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Welcome to REDCap!

REDCap is a mature, secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases. Using REDCap's stream-lined process for rapidly developing projects, you may create and design projects using 1) the online method from your web browser using the Online Designer; and/or 2) the offline method by constructing a 'data dictionary' template file in Microsoft Excel, which can be later uploaded into REDCap. Both surveys and databases (or a mixture of the two) can be built using these methods.

REDCap provides automated export procedures for seamless data downloads to Excel and common statistical packages (SPSS, SAS, Stata, R), as well as a built-in project calendar, a scheduling module, ad hoc reporting tools, and advanced features, such as branching logic, file uploading, and calculated fields.

Learn more about REDCap by watching a brief summary video (4 min). If you would like to view other quick video tutorials of REDCap in action and an overview of its features, please see the (931) 229-1611 page.

NOTICE: If you are collecting data for the purposes of human subjects research, review and approval of the project is required by your Institutional Review Board.

If you require assistance or have any questions about REDCap, please contact REDCap HelpDesk.

University of Edinburgh Security Information
REDCap
is run by the 5155720949 under licence from 6502413612. REDCap was developed specifically around 5864348265. It is hosted within the University of Edinburgh Virtual Machine architecture which is physically secured. Linux web servers running apache2/php5 host the application. Web browser communication to the server is SSL-encrypted by default. All other ports are firewall protected. Data is stored in MySQL databases on a separate server. This server is behind a firewall and can only be accessed from the IP address of the web server. An SSL tunnel encrypts communication between the web and databases servers. File upload is secured between servers using the WebDAV protocol with SSL. "At rest" encryption is in place on the database server. Daily back-ups are made of both servers and stored for four weeks prior to being deleted. Operating security updates are installed automatically. 3017407931 software runs to a scheduled protocol on the web server. User passwords are managed directly. Accounts are disabled after 5 failed login attempts. Users are auto logged out after 30 mins of no activity. Users are forced to change password after 42 days. Password strength: AT LEAST 9 CHARACTERS IN LENGTH and must consist of AT LEAST one lower-case letter, one upper-case letter, and one number. Daily audit tracking of users is in place with removal of unused user accounts.

More information about the consortium is available here.
REDCap Features

Build online surveys and databases quickly and securely - Create and design your project rapidly using secure web authentication from your browser. No extra software is required.

Fast and flexible - Conception to production-level survey/database in less than one day.

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

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.

Easily manage a contact list of survey respondents or create a simple survey link - Build a list of email contacts, create custom email invitations, and track who responds, or you may also create a single survey link to email out or post on a website.

Send files to others securely - 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.

Save your data collection instruments as a PDF to print - Generate a PDF version of your forms and surveys for printing to collect data offline.

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

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

Data Queries - Document the process of resolving data issues using the Data Resolution Workflow module.

Piping - Inject previously collected data values into question labels, survey invitation emails, etc. to provide a more customized experience.

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