Digital Files, 1992-1994

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Harris, Jerome Sylvan, 1909-
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Contains digital files from the following accessions: A2019.021. Includes digital files saved to 6 3.5 floppy disks by and for Harris pertaining to his work with Duke's Institutional Review Board (IRB). The digital files date from 1992 to 1994.

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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 63 files totaling 1.73 MB that are available for research: Accession A2019.021 (63 files totaling 1.73 MB).


Accession A2019.021: contains digital files pertaining to Harris' work with the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Duke.


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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).
Some folders in boxes 2 and 4 are restricted and closed to researchers. Boxes 2 and 4 must be screened for sensitive or confidential materials before being accessed.
Materials in AV1-AV6 are restricted and can only be accessed with the permission of the Medical Center Archivist.
For further information consult with the Medical Center Archivist.

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