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Research Electronic Data Capture

REDCap is a secure, web-based application for building and managing online surveys and databases. REDCap’s easy design environment allows you to quickly create web-based databases and data capture forms with special features like ad-hoc reporting and scheduling

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  • Secure surveys & databases

    Create and design your project rapidly using secure web authentication from your browser- no additional software required

  • Fast and flexible

    Conception to production-level survey/database in less than one day

  • Exportable for analysis

    Export your data to common analysis packages like Microsoft Excel, PDF, SAS, Stata, R, or SPSS

  • Ad hoc reporting

    Create custom queries for generating reports to view or download

  • Scheduling

    Utilize a built-in project calendar and scheduling module for organizing your events and appointments

  • Manage contact lists

    Build a list of email contacts, create custom email invitations, and track who responds

  • Create survey links

    Create a single survey link to email out or post on a website

  • Securely send files

    Using ‘Send-It’, upload and send files to multiple recipients, including existing project documents, that are too large for email attachments or that contain sensitive data

  • Print/PDF friendly

    Generate a print-friendly PDF version of your forms and/or  surveys for easy data collection offline

  • REDCap API

    Have external applications connect to REDCap remotely in a programmatic or automated fashion

  • Advanced Features

    Auto-validation, calculated fields, file uploading, branching/skip logic, and survey stop actions

Learn more about REDCap at UIC