More resources: website and papers on research ethics for social-sciences and humanities

General guidelines

EU RESPECT guidelines (including potential dilemmas that may arise for researchers).

ESRC core principles, and guidelines for ethical research.

British Psychological Society standards and guidelines.

Stanford Ethics Handbook

Ethics in research with children

Ethical Research Involving Children (ERIC) — site with best practices, case studies, issues, reflections on conducting ethical research with children (including internationally).

Ethics and the use of social media data

D’Arcy & Young (2012) Ethics and social media: Implications for sociolinguistics in the networked public

Zimmer (2012) But the data is already public: on the ethics of research in Facebook

Rivers & Lewis (2014) Ethical research standards in a world of big data

Proposed guidelines for the ethical use of Twitter data

Ethics and collecting data through crowdsourcing

Mason & Surrey (2011) Conducting behavioral research on Amazon’s Mechanical Turk

Barchard & Williams (2008) Practical advice for conducting ethical online experiments and questionnaires for United States psychologists

Ethics and collecting fieldwork data

Dipersio (2014) Linguistic fieldwork and IRB human subjects protocols

The San Code of Research Ethics. A set of ethical guidelines created by research subjects for researchers. Sponsored by the EU Trust, a project dedicated to supporting ethical research with vulnerable populations.

Ethics of data sharing

Warner (2014) Sharing of data as it relates to human subjects issues and data management plans

Ethical considerations for deaf populations

SLLS Ethics Statement for Sign Language Research (for discussion)