Welcome to IU REDCap!

IU REDCap is a secure web platform for building and managing online databases and surveys. IU REDCap is streamlined for rapidly creating and designing projects that offer a vast array of tools, which can be tailored to virtually any data collection strategy.

IU 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 like branching logic, file uploading, and calculated fields.

Learn more by watching a brief summary video (4 min).

Learn more about using IU REDCap.

For quick video tutorials of IU REDCap in action and an overview of its features, please see the Training Resources page.

Need help? Have questions? Contact IU REDCap Support.

The IU REDCap service is provided in support of the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute.


IU's REDCap features

Build online surveys and databases quickly and securely.  Create and design your project 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. Use 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. You may also create a single survey link to email out or post on a website.

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.

IU REDCap API. Have external applications connect to IU 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, and more to provide a more customized experience.