IT Resources for Researchers


Resource

Description

Cost

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Conferencing, Audio

(Meet-Me bridges)

Dedicated dial-in phone bridge. Includes options for 6-lines or 25-lines. 

Note: users can also schedule lines in 25Live by designating "Telephone Bridge" as the event type.

Monthly charge

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Conferencing, Video

Video conferencing services within Emory or with external collaborators

Depends on the service

Please contact Department of Medicine (DOM) IT Local Support.

Data Access:  EHC Clinical Data Warehouse

DOM’s Data Analysis and Biostatistics (DAB) group provides researchers access to data sets extracted from EHC’s clinical data warehouse

No charge if prioritized by governance. Subsidized by DOM

http://medicine.emory.edu/DAB

Data Access

Guidance on accessing several Emory University clinical and research data repositories. HIV/AIDs, Grady Diabetes, EHC Clinical Data Warehouse, and Alzheimer’s Data. Submit your data repository to be added to the catalogue.

Created by Emory University’s OneIT Initiative

Coming soon!!

Data Solutions, IT

Designs and implements data-driven solutions for investigators, including data repositories that integrate data from multiple sources

All rates are through a Service Center model with the initial consultation at no cost.

Click here for more information.

Document Sharing

Box is a Web-based document sharing platform that complies with Emory’s HIPAA policies and procedures. Share documents within Emory or with external collaborators.

No charge to investigator. Subsidized by the University

http://it.emory.edu/box/

Data Storage

Storage is available to DOM faculty beyond Box (above). DOM file share storage is compliant with Emory University’s HIPAA policies and procedures.

No charge to investigator. Subsidized by DOM.

Please contact DOM IT Local Support

eBIRT: Finding Core Resources

eBIRT is a web-based search engine that enables you to search for different core resources across Emory University. Also includes information from Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta VA, GA Tech, and UGA. Please talk with the core director to validate pricing.

Created by the Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute

http://ebirt.emory.edu/

Electronic Data Capture (REDCap)

Web-based electronic data capture system that facilitate the acquisition of data

for research. Also includes a survey module.

Service Center model, but subsidized by the University

http://it.emory.edu/catalog/data-and-reporting/redcap.html

Emory Commons

Investigator portal that provides near-real time updates on a research proposal status and approvals through the Emory system.

Created by the University

http://commons.emory.edu/

High Performance Computing

768-core high performance compute cluster owned by Emory and managed by GA Tech.  Multiple software

CPU/hour charge but heavily subsidized

Click here for more information.

Information Security

Investigators can receive help with assessing an information system’s information security profile to determine their risk or compliance with Emory University’s HIPAA practices and policies. Also, the group can assist working through the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) process

No charge for the assessment

Please talk with DOM IT Local Support to initiate the process.

IT Consulting

IT consulting helps investigators use information technology to design and create solutions to advance their research.  

All rates are through a Service Center model

with the initial consultation at no cost.

Click here for more information.

Hosting (Blog, servers, web site, databases)

Hosting environment to support a study or lab’s information, application, or data. Emory provides different types of hosting environments.

Depends on the hosting environment

Please talk with DOM IT Local Support.

Mobile Application Approval Process

If you are creating a mobile application, there are a number of steps that you have to go through in order to release it.  We have developed a process to help guide you through the process.

No charge

Click here for more information.

Research Networking

There are some models where your core or your lab needs to transfer large volumes of data between two specific points on the network frequently. Please contact us for help in working through the process.

No charge for the assessment

Please talk with DOM IT Local Support.

Sample Management (Nautilus LIMS)

Enterprise-class information system to track and manage specimens. The system can be preconfigured to facilitate data capture and specimen management. It can manage a chain-of-custody and handling assurance needs that improve operational efficiencies within a lab.

One-time fee for initial installation and ongoing annual maintenance fee

Click here for a PDF with more information.

Software Development

Assistance with the design and deployment of custom software or software components.

All rates are through a Service Center model with the initial consultation at no cost.

Click here for more information.

Software Licenses

Emory has site licenses for a number of research software application, including SPSS, ArcGIS, MatLab, Mathematica. SOM has a site license for SAS. Not all software can be installed on non-Emory-owned computers.

No cost to investigator. Please review terms and conditions on where you can install the software.

http://it.emory.edu/software/

The Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library also offers several software programs for research.

Please contact DOM IT for SAS.

Web site development

Assistance and training for the design and deployment of custom Web sites.

Note: if you need a lab or research group website for DOM researchers, contact Kelly Johnson.

All rates are through a Service Center model with the initial consultation at no cost.

Click here for more information.