All staff members, external PhD's and guests of the Institute for History are kindly requested to familiarize themselves with the standards for academic integrity at the Institute for History.
- VSNU Netherlands Code of Conduct for Academic Practice. This is a comprehensive document on principles and best practices in teaching and research. Includes examples of how ethical dilemmas can manifest themselves in practice.
- Leiden University Code of Conduct. This document focuses on standards of behaviour in staff-student relationships.
- Leiden University guidelines on plagiarism
- Leiden University Library guidelines on data management
- Responsible Research Data Management and the Prevention of Scientific Misconduct. This paper by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (Koninklijke Nederlandse Academie van Wetenschappen, KNAW) is downloadable at the bottom of the web page, under ‘Beschikbaar als pdf.’
- Leiden University Regulations on Academic Integrity. This document provides information on the procedures for reporting suspected breaches of integrity to the university’s Academic Integrity Committee.
- National Board for Research Integrity. After an issue of academic integrity has been formally addressed at the institution in question, if the individual(s) and/or the institution involved wish to pursue the matter further, they can take it to the National Board for Research Integrity (Landelijk Orgaan Wetenschappelijke Integriteit, LOWI).
- Leiden University Ethics Committee for Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) (written in Dutch; a revised, English edition is forthcoming). Beyond the vetting of European grant applications mentioned in the regulations, the committee’s duties more broadly include offering advice and feedback on ethical aspects of research, to practitioners and other parties.
- Leiden University confidential adviser on academic integrity
The European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity, published by the European Science Foundation.
On Being a Scientist: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in Research, published by the National Academies Press (USA).
The Singapore Statement on Research Integrity, drawn up after the 2nd World Conference on Research Integrity. This useful document provides a single-page overview of issues and considerations.
The Montreal Statement on Research Integrity in Cross-Boundary Research Collaborations
drawn up after the 3rd World Conference on Research Integrity. Another useful, brief outline of issues, with special attention to research collaborations.