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Copyright & Fair Use Policy

Copyright law provides legal protection of "intellectual property" to the original author of the work; it is a federal law and the law does not vary from state to state. Copyright law has five...

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Export Controls Policy

1      Background Franklin & Marshall College supports the AAUP statement that “The common good depends upon the free search for truth and its free exposition. Academic freedom is essential to...

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Financial Conflict of Interest Policy

The federal government requires that the College comply with regulations pertaining to Financial Conflict of Interest in government-funded research and that researchers be trained in these...

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Governing Principles of Research

Relationship to the Objectives of the College The research activities of Franklin & Marshall College should be compatible with the objectives of the College. Freedom of inquiry and publication should...

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Human Subjects Policy

Research Involving Human Subjects Any research involving human subjects that is supported by a federal government grant must be reviewed by the Institutional Review Board unless it is specifically...

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Intellectual Property Policy

Patent Policy of Franklin & Marshall College The objective of the College patent policy is to facilitate the invention, transfer, and application of new technology that promises to be of benefit to...

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Music and Movie Download Policy

Your responsibilities at Franklin & Marshall College with respect to copyright law: COPYRIGHT LAW: The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of...

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NSF Funded Grantees Drug-Free Workplace Policy

The following policy statement can be found in the NSF GPG Exhibit II-3 and is to be reviewed and acknowledged by all NSF grant recipients: Instructions for Certification By electronically signing...

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Research Integrity Policy

1      Policy statement Research, artistic expression, and all forms of scholarly investigation are the modes through which we create new knowledge. Knowledge creation is not the product of...

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Research Use of Animals Policy

Research and Teaching Involving Animals The use of animals in research and teaching is in all cases subject to review by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. The College is committed to...

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Transfer of Credit Policy

All transfer students will be expected to adhere to all graduation requirements listed in the Catalog unless noted otherwise below. Transfer credit is only considered for courses that are completed...

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Withdrawal, Leave, and Readmission Policies

Withdrawal from the College Students who withdraw voluntarily from the College (including those who transfer to another institution) must notify their College House Dean in writing. Students who...

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