codes of conduct

Karen Wheless kwheless at
Sat Aug 21 16:26:03 EST 1999

> I'm involved in an NSF project on research ethics; one of the things that
> comes out in workshops is that doctors and engineers have a professional
> code, but scientists don't really have a formal code, only a definition of
> misconduct. 

The American Chemical Society has a general code of conduct, as well as
ethical guidelines for publications (which covers authorship, etc.).
The ACS reorganized their web page a few weeks ago, but I think these
links should work:

Karen Wheless

kwheless at

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