Data Basics

Data Basics

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Data Basics is a peer-reviewed e-journal distributed quarterly to 2,200+ SCDM members. Members may freely access archived issues in full-color PDF format hosted on the SCDM website.

Members include professionals in the biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical industries, as well as representatives of the academic, scientific and regulatory research communities.

2019 Editorial Calendar

Issue Publication Date Submission Deadline
Spring April 15 February 15
Summer July 29 April 14
Fall October 7 July 31
Winter December 15 October 15


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  • Publication schedule: Quarterly; distributed on the third Monday every three months
  • Circulation: Online PDF accessible by more than 2,600 SCDM members
  • Color: 4-color
  • Publication size: 8 ½” x 11″, average 24 pages
  • Bleed size: 8 ¾” x 11 ¼”; ½” trim
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Florian Cartoux
Society for Clinical Data Management
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B-1160 Brussels
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