All work performed in any of the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences’ shared facilities should be acknowledged in scholarly reports, presentations, posters, papers, and all other publications. Proper acknowledgment provides a visible measure of the impact of the Huck Institutes’ shared facilities and is essential for our continued funding.
When to Acknowledge or Provide Co-Authorship
- Include an acknowledgement any time the Microscopy Facility provides services that support your research.
- If a staff member has made a significant intellectual contribution beyond routine sample analysis, please consider co-authorship.
Format for Acknowledgment
Please acknowledge us as “Penn State Microscopy Facility - University Park, PA”
Notify Facility of Acknowledgement
Please notify the Microscopy Facility when your scholarly report, presentation, poster, or paper containing a facility acknowledgement is published. Accurately quantifying the impact of our facility helps to keep the facility open and available.
NIH and NSF Grant Attribution
Language for how our facilities may be described in grant proposals to both the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation can be found here.