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ALCTS webinar: Research Data Management Best Practices and REDCap

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016

All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11am Pacific, noon Mountain, 1pm Central, and 2pm Eastern time.


Description: 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) Importance of thinking through real world study requirements and logistical workflow before starting collection of data

2) Importance of good recordkeeping 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 (www.project-redcap.org)

Who should attend? Library science professionals interested in research data collection and management.


Paul A. Harris, PhD, 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 (www.projectredcap.org), a research data collection and management software platform that has been adopted by 1,900 academic and non-profit institutions in 101 countries.


Registration Fees:  ALCTS Member $43 ; Non-member $59 ; Group rate (members/non-members) $99/$129 ; International $43   

For additional information and access to registration links, please go to the following website:


ALCTS webinars are recorded and registrants receive a link to the recording shortly following the live event.

For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling 1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email registration@ala.org. For all other questions or comments related to the webinars, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Events Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or alctsce@ala.org.

Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.

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