Document Type

PowerPoint Presentation

Medical Subject Headings

Ethics Committees, Research; Librarians; Libraries, Medical; Library Services; University of Massachusetts Medical School


Bioethics and Medical Ethics | Information and Library Science | Library and Information Science


The speakers describe their experience serving on the UMass Medical School’s Institutional Review Board (IRB) and how their roles have evolved over the years. They give an overview of the IRB process and discuss their responsibilities in support of the reviewers.

Presented at "Ethics Day: Engaging Librarians in the Responsible Conduct of Research," University of Massachusetts Amherst, October 8, 2010.