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LLR Digital Skills Centre: Online surveys (formerly BOS)

JISC Online Surveys

Are you carrying out Research?

Gathering Quantitative or Qualitative Data?

Do you want to conduct an Online Survey?

All LSBU Staff and Students have free, unlimited access to use Online surveys (formerly BOS) (formerly Bristol Online Surveys).  If other data collection platforms are used, the research team should determine if the software is GDPR (and/or subsequent legislation) compliant and discuss this in their ethics application.

To help you discover all the features of Online Surveys there is an helpful step by step guide presented as an e-learning programme at

Online surveys also have a series of comprehensive knowledge articles available to answer your queries available at the following URL.

To obtain an Online Surveys account, please send an email requesting this to

Please don't try to create an account yourself, as you will be asked for payment and a personal account should not be used for LSBU-related work.

Online surveys




E-learning for JISC Online Surveys


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JISC Online surveys have developed an e-learning programme above to take you step by step through the basic processes you need to follow to use the survey tools. Click on the link above to start the programme.

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The Digital Skills Centre is an authorised Testing Centre delivering the MOS and Adobe certifications.