Digital Files, 1999-2012

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Materials are available at the Duke University Medical Center Archives Reading Room.

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Duke University. Department of Physical Therapy.
Scope and content:

Contains digital files from the following accessions: Accession A2019.027. Includes photographs, maps, floorplans and blueprints, graduation and orientation materials, diagrams, agenda and meeting minutes, interviews, and rosters pertaining to the graduate program in physical therapy at Duke University from 1999 to 2012. File types include images (JPG, TIF); videos (BUP, VOD, IFO, VDL); PDF; XML; HTML; and Microsoft PowerPoint and Word. The digital files date from 1999 to 2012, with original material dating from 1943 to 2012.

Processing information:

Material in this collection was processed using AXAEM's Electronic Records Processing module, which incorporates Bagger as a way to package electronic files with technical metadata. Captured digital content was ingested into AXAEM, where ClamAV Anti-Virus software detected and cleaned any computer viruses. The cleaned files were saved on the Duke University Medical Center Archives' secure server with a regular backup schedule. Includes 1,144 files totaling 15.0 GB that are available for research: Accession A2019.027 (1,144 files totaling 15.0 GB).


Accession A2019.027: contains digital files pertaining to curriculum development and courses in the graduate program in physical therapy, the physical therapy program archives, and retreats and meetings for physical therapy faculty.


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This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals or IRB approval may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which Duke University assumes no responsibility.
Contains Medical Center Administrative records. These include records of the officers of the University, as defined in the Bylaws, the deans of schools and colleges, and departments, institutes, and other offices as designated by the President. For a period of twenty-five years from the origin of the material, permission in writing from the director of the office of record and the Medical Center Archivist is required for use. After twenty-five years, records that have been processed may be consulted with the permission of the Medical Center Archivist. (Issued by the Office of the Chancellor, December 1, 1975).

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