Responsible Communication of Life Sciences Research with Dual Use Potential: A Set of Communication Tools Excerpted from the NSABB's Proposed Framework for the Oversight of Dual Use Life Sciences Research
National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (U.S.)
"One of the major charges to the NSABB [National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity] is to recommend strategies to help ensure that research information with dual use potential is communicated responsibly, in a manner that addresses both biosecurity concerns and the need for open sharing of research results and technologies so that the research can be validated and used for further research. Toward this end, the NSABB developed a set of tools to facilitate consistent decisionmaking about the responsible communication of research information with dual use potential. These tools consist of: 1) A set of principles for the responsible communication of research with dual use potential 2) Points to consider for identifying and assessing the risks and benefits of communicating research information with dual use potential, including options for the communication of such research information 3) Considerations for the development of a communication plan for research with dual use potential."
    Details
  • URL
  • Publisher
    National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (U.S.)
  • Date
  • Copyright
    Public Domain
  • Retrieved From
    National Institutes of Health (U.S.). Office of Biotechnology Activities: oba.od.nih.gov/
  • Format
    pdf
  • Media Type
    application/pdf
  • Subject
    Public health

Citing HSDL Resources

Documents from the HSDL collection cannot automatically be added to citation managers (e.g. Refworks, Endnotes, etc). This HSDL abstract page contains some of the pieces you may need when citing a resource, such as the author, publisher and date information. We highly recommend you always refer to the resource itself as the most accurate source of information when citing. Here are some sources that can help with formatting citations (particularly for government documents).

Worldcat: http://www.worldcat.org/

Indiana University Guide: Citing U.S. Government Publications: http://libraries.iub.edu/guide-citing-us-government-publications
Clear examples for citing specific types of government publications in a variety of formats. It does not address citing according to specific style guides.

Naval Postgraduate School: Dudley Knox Library. Citing Styles: http://libguides.nps.edu/citation
Specific examples for citing government publications according to APA and Chicago style guides. Click on the link for your preferred style then navigate to the specific type of government publication.

Scroll to Top