Qualified researchers can request access to data stored in FITBIR. To gain access to shared data, an investigator must obtain data access privileges.
In order to obtain Privileges you must do the following:
Once completed, the request package is then sent for approval to the Data Access and Quality Committee (DAQ) established to oversee access to the FITBIR shared data. When the investigator's request is approved, the investigator is notified by e-mail and explained the conditions under which the approval is granted.
Approvals are granted for one year. If the investigator publishes any new results based on analyses using FITBIR data and tools, he/she is required to acknowledge both the original author/submitter of the data and FITBIR by defining and sharing a FITBIR Meta-Study. The FITBIR Meta-Study will be used in evaluating requests for continued access to FITBIR in future years. Investigators who access data are also strongly encouraged to collaborate on data analysis and publications with the PIs who collected the data.