Research Databases: REDCap & Customized Databases
Rapidly Created, Web-Based Databases (REDCap)
REDCap offers a secure, web-based application designed to support data management for research studies. REDCap provides: a stream-lined process for rapidly building a database or online survey; a user friendly interface for collecting data; audit trails for tracking data manipulation; exports to common statistical packages; and advanced features, such as branching logic, file uploading, and calculated fields.
User-Friendly Online Surveys
REDCap has a survey tool that is a powerful for building and managing online surveys (similar to Survey Monkey). Investigators and study staff can easily create and design surveys in a web browser and engage potential respondents using a variety of notification methods. The survey feature allows research teams to rapidly develop web-based surveys that can be launched in less than a day.
REDCap was developed by Vanderbilt University, and they continue to oversee the implementation of new features. The REDCap Consortium is comprised of 68 active institutional partners and is utilized on five continents. It supports a web-based application designed exclusively to support data capture for research studies. Currently over 1,000 studies spanning numerous research areas utilize REDCap. To learn more about REDCap, come to a REDCap Tutorial. No registration is required – drop-ins are welcome!
REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a secure, web-based database application designed to support traditional case report form data capture for research studies. It also is a powerful tool for building and managing online surveys (similar to Survey Monkey). You can create and design surveys in your web browser and engage potential respondents using a variety of notification methods.
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Want to Learn More?
To learn more about this service or schedule a data management consultation, contact OCTRI Informatics Research Support.