Librarians as partners for promoting a culture of research integrity on campus
This interactive presentation will highlight compliance requirements at the federal funding level, dissect the perceptions of research integrity from the campus communities, and identify ways librarians can partner with the various stakeholders on campus to foster a culture of research integrity through workshops, curriculum development, and scholarship.
Michelle Leonard is the Assistant Director for Education & Training Programs in UF Research. She was previously tenured faculty in the UF Marston Science Library.
Currently Michelle is the Principal Investigator on a federal grant from the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Research Integrity grant to develop research integrity & responsible conduct of research programs to UF and beyond. Michelle is also key personnel two campus NIH grants, SF2UF Bridges, and MARC at UF where she develops RCR seminars for undergraduate researchers.
In 2019, Michelle partnered with the Office of Research to develop a summer long Research Integrity/Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Summer Seminar Series that meets the NIH, NSF, and USDA RCR training requirements.
From 2010-2012, Michelle served as the Principal Investigator for the $298,000 National Science Foundation (NSF)grant project “Gaming Against Plagiarism,” an interactive online game about ethics in the STEM disciplines and has served several times as a grant review panelist for NSF. She developed the 1 credit class FUNdamentals of Research Integrity for the Honors Program, and it now resides in the Center for Undergraduate Research as an asynchronous 8 module program that is required for undergraduate researchers.
Michelle has co-authored a book on assessing collections in libraries and was the lead co-editor of two other books on assessment strategies in technical services, and grey literature management in library collections. Michelle has written numerous peer reviewed articles and presented nationally and internationally on a variety of research integrity topics. Listen to her podcast, The Research Roundtable, where she discusses all things integrity.
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