Responsible Conduct of Research Training for Graduate Students

Montclair State University offers several options for training in research compliance. Topics include: proper citation of other work, plagiarism, research misconduct, intellectual property and copyright, falsification and warranted editing of data, conflict of interest, authorship on manuscripts, and mentor-mentee relationships

  • Graduate Students Web-based Training:

This web-based course is self-paced and provides the full spectrum of responsible conduct of research policies and norms . Case studies highlight RCR issues specific to students. Upon completion of this course students will be provided with a certificate of completion. To access CITI, please follow these steps: go to and register as a new user. Select Montclair State University in the Participating Institutions box. Follow additional instructions available CITI RCR Instructions

  • Graduate Students guest lecture offered by Research Compliance Officer

For more information regarding guest lectures on Research Compliance at Montclair State University, please contact the Compliance Officer at

  • Other resources:

MSU Scientific Research Misconduct

MSU Research Misconduct Policy

Types of Plagiarism in Research

HHS Office of Research Integrity Library of Resources on RCR

Responsible Literature Searching Web Module by Association of Health Science Libraries