ISPE Glossary of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Terminology

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Record

(ISO) a group of related data elements treated as a unit.

Publication Source: FDA Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology

Record

A data element (field) is a component of a record, a record is a component of a file (database).

Publication Source: FDA Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology

Record

The International Council on Archives defines a record as “recorded information produced or received in the initiation, conduct or completion of an institutional or individual activity and that comprises content, context and structure sufficient to provide evidence of the activity.”

Increasingly, electronic records can be distributed, compound objects.

Publication Source: GAMP® Good Practice Guide: Electronic Data Archiving

Publication Date: 2007

Record

(IEEE) A set of related data items treated as a unit, e.g., in stock control, the data for each invoice could constitute one record.

Publication Source: GAMP® Good Practice Guide: Global Information Systems Control and Compliance

Publication Date: 2005

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