Ethics and examples of visual and auditory implants in humans.

Ethics of Emerging Technologies
Including biotechnology, brain implants, geoengineering, nanotechnology, robotics, and synthetic biology

Informed Consent and Disclosure of Information to Research Subjects
Ethics of informed consent and the need to inform human participants in research of relevant information.

Single Subject Research Design
Ethics and examples of how to design and proceed with a research project that utilizes only one research subject.

Other Ethical Issues in Biomedical Engineering
Articles on the ethics of biomedical engineering.


Ethical Issues in Science and Engineering Research

Authorship, Publication Ethics, & Peer Review
A collection of books, reports and online resources discussing publication ethics in the areas of science and engineering.

Case Studies
Developing and using case studies to teach professional and applied ethics, articles about the case study method, and how to assess the effectiveness of cases in teaching ethics.

Collaborative Science and University/Industry Research Partnerships
Ethical issues in collaborative research and University/Industry research partnerships.

Conflicts of Interest
Discusses conflicts of interest that often emerge in medicine, science, and engineering practice.

Data Management
Online tutorials, guidelines and articles on data management, record keeping and statistics in scientific and engineering research.

Diversity in Science and Engineering
A collection of books, reports and journals looking at diversity in the fields of science and engineering.

Engineers and Legal Issues
Including issues such as animal research subjects, bribery and extortion, acting as an expert witness, intellectual property, human subjects in research, environmental laws, product liability, public safety and standards.

Engineers and Risk
Covers issues of risk identification, risk assessment, risk management, and communicating risks to stakeholders.

Engineering and Social Justice
A collection of books, web sites and articles looking at projects, education initiatives and new directions in the engineering field focusing on social justice in developing communities.

Engineers in the Workplace
Covers engineers working in academia, corporate settings, government agencies, the military and engineers working internationally. Also includes sections on the bidding process and consulting, engineer/client relationships and whistleblowing.

Enviromental Ethics & Sustainability in Engineering
Books, articles, and web resources on sustainable development in engineering .

Mentoring
A collection of guides, case studies and journal articles discussing ethical issues in mentoring and advisor/advisee relationships.

Military Applications of Emerging Technologies
A bibliography covering the use of emerging technologies in military applications, including cyberwarefare, nanotechnology, robots and unmanned vehicles, and human enhancement.

Plagiarism
A bibliography looking at the problem and potential solutions to the prevalence of plagiarism in academic publishing.

Professionalism: Codes of Ethics, History and the Social Responsibility of Engineers
Covers the role of codes of ethics in engineering practice, the history of engineering, and issues of social responsibility.

Other Resources by Subject Area

Ethics Across the Curriculum 
Includes books, journal articles, videos and other materials on integrating ethics into the classroom.

Ethics Resources Online
Including links to other ethics centers, online newsletters, and case studies on practical and professional ethics.

Modules in Applied Ethics 
A series of six short modules introducing some main issues in professional ethics, such as conflict of interest, whistleblowing, and the moral status of loyalty.

Societal and Ethical Implications of Nanotechnology

Codes of Ethics Bibliographies

Use of a Code of Ethics
Articles and case studies on how codes of ethics can be used to evaluate ethical problems and issues.

Writing a Code of Ethics
Articles and advice on how to develop a code of ethics for your organization or business.

Teaching Ethics

Ethics Across the Curriculum Bibliography 
A bibliography of materials, divided by discipline, discussing how to integrate ethics into technical and professional university courses.

Ethics Education Bibliography
An annotated bibliography of key readings and resources on the web for instructors looking to integrate ethics into their professional or technical courses, and institutions looking to develop institution-wide ethics education programs.

Please feel free to use and republish these bibliographies for research and educational purposes. Also, let us know if you would like us to develop a bibliography on a subject area you do not see listed.