Document Repositories

GMAS unavailable starting at 6:00pm on March 18th, 2022 until the start of business on March 21st, 2022 for the March 2022 release.

GMAS will be unavailable beginning at 6PM on Friday March 19th. This outage is to support the upcoming March 2022 release scheduled to be available by the start of business on Monday March 21st. The focus of this release includes enhancements to support the process of tracking whether a project has participant support costs and implementing the research team panels to continuation and supplement requests. Additional enhancements include updates to transaction monitoring, some modifications to the Just-in-time request, as well as bug fixes...

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GMAS unavailable starting at 7:00pm on January 13th, 2022 until the start of business on January 14th, 2022 for the January 2022 release

GMAS will be unavailable beginning at 7PM on Thursday, January 13th for a release. The system will be available again by the start of business on Friday, January 14th. The primary focus of this release is in support of NIH’s implementation of the updated Other Support and Biosketch format pages.

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GMAS Unavailable October 29th, 2021 (starting at 6:00 pm) until the start of business on November 1st, 2021 for November 2021 Release.

GMAS will be unavailable beginning at 6PM on Friday October 29th. This outage is to support the upcoming November 2021 GMAS release scheduled to be available by the start of business on Monday November 1st. This release includes a few enhancements, bug fixes, and the creation of new request types.

Highlight of the changes in this release include:

  • Two new request types have been created for managing a project's research team.
    • Confirm research team request
    • Edit research team request
  • ...
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August 26, 2016 GMAS Release for Document Repository Upgrades and Fixes

On August 26, 2016 GMAS released additional changes to the document repositories. 

  • GMAS now allows for upper and lower case characters in an email address for users emailing into gmasdoc@camail.harvard.edu
  • The allowable file upload size has been increased from 30MB to 150MB
  • A time-stamp has been added to the document details
  • All users who can upload documents to a document repository within a request can now also rename and edit the descriptions of documents

There is another...

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New document repository

This past weekend, GMAS was enhanced with a new document repository. The new document repository streamlines navigation by making it easier to view data about documents, download documents, manage documents, and upload documents. Actions that previously were spread across 13 screens can now all be done on 1! Performance has also been significantly improved. Individual document list pages load 5 times faster, and the “All documents” section now loads in under 2 seconds.

A job aid has been posted at...

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August 2016 GMAS Release

GMAS has a release scheduled for August 15, 2016. The outage to perform the release will begin at 6pm on Friday the 12th. During this time, users will be locked out of GMAS until the release has been completed.

This release includes the Document Repository upgrade. Based on user feedback, documents were streamlined to reduce the number of clicks, increase performance time, and allow for improved find-ability. This was achieved by:

  • Placing all the actions on one page versus being spread across 15 pages, resulting in less clicks.
  • Having the description...
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