Multi-site allows studies to conduct participant recruitment across various regions, leading to more diversified research outcomes.
In this article, we will guide you through the functionalities for managing your study across multiple sites, such as viewing the list of study sites, adding a new site, editing site details, and more.
In the context of the multi-site, all researchers associated with a study are given equal access to manage all its sites. This ensures effective collaboration and information sharing among the research team.
In the current version of the
Multi-site, all study sites follow the same
Now, let's dive into a set of functionalities for managing your study across multiple sites:
Viewing the List of Study Sites
Basics page, scroll down to the
Sites section. Here, you'll find a
list of all your study's sites, with each site displaying a unique ID, Name, and
Location. The list is sorted in ascending order based on the site IDs, but you
can sort it alphabetically according to any column.
By default, all studies have only one site called
Site 1. If your study does
not use multiple sites, you can simply keep the
Site 1 as the only site. In
this case, you will not see the site selector option in any of the researcher
Adding a Site
Sites section of the
Basics page, click on the
Add Site button to
add a new site. This action will trigger a dialog box where you need to specify
Location of the new site. After clicking
Add, your new site
will be included in the study and appear at the end of site list.
Editing a Site
Each site in your list has a More Options menu (represented by three vertical
dots) beside it. Click on this menu to edit the site's details. In the
Edit Site dialog, you can update the
Location of the site.
Don't forget to click
Save to confirm the changes.
Removing a Site
The More Options menu next to each site also allows you to remove a site. When
you want to remove a site, a
Remove Confirmation dialog will prompt you to
affirm your action. Note that you can't remove a site that currently has
associated participants (either invited or joined).
Keep in mind that you cannot remove the default site, named
Site 1, from your
Switching Between Sites
If your study involves multiple sites, you can use the
Site Selector to choose
which site's data to view or export. This selector is available at the top of
every data-related page (like
Survey Responses, or
The system will remember your selection until you log out. Also, any search query you conduct will be done within the data of the selected site.