URL:http://ethics.iit.edu/ Coverage: The Center has placed its extensive collection of codes of ethics on the web. Included are codes of ethics of professional societies, corporations, government, and academic institutions. A literature review, an introduction to the codes, and a userís guide are included. Description: Special features include a Recent Biomedical Ethics Case blog, printable bibliographies, and tools for teaching. Under the topic of Health Care and Medicine, the collection includes American and international codes as well as some of historical interest.
URL:http://www.case.edu/chsl/homepage.htm (Case login frequently required) Coverage: The collections at the Health Center Library cover the life science, biology, dentistry, nursing, and nutrition. The Allen Memorial Medical Library houses clinical medicine and surgery, public health, health services administration, legal medicine, and the history of medicine. The Dittrick Medical History Center in the Allen offers a distinguished collection of rare books, museum artifacts, archives, and images. Description: The combined collections total over 475,000 volumes including electronics and collectibles and over 2500 journal subscriptions both print and electronic within scope. Both libraries are open to the public for in-house use of most materials.
URL:http://case.edu/provost/inamori/ Coverage: Ethics Links includes electronic journals and general reference resources. Description: The purpose of the Inamori Center is to foster ethical leadership around the world. As a beginning to influencing ethical leadership around the world, we seek to create a strong understanding of ethics, ethical thinking, and ethical behavior for all students, staff, and faculty at Case Western Reserve University.
URL:http://bioethics.georgetown.edu/ Coverage: Free Databases: ETHXWeb: over 300,00 references in medicine, biotechnology, law, science and government -- GenETHX: ethics and genetics -- International Organizations (ORGS): listings for over 1600 bioethics organizations -- Syllabus Exchange: over 650 syllabi for bioethics course planning.
Format: Links to directories, full text resources, teaching resources, current news Description: Databases from the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature (NRCBL), and the National Information Resource on Ethics and Human Genetics (NIREHG). Resources in these specialized collections include books, journals, newspaper articles, legal materials, regulations, codes, government publications, and other documents concerned with biomedical and professional ethics.
URL:http://osp.od.nih.gov/ The Office of Science Policy (OSP) advises and supports the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on science policy issues affecting the medical research community, the NIH, and the public. Coverage: The OSP comprises three component offices that support the mission and direction of the OSP and the NIH. They are: Office of Science Policy Analysis (OSPA); Office of Biotechnology Activities (OBA) and, Office of Science Education (OSE). Format: links Description: The OSP participates in the development of new reserch policy and program initiatives; monitors and coordinates NIH activities, including a comprehensive science education program for teachers.
URL:http://www.onlineethics.org Sponsored by the National Academy of Engineering of the National Academies. Coverage: Notable resources include: cases & scenarios; guidelines and codes of ethics from scientific and engineering professional societies from several countries; essays; a case database; and, teaching and evaluation tools. Under development: topical bibliographies and a section devoted to sharing resources. Format: RSS feed multiple Description: Developed in accordance with provisions of the America COMPETES Act (2007), this website provides resources for mentoring and training in the "responsible and ethical conduct of research for undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in their grant requirements."