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 Processing and Funding

    To outline the University’s policy on processing and funding copyrightable material.

    The University of Delaware recognizes that its faculty and staff, as part of their normal research and other scholarly activities, may develop materials which, in the interest of the author and the University, should be protected by copyrights. Accordingly, it is considered desirable to provide policies and procedures that:

    1. assist faculty and staff in realizing tangible benefits from their creative efforts;
    2. establish guidelines for defining the rights of ownership to materials produced by faculty or staff;
    3. insure control of use, within the University structure, of curriculum material developed at the University by a faculty or staff member;
    4. insure the author against loss of rights of reproduction for non-commercial use of material in which proprietary rights rest with the University; and
    5. provide guidance for safeguarding against loss of proprietary rights through inadvertent public disclosure.

    Related Links

    Copyright and Fair Use Policy

    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: UD Research Office

    POLICY NUMBER (Legacy): 6-07

    ORIGINATION DATE: October 1, 1981

    REVISION DATE(S): June 5, 1989; March 1, 1996; July 1, 2005; January 18, 2008; August 11, 2008

    Policy Source Email


Compliance Hotline
Phone: (302) 831-2792

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