The Research Department is dedicated to the ongoing support of resident scholarly activity and research. Please see the following expectations for turnaround times for projects.
CMHS and VCMC have full access to all subscribed databases and the National Network of Medical Libraries resources. Library content can be accessed from the CMHS Library Website from any location.
➔ Reference Service – upon demand
➔ Literature Search – 2 days
➔ Borrowed Article (Interlibrary Loan) – 1 day
➔ Borrowed Books (Interlibrary Loan) – 1 week
II. IRB and CQI
Anticipate 1 month for approval if all appropriate documents are completed or 2 months if submitted during dedicated IRB Blackout Period (Dec/Feb)
The Helpdesk and IT departments will be working to obtain data for projects that have IRB approval. The shortest expected turnaround time (s) are as follows:
➔ 2 weeks from IT
➔ 4 weeks for statistical analysis if done through our research department (time may vary depending on availability of statisticians and complexity of analysis).
➔ Time to complete statistical analysis through Channel Islands University may vary based on availability of faculty
➔ Posters and podium presentations, minimum 3 weeks
➔ Posters should be printed 1-week prior to the presentation deadline
➔ Moderate to large manuscripts, minimum 4-weeks prior to submission deadline