Recommended Form ServicesWe recommend that users consider one of the following web form service providers. Additional details about each service are available at the websites listed below.
http://wufoo.com. Wufoo is a paid subscription form service with multiple
plans available. Features include a powerful and intuitive form builder, notification
system, easy embedding of forms, a reporting tool, data export options, and support
for visual themes.
See http://brand.wvu.edu/wufoo-forms for directions on using a WVU-branded theme with Wufoo forms.
Getting Started with Wufoo video tour:
Qualtrics – Qualtrics is a web-based survey tool available for free
to all faculty, staff and students. To access Qualtrics, visit
http://wvu.qualtrics.com and login using your WVU Login credentials to claim
a Qualtrics account. If this is your first time using Qualtrics, click “I Do
Not Have An Account” and an account will instantly be created and associated
with your Login.
More information: http://it.wvu.edu/services/slic/softwarelist/qualtrics
Google Forms via Google Drive –
http://drive.google.com. Google Forms is a free service available with your
Google Drive account. The service includes a very simple and intuitive form builder,
integration of submissions with Google Spreadsheets, reporting tools, and support
for data export to several popular formats.
Directions to create, edit, send, and share a Google form are at http://support.google.com/drive/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=87809.
Watch a video tutorial on creating a Google form at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzgaUOW6GIs.
These are three examples among many available web form services. We encourage form
publishers to research the available options and select the service that will best
meet their project requirements and departmental budget.
Data Collection Requirements
- Social Security numbers, WVUID numbers, credit card numbers, or other confidential data should not be collected via web forms.
- You are responsible for any data that you collect via web forms.
Please email any questions regarding this to firstname.lastname@example.org.