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Qualtrics: A Survey Tool with Many Uses

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Are you a faculty member doing a research project? A student working on a web survey for a class assignment? An instructor seeking feedback from your students? An administrator looking for input from colleagues on an office initiative? Try Qualtrics, a web survey tool provided by The Data Service Studio (a joint ITS and NYU Libraries facility) for use by most NYU community members. Qualtrics is a powerful resource for research and scholarship, but is also an easy-to-use tool for course evaluations, voting, RSVPs, and other types of data collection.

Surveys built with Qualtrics are highly customizable and professional, with dozens of question types and features to make your survey look and — more important — act exactly as you've envisioned it. The intuitive user interface and library of ready-to-use survey questions make it easy for beginners to use, while advanced features like logic and piped data facilitate even the most complicated surveys. Accounts are private and secure, but still allow for easy sharing of surveys with others. Distribute your survey with a simple link or upload a list of email addresses and send custom messages and links to survey participants. The data you collect is easy to view and filter within Qualtrics, and can be downloaded to Excel, SPSS, PDF, and other programs.

Support is available through the Data Service Studio (see, but you can get started right away — just visit the NYU Survey Service (Qualtrics) channel in the Research tab of NYUHome or use your NetID and password to log in at