Science and Informatics

Use Validated Data Collection Instruments and Avoid Reinventing the Wheel

Data collection instruments such as surveys, questionnaires and intake forms that have been rigorously tested for validity often exist but are not always easy to find. Using existing validated instruments reduces duplication of effort, promotes harmonization of data collection standards, adds credibility to results and allows for comparison of results across studies. Options for locating  [Read more]

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Chris Sorensen brings data management and sharing services, REDCap workshops to Becker Library

Chris Sorensen, PhD, recently joined Becker Library as a senior support scientist in the library‚Äôs new Division of Data and Research Computing. Sorensen comes to the library from the Program in Physical Therapy here at Washington University School of Medicine where he completed his doctorate in movement science before working as a staff scientist managing  [Read more]