Researcher Training

LSU contracts with the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) to provide faculty training in both Responsible Conduct in Research and Export Controls. Faculty, staff and students can take courses on general RCR topics as well as topics specific to faculty in Biomedical, Social & Behavioral, Physical Science, Humanities, or Engineering research as well as for administrators who need to understand RCR training. 

  1. Go to https://www.citiprogram.org/
  2. Select New User – Register Here
  3. Under 1: Select your institution or organization, go to Participating Institutions and scroll to Louisiana State University
  4. Under 2: Select your name and password, do so and verify password
  5. Under 3: Enter your Name, input your first and last names
  6. Under 4: Enter your email address, input your LSU email address
  7. Submit form
  8. On the next page you are required to fill out your Language Preference, your Institutional Email Address, your Department (students should put in department of the grant), and your Role in Research
  9. Submit this form, and the next page to come up is the menu for Responsible Conduct of Research training. There are 7 options on this page:
    • Biomedical Responsible Conduct of Research Course
    • Social and Behavioral Responsible Conduct of Research Course
    • Physical Science Responsible Conduct of Research Course
    • Humanities Responsible Conduct of Research Course
    • Responsible Conduct of Research for Engineers
    • Responsible Conduct of Research for Administrators
    • Not at this time, Thank you.
  10. Select the training course that has been approved by the Principal Investigator of the grant you are affiliated with.
  11. On the following page you will be prompted on whether you want to affiliate with another institution. Select NO unless the Principal Investigator for the grant you are affiliated with has told you otherwise.
  12. You will then be brought to the main menu for the training program. Here there is a link to View Louisiana State University Instructions Page. Go to this link and read closely the instructions for completing the courses and getting your certificate of completion.
  13. When you are done with the institution specific instructions, you can close that window and go to My Courses on the Main Menu page and begin the program.
  14. Users can log on and off at any time and normally will take several sessions to complete the training program (roughly 5-7 hours). Upon satisfactory completion of the program, a copy of the completion certificate should be printed out and provided to the Principal Investigator of the grant.
  1. Go to https://www.citiprogram.org/
  2. Select New User – Register Here
  3. Under 1: Select your institution or organization, go to Participating Institutions and scroll to Louisiana State University
  4. Under 2: Select your name and password, do so and verify password
  5. Under 3: Enter your Name, input your first and last names
  6. Under 4: Enter your email address, input your LSU email address
  7. Submit form
  8. On the next page you are required to fill out your Language Preference, your Institutional Email Address, your Department (students should put in department of the grant), and your Role in Research.
  9. Submit this form, and the next page that will appear is the menu to choose your course.  One question will be “Please make your selection below to receive the CITI US Export Control Regulations course”.  Click CITI Export Controls.
  10. You will then be brought to the main menu for the training program. There is a link to View Louisiana State University Instructions Page. Go to this link and read closely the instructions for completing the courses and getting your certificate of completion.
  11. When you are done with the institution specific instructions, you can close that window and go to My Courses on the Main Menu page and begin the program.
  12. Users can log on and off at any time and normally will take a few sessions to complete the training program (roughly 3-4 hours). Upon satisfactory completion of the program, a copy of the completion certificate can be printed out for your files.

Please refer to the LSU Export Control Workshop presentation (pptx).

  1. Go to https://www.citiprogram.org/
  2. If you do not have a CITI account, click Register.
  3. Under 1: Select your Organization Affiliation by typing in Louisiana State University. Click continue to create your username and password.
  4. Under 2: Enter your name and email address.
  5. Under 3: Create a username, password, security question, and security answer.
  6. Under 4: Enter your country of residence.
  7. Under 5: Answer the questions regarding Continuing Education.
  8. Under 6: Answer the required questions. You are required to fill out your Language Preference, Institutional Email Address, Department (students should put in department of the grant), and your Role in Research.
  9. Under 7: Select question 6 in either Biomedical Research Investigators or Social & Behavioral Research Investigators. For the courses you are not taking, you need to check not at this time or no in order to proceed to the training.
  10. Next, you will be brought to the main menu for the training program. There is a link to View Louisiana State University Instructions Page. Go to this link and read the instructions for completing the courses and getting your certificate of completion.
  11. When you are done with the institution-specific instructions, you can close that window and go to My Courses on the Main Menu page and begin the program.
  12. Users can log on and off at any time and normally will take a few sessions to complete the training program (roughly 3-4 hours). Upon satisfactory completion of the program, a copy of the completion certificate can be printed out for your files.

Accessibility for Online Training Systems

Researchers needing assistance with web-based training systems should contact the Office of Research & Economic Development (225-578-5833). Our office will provide any necessary assistance in completing the required online training.

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