Forms, Policies & Procedures

Here you will find a repository of forms, policies and procedures related to research at the University of Delaware. This repository draws on sources throughout campus to provide quick and easy access to these resources in a variety of formats, such as html, MSWord and Adobe PDF. We encourage you to explore and use the tools provided to narrow your search by word, resource type or category in order to learn more about the content that governs research at UD.

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Animal Subjects in Research

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Conflict of Interest
Contracts and Grant Management
Effort Certification
Export Regulations (ITAR/EAR/OFAC)
Human Subjects in Research
Intellectual Property
Internal Funding
Material Transfer
Reporting Misconduct
Research Administration
Research Development
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Policy: General Counsel

Copyright and Fair Use Policy

    The University of Delaware expects all members of the University community to respect copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). Except as allowed by law, it is a violation of this policy and law for University of Delaware faculty, staff or students to reproduce, distribute, display publicly, perform, digitally transmit (i.e. in the case of sound recordings) or prepare derivative works based upon a copyrighted work without permission of the copyright owner.Recognizing that copyright law provides certain exemptions that limit the right of the copyright holder (, this policy provides guidance to University authors using copyrighted material for educational purposes.
    This policy addresses the use of copyrighted material for instructional purposes and applies to all university departments, faculty, staff and students.

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Copyright Processing and Funding

The complete policy and more can be found on the General Counsel’s web site.


Policy Details:

OWNER: Provost

SECTION: Research, Sponsored Program, Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Policies

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: University of Delaware Library

POLICY NUMBER (Legacy): 6-15



Policy Source Email


Compliance Hotline
Phone: (302) 831-2792

UD Research Office
210 Hullihen Hall
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: (302) 831-2136
Fax: (302) 831-2828
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