IU REDCap Office Hours
Join us for online IU REDCap Office Hours every Wednesday from 3 - 4:30 pm.
Wednesday, December 13
Wednesday, December 20
No Office Hours Session Dec 27
Wednesday, January 3
No registration needed! Just click here to join the Zoom session.
Interested in learning more about IU REDCap?
Take a look at the IU REDCap training page!
Researchers, need to cite or get boilerplate language about IU REDCap?
See the Indiana CTSI's REDCap Citation page!
- on the 3rd Sunday of each month at 5:15am Eastern for about ten minutes,
- on the 4th Sunday of each month at 9am Eastern for about one hour, and
- a few times a year on the 3rd Sunday of the month at midnight for about two hours.
By using IU REDCap you agree to these terms.
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Just Getting Started?
Explore these overviews of fundamental concepts and features.
Building a Project
Learn how to build and modify data collection instruments.
|Introduction to Instrument Development||An introduction to the Online Designer and Data Dictionary methods of instrument development.||
|Online Designer||This online tool is the quickest and most intuitive method for making instrument modifications.||
|Data Dictionary||The Data Dictionary is your project structure in a downloadable spreadsheet file. The spreadsheet can be modified and uploaded into REDCap to make instrument modifications. To see an example, download the Data Dictionary demonstration file.||
|Project Field Types||An illustration of some popular field types.||
Basic Features & Modules
Types of REDCap Projects
There are several flavors of REDCap projects to choose from as you begin thinking about building your own project. Each type of project has its advantages and disadvantages, and may fit the specific needs better of one type of project over another. Please review the different types below, and you may even view a live example of each project type in action or view a short video about it.
Special Features within REDCap Projects
Every REDCap project is capable of utilizing special features, some of which can be enabled by normal users and some by REDCap administrators. Below is a listing of these features.