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Caltech Faculty Handbook

The Caltech Faculty Handbook contains the By-laws of the Faculty and summarizes the most important principles, policies and administrative procedures of the Institute concerning the faculty and academic staff.  Access to the Faculty Handbook is restricted to on-campus connections.  Off-campus users can access the Faculty Handbook using VPN.

Caltech Faculty Handbook

Chapter 7 of the Handbook contains policies and principles related to the conduct of research, including the following topics:

Classified Work on Campus
Conflict of Commitment
Conflict of Interest
Consulting Activities
Copyrights
Gifts versus Grants
Patents and Licensing
Protection of Human Subjects
Research Involving Vertebrate Animals
Research Misconduct
Royalties from Intellectual Property
Use of the Institute's Name
Sponsored Research
     Principal Investigator Eligibility
     Principal Investigator Responsibility
     Freedom to Publish
     Ownership of Research Data
     Offices Authorized to Submit Proposals/Accept Awards
     Technical Services/Facilities Use (Fee-for-Service)