About Illinois REDCap

Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) is a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and project databases for research studies. View the Illinois REDCap Service Model.

Illinois REDCap Features

Quickly develop projects via a point-and-click web interface or create a Microsoft Excel “data dictionary” to upload into the application. Create, modify, and utilize the form content without additional programming or project development. *Some extra features may require consultation/programing with IT.

Create and design projects using secure web authentication from your browser—no extra software is required. Illinois REDCap is approved for collection of high risk data, including protected health information.

Researchers from multiple sites and institutions can access REDCap projects led by an Illinois Principal Investigator.

Create custom queries for generating reports to view or download.

Utilize a built-in project calendar and scheduling module for organizing events.

Put together a list of email contacts, generate custom email invitations, and follow who responds. Or, construct a single survey link and access code to email out or post on a website.

Data can be exported to Microsoft Excel, SAS, Stata, R, or SPSS for statistical analysis.

Generate forms and surveys as PDFs for easy printing and collect responses anywhere.

More information about REDCap is available at project-redcap.org.

Get started with Illinois REDCap

Once you have a project lead and Illinois credentials for all intended users, you are ready to request access to REDCap.