General University of Maine Publications

Document Type


Publication Date


Abstract/ Summary

The University of Maine (the University) is committed to fostering an environment in which the highest ethical standards in the conduct of Research and other scholarly activities are maintained. All members of the University community engaged in Research, including faculty, staff and students, are expected to adhere to the highest standards of Research integrity to protect the accuracy and reliability of the Research Record and published results. This Policy applies to all Research and scholarship conducted within the University community, irrespective of discipline or funding source, if any. Individuals accused of Research Misconduct are presumed innocent of any Allegations until the contrary has been established by a final decision reached under this Policy.


publisher's version of the published document

Rights and Access Note

This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. In addition, no permission is required from the rights-holder(s) for non-commercial uses. For other uses, you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s). For more information, contact Special Collections.



Rights Statement

In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.