Research Data Browser De-Identified Export and Flowsheet Files

The Academic Research Systems Team is pleased to announce the availability of de-identified Research Data Browser export and flowsheet flat files for your use in your research studies. The set of Research Data Browser export files contain a complete export of the data set displayed in the Research Data Browser, while the flowsheet flat files contain a copy of the de-identified APeX flowsheet data set. These flat files will be refreshed on a monthly basis. The following files are included:

The flat files are stored in the RDB_Shared network folder in MyResearch and can be accessed from both MyResearch and your local machine.


ACCESSING THE FLAT FILES FROM MYRESEARCH

 Login to MyResearch using the VMWare View client. If you do not have a MyResearch account, you can request one through ServiceNow.

  1. Open Windows Explorer.
  2. Navigate to the RDB_Shared network drive.

ACCESSING THE FLAT FILES FROM YOUR LOCAL MACHINE  
  1. On your local machine, open Windows Explorer.
  2. Map a folder to

    \\ars-data-01.sde.net.ucsf.edu\MyResearchShared\RDB_shared

In the RDB_Shared network folder, you will find the complete set of de-identified RDB export and flowsheet flat files for your use. In addition, you will find a spreadsheet containing the data dictionary for the data sets.
We hope that you find these flat files helpful for your data exploration and analysis. Please contact us at its-arssupport@ucsf.edu with any questions that you may have about these flat files.