NAQC Seeks Sample Agreements Between Researchers/Evaluators and Quitlines and Multi-Site Guidelines
Thursday, December 9, 2010
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
The North American Quitline Consortium is working on a new initiative to provide tools and resource materials to quitlines in support of research. The goal is to create an online repository of information available to all NAQC members.
We are collecting sample research and data use agreements, both formal and informal, between quitlines and researchers/evaluators. We plan to provide sample language and identify important areas for discussion and inclusion in agreements to increase the likelihood of successful collaborations between researchers/evaluators and quitlines.
In addition, NAQC is developing multi-site guidelines for conducting quitline-related research at more than one location simultaneously. The guideline would help to facilitate and support collaborations between researchers and quitline operators and mediate discussions focusing on quitline research on a larger scale than what can be accomplished with a single quitline. We are collecting sample guidelines from several fields of research, and will be tailoring them for quitline-specific research efforts.
We would like to collect samples of research or data use agreements and multi-site guidelines from existing projects and organizations. If you have insight on items that you believe are important to have addressed in these types of agreements or would be willing to provide sample text or full agreements, please contact RaeAnne Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Thank you for your consideration.