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Guidance and procedure: research involving the internet


Research involving human participants falls under the purview of the OHRPP/IRBs, even if data collection takes place over the Internet using methods such as email, listservs, electronic bulletin boards and web surveys. IRB approval or Certification of Exemption from IRB review is necessary whenever conducting research involving human participants.

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World's leading professional association of Internet Research Specialists - We deliver Knowledge, Education, Training, and Certification in the field of Professional Online Research. The AOFIRS is considered a major contributor in improving Web Search Skills and recognizes Online Research work as a full-time occupation for those that use the Internet as their primary source of information.

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