Research Data Capture (REDCap)
REDCap (Research Data Capture) is a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and collecting virtually any type of data. REDCap is a popular tool for secure data collection and boasts compliance with multiple government standards.
On this page: Survey Design Training | Support for Technical Issues | NYU Survey Services Comparison | Policies and Compliance | Research Impact | Acknowledgement Statement
Top Support Articles
- For FAQs and training resources, including upcoming online classes and other training opportunities, please see the REDCap support page.
REDCap Survey Design and Training
Self-service training that covers designing and building a REDCap survey, including best practices, available options, and digital accessibility is available from NYU Data Services.
Additional support documentation for designing a REDCap survey is available at Vanderbilt University's REDCap website. REDCap was developed at Vanderbilt.
Digital Accessibility and REDCap
Digital accessibility means websites, applications, and digital content including REDCap surveys are available to everyone who needs to use them, regardless of ability or access method. The NYU Website Accessibility Policy supports an information technology environment that provides individuals with disabilities an opportunity to participate in the University’s programs, benefits, and services that is equal to that of their peers without disabilities.
Support for Technical Issues
If you encounter a technical issue with REDCap, including account and access problems, please submit a support ticket or email the NYU REDCap support team.
NYU Survey Services Comparison
Need help deciding which NYU survey and data collection service (REDCap, NYU Surveys (Qualtrics), and Google Forms) is best suited for your needs? See this NYU Survey Service Comparison Chart.
Policies and Compliance
- Title 21 CFR Part 11 Compliance and Electronic Data Capture
- General Data Protection Regulation
- Electronic Data and System Risk Classification Policy
Find out more about currently funded grants using REDCap on the NYU High Performance Computing REDCap website (NetID and password may be required).
In order to continue supporting this service, the NYU REDCap team must demonstrate the research impact of the services. For Acknowledgement requirements, see the NYU High Performance Computing REDCap website (NetID and password may be required).