REDCap Citations and References

For projects using REDCap or REDCap Survey to collect, manage, or report data, please acknowledge the CTSA grant using the language available here:

Spectrum CTSA Grant Acknowledgement

If you are looking for futher boilerplate language feel free to augment the CTSA grant acknowledgement with the following:

"Study data were collected and managed using REDCap electronic data capture tools hosted at the Stanford Center for Clinical Informatics. REDCap 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."

Paul A. Harris, Robert Taylor, Robert Thielke, Jonathon Payne, Nathaniel Gonzalez, Jose G. Conde, Research electronic data capture (REDCap) - A metadata-driven methodology and workflow process for providing translational research informatics support, J Biomed Inform. 2009 Apr;42(2):377-81. (link to article).

Additional REDCap citation information

If your research uses other CTSA resources such as Spectrum, biostatistics, security and compliance, etc..., please use the following wording:

"The project described was supported by the National Center for Research Resources and the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health, through grant UL1 TR001085. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH."

  • For K award-supported scholars, the grant number to use is: KL2 TR001085.
  • For T award-supported trainees, the grant number to use is: TL1 TR001085.