[community] Accessible survey platform recommendations?

Roland Van Oostveen ROLAND.VANOOSTVEEN at uoit.ca
Mon Jul 20 20:15:32 UTC 2020

Just adding to conversation around survey platforms. We use a combination of proprietary dashboards (things that we’ve made ourselves) and have, over the past couple of years, started to incorporate the use of LimeSurvey (https://www.limesurvey.org/en/) and then hosting the mix on our own servers. This approach means that you have to be willing to dig in and do some of the coding yourself but you have the additional assistance of an extensive support community. We’ve, for the most part, been able to find solutions to most of the problems of working through the API and related issues. We have also been able to rely on the services of an outside Canadian web development company, which specializes in these types of projects, when things go beyond the knowledge of those in the research group. I can pass the name of the web dev company to you, if you are interested in contacting them yourself.


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Hi Julia,

Happy to help if I can. I've worked on a number of survey projects in
Canada that needed to be both accessible and private in the last couple of
years, and involved various specific communities and languages.
Choosing the best platform(s) depends on a number of aspects regarding the
structure and nature of the survey, and so there is some nuance to this.
I'd be happy to have a call with you about it, if that would help.


On Mon, Jul 20, 2020 at 2:30 PM Foster, Julia <Julia.Foster at kingstonhsc.ca>

> Hi everyone,
> We are looking for a survey platform that is good for accessibility and
> meets privacy standards for research in Canada. We are looking to interview
> healthcare providers and people with vision loss. What platforms are you
> using?
> Thanks,
> Julia
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