Policy: Laboratory Notebook and Recordkeeping
|Date: 06/23/04||Policy ID: RES-002||Status: Final|
|Contact Office:||Vice President for Research (Office of the)|
|Oversight Executive:||Executive Vice President and Provost|
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|Reason for Policy:||This policy describes the University’s position of the importance of recordkeeping in research to ensure that complete data is maintained in an accessible format to support verification of research processes undertaken and of the data obtained as an outcome of such processes.|
|Definition of Terms in Statement:||Laboratory Notebook: The logbook of all processes and procedures performed in the course of research which shall be kept in such a manner as to enable an investigator to reproduce the steps taken.
Data: The results of research procedures.
The investigators and all research fellows, assistants, technicians and students involved in research activities, shall maintain complete and verifiable records of the procedures they have followed in pursuing all research, and the subsequent data they have thereby obtained.
Recording and Storage of Laboratory Data:
|Major Category:||Research Administration|
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|Next Scheduled Review:||06/23/10|
|Approved By, Date:||Policy Review Committee, 06/23/04|
|Revision History:||Previous version in effect from 6/24/1994 to 6/22/2004.|
|Supersedes (previous policy):||Recordkeeping (Notebook) XV.E.5|