SESSION 308 - Preserving Digital Research Data in the Health Sciences

Aug 14, 2009
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Event Location: Room 408


Nancy McCall (Chair)
Director of Medical Archives
Johns Hopkins University

Jeremy M. Norman
Jeremy M. Norman & Co., Inc.

Nancy J. Melley
Director for Technology Initiatives
National Archives at College Park

Shannon D Bohle, MLIS
Archivopedia LLC


As investigators in the health fields who have used computers for more than 30 years in scientific and clinical studies retire, critical decisions must be made about the long-term retention and accessibility of their data. The speakers address the role of archives in the development of digital repositories for long-term retention and management of research data in electronic formats, focusing on managing ethical and legally compliant options for access and use of the data.


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