USM licenses with Snap web survey software to offer USM affiliated researcher an online survey tool. The Snap survey tool is hosted locally on USM servers. Snap surveys can include images, multimedia and a range of different visual questions (controls) such as slider bars and image maps. Other features include:
- Snap supports all languages. Questionnaires and reports are formatted automatically for languages read from right to left. They have a translation service available.
- Routing, piping, randomization, text substitution, save and resume features.
- The option to include star rating questions and calendars to your survey.
- Respondent management tools include automated invitations and reminders, quota controls, triggered alerts and pre-seeding from a database.
- Snap offers analytical tools and real-time reporting.
- Snap can handle multi-mode surveys - run surveys in any combination of formats including web, paper, PDA and phone.