If you use the MCL for your research project, please mention us in the acknowledgment section of your publication. For example, “X-ray diffraction was performed at the University of Utah’s Materials Characterization Lab.”
If a member of the MCL does research work for you, please consider him or her as a collaborator on your project. They want to be part of your team. As appropriate, please have that person participate in group discussions of the project. At a minimum, please mention that person and the MCL in the acknowledgment section of your paper.