Texas Tech University

REDCap Online Survey Tool

What is REDCap?

Created by Paul Harris of Vanderbilt University in 2004, REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a generalized tool meant to empower researchers through control of project creation, database creation and still allow for easy distribution and access to surveys for participants through the use of the World Wide Web.

Today REDCap is used by hundreds of thousands of researchers across six continents. It has matured in to a robust distribution, capture and collection management tool offering online survey tools, randomization, scheduling and even a mobile application for offline collection.

How Do I get REDCap?

REDCap is provided at no charge to Texas Tech University faculty and staff. To access REDCap, go to evaluate.ttu.edu, sign in with your eRaider account, and begin using the REDCap application for your research today.

How Do I Use REDCap?

Information and training on using REDCap to build projects can be found at https://projectredcap.org/resources/videos/ in the consortium video resource library, or through the Training Resources tab in the REDCap interface.

REDCap offers researchers a shared library of curated instruments that have been approved for inclusion by the REDCap Library Oversight Committee (REDLOC), you can review their guidelines at https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/consortium/library/search.php.

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