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REDCap for Secure Data Collection

research electronic data capture (redcap)

REDCap is a secure web application for building and managing online databases and surveys. It is specifically geared to support online or offline data capture for research studies and operations.

The University of Maryland Libraries currently host and manage an instance of REDCap that is available to faculty and researchers with appointments at the College Park campus. REDCap is fast, secure, web-based, and customizable. 

Additional REDCap features:

  • Offline data collection and synchronization with the REDCap Mobile App
  • Supports longitudinal and multi-arm studies
  • Project level logging
  • Customizable user roles and data access groups
  • Robust API

How to get started using REDCap

New REDCap projects are subject to review and approval by the University Libraries prior to system access. Please contact for more information.

Requesting new user accounts for existing projects

If you have a current project in REDCap and would like to add new users, please send an email to with a completed new user data template.