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Research Data Management Best Practices and REDCap

Posted by on November 21st, 2016 Posted in: Data Science, News From NNLM PNR, Training & Education

Join us in the new Translational Research and Information Lab (TRAIL) Idea Incubator Space on the second floor of the University of Washington Health Sciences Library to watch the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) online Webinar, “Research Data Management Best Practices and REDCap.” The one hour webinar starts at 11:00 am Pacific Time on December 7, 2016.

“This webinar will begin with a short description of best practices for consideration in any research data collection/management plan. Once this information is covered, the webinar will transition to a demonstration and discussion of REDCap—a data management platform used by research teams across the world.

This webinar is sponsored by ALCTS CE

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this session, attendees will have learned:

  1. The importance of thinking through real world study requirements and logistical workflow before starting collection of data
  2. The importance of good record keeping and documentation of records for ongoing and shared research
  3. Practice implementation exercise and overview of REDCap—a data collection and management platform available at no cost to academic, non-profit and government institutional partners

Who Should Attend
Library science professionals interested in research data collection and management

Paul A. Harris, Ph.D., is professor of biomedical informatics and biomedical engineering who has approximately 20 years’ experience working in the field of clinical research informatics. He earned his doctorate in Biomedical Engineering from Vanderbilt University and now serves as Director for Vanderbilt’s Office of Research Informatics. Dr. Harris devised and created REDCap, a research data collection and management software platform that has been adopted by 1,900 academic and non-profit institutions in 101 countries.”

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Carolyn Martin is the Outreach and Education Coordinator for the NNLM Region 5. She works with various libraries and community organizations to increase health literacy in their communities.

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Developed resources reported in this program are supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012343 with the University of Washington.

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