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What is REDCap?

REDCap is an Electronic Data Capture (EDC) tool geared to support data capture and eCRF (Electronic Case Report Forms) development for clinical research studies.

REDCap is a mature, secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases. 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, such as branching logic, file uploading, and calculated fields. More information can be found on the Project REDCap website.

Queen Mary University of London is a member of the REDCap consortium.

The REDCap service at Queen Mary is hosted by the BCC in the Data Safe Haven.

How do I cite REDCap in my research?

Published research should cite REDCap as follows:

Study data were collected and managed using REDCap electronic data capture tools hosted at Queen Mary University of London. REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a secure, web-based application designed to support data capture for research studies, providing 1) an intuitive interface for validated data entry; 2) audit trails for tracking data manipulation and export procedures; 3) automated export procedures for seamless data downloads to common statistical packages; and 4) procedures for importing data from external sources.

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