Rules and Instructions for Use:
This page contains what you need to know before using the Collection for your research. Please read it and the Research Packet carefully. Before you may use the Collection, you must submit to the Center the following three items:
- A protocol statement that summarizes the research you are doing and how you plan to use the data you wish to collect from the Center. The statement should include the research question you are asking and how you plan to address it.
- A signed Researcher’s Agreement (one for each researcher that will have access to the data), stating that your use of the Collection will conform to the rules delineated in the Research Packet.
- A Letter of Guaranty, ordinarily from the Chairman of your academic department that guarantees payment of any fees you should incur according to the cost schedule included in the Research Packet -OR- a check or purchase order number to cover the cost of fees incurred according to the cost schedule included in the Research Packet.
All visits must be scheduled at least 3 weeks prior to the requested date. Visits can be set-up through the curator, Mark Hans, or the collection manager, Wendy Beins.
A portion of the collection is online as part of the American Association of Orthodontics Foundation (AAOF) Craniofacial Growth Legacy Collection and can be accessed at http://www.aaoflegacycollection.org/aaof_collection.html?id=CASEBolton.