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* [nl]Geef een enquete mail-adres op (Algemene instellingen > E-mail Beheerder). Vraag desgewenst een specifiek mail alias ons aan.[/nl][en]Specify a survey email address (General settings > Admin email). You might want to ask us for a dedicated mail alias.[/en]
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* [nl]Stel een vervaldatum in (Algemene instellingen > Publicatie & Toegangscontrole > Vervaldatum/tijd). Dit helpt ons om te zien of er nog enquetes actief zijn.[/nl][en]Set an expiry date (General settings > Publication & access control > Expiry date/time). This allows us to see if there are active surveys.[/en]
  
 
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Revision as of 17:17, 2 April 2015

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Introduction to LimeSurvey

Online surveys can be used for any type of data collection, not just for marketing purposes. Possible uses of surveys are sign-up forms for conferences, questionnaires for research projects, order forms, etc. For students and employees of the beta-faculty, CnCZ offers a survey service based on LimeSurvey.

LimeSurvey is an open source web application. It currently offers:

  • Sending of invitations, reminders and tokens by email
  • Multi-lingual surveys
  • Conditions for questions depending on earlier answers (Skip Logic / Branching)
  • Integration of pictures and movies into a survey

Obtaining login details

If you would like to make use of LimeSurvey, please send an email to postmaster@@science.ru.nl mentioning your loginname. You'll recieve an email with login details and further instructions.

Logging in

The admin login page is located at:

https://survey.science.ru.nl/admin/

As of May 2014, a new version of limesurvey is also available on the following location:

https://limesurvey.science.ru.nl/admin/

Newly requested user-accounts will be created here.

Use policy

Take care of the following items before activating a survey:

  • Specify a survey email address (General settings > Admin email). You might want to ask us for a dedicated mail alias.
  • Set an expiry date (General settings > Publication & access control > Expiry date/time). This allows us to see if there are active surveys.

Preparing a survey

After logging in to the back-end of limesurvey, you can create new surveys, edit existing surveys and view / download responses. The following hints will help you to get familiar with limesurveys user interface:

Nested interface

The structure of a survey in limesurvey is nested: survey > question groups > questions. At the top right of the user interface, you'll find selection list to choose the current survey, question group or question.

Question groups

Generally, you'll start creating a survey, add one or more question groups, followed by adding questions. For your first basic survey, you'll probably be looking for a way to add questions to a survey. You can't find that option on the survey level. Question groups are mandatory! So. first add a single question group, then start adding the questions to it.

Online documentation

There's excellent online documentation. You'll probably want to start reading here at docs.limesurvey.org. This particular link point to the section explaining how to get your questions into a survey.

Youtube crash course in ten minutes

This is a quite clear video that shows how to get started creating a first survey.

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