Research Support Resources

Meet With A UROP Advisor

Students can schedule a meeting with UROP (contact to discuss the following:

  • How to prepare to get involved in research
  • Finding a research opportunity at UO
  • Finding external research opportunities
  • Presenting or publishing your research

Responsible Conduct of Research

The Research Compliance Services office at the University of Oregon exists to assist faculty, staff, and students with navigating the complex federal and state research compliance regulations.  Generally, there are three areas that you need to be concerned about regarding compliance:

  • Human Subjects Research: If your research project will involve interaction with human subjects you may need to get Institutional Review Board approval before conducting research.  See the website for more details.
  • Responsible Conduct of Research: Training and education that provides a basic understanding of research compliance and integrity issues.
  • Animal Welfare Services: If your research project will involve the use of animals.

If you have any questions about research compliance you should speak with your faculty mentor first – – they should be able to provide you with the proper guidance. If you are conducting research on your own you should contact RCS directly.

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Subject Librarians

The UO Library has Subject Librarians that are appointed liaisons to the university’s academic departments and programs.  They are available to assists students with accessing information resources that will meet your research and creative scholarship needs.  Find your Subject Librarian:

Research Space

The UO Library keeps a listing of research spaces that are available to UO undergraduate students: 

Research Guides

The UO Library has extensive Research Guides categorized by subject.  These guides include information on getting started in research in specific subject, a list of scholarly/peer-reviewed journals, and much more.  Find the research guide for your subject area:

Citation Guides and Management Software

This UO Library has created a guide that contains a select list of resources for properly citing your sources and avoiding plagiarism: