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The Learning Center is designed to assist researchers who are new to WVU, new to human subjects researchers, student-researchers, and others who want specific guidance on the topics listed below. 

Faculty are encouraged to use the videos as a supplement in research methods or related courses. To submit a request for a training topic (video or guidance document), please email

Guides and Documents

Document Description 
How-To: WVU+kc Advanced Search (PDF)
Search for a specific protocol in WVU+kc
Student Quick Start Guidance (PDF) Specific guidance and FAQs for student researchers
How-To: Human Subjects Protection Training (PDF)
Guidance on adding HSP training in CITI*
How-To: Attach CITI HSP Training in WVU+kc (PDF)
Upload CITI training certificate if training is not auto-populated*
How-To: Copy a Protocol to Create a New Protocol (PDF) Directions to use the copy protocol feature in WVU+kc
Researcher Guide for Amendments and Renewals (PDF) Directions on how to submit amendments and renewals in WVU+kc 
*For more information about training, visit WVU OHRP's Training Page.


OHRP Video 001: A Guide to Human Subjects at Research at West Virginia University

This video gives an overview of the ethics behind IRB review, IRB submission types, and resources available for IRB submission development. 

OHRP Video 002: Informed Consent at West Virginia University

Learn more about informed consent requirements for different submission types as well as requirements for requesting a waiver of informed consent or waiver of documentation (no signature).

OHRP Video 003: How to Create an IRB submission in WVU+KC

This video provides step-by-step instructions for creating an IRB submission in WVU+kc.