UBC ARC provides institutional support for the use of software platforms provided by Digital Research Alliance of Canada. Additionally, ARC evaluates and supports the use of third party research software platforms and applications to facilitate common research data collection workflows and general good research data management practices.


The REDCap platform is a secure web application for building and managing research data collection instruments. The platform is specifically designed to support online or offline data capture for research studies.


Globus is a secure and reliable research data management service. Using Globus, you can quickly transfer data between your local computer, Sockeye, Chinook, and many research computing endpoints worldwide.