The distribution settings screen provides settings for activating and deactivating the study, managing participant access and managing collaborators on shared studies.
Activate and deactivate study
Studies can be activated and deactivated by toggling the Activate study / Deactivate study button located on the right hand side of the study tab bar.
Study accessibility can be set to either
Private. When study accessibility is set to
Private, all participants need to log in using the set username and password. An example can be seen in (Figure 1).
Figure 1. Participant accessibility settings
Studies can be shared with multiple users within Psychstudio allowing them to view and edit the study. Study owners (either the original creator or someone who has since been granted ownership) can invite others to collaborate on the study, invite others to take ownership of the study, and remove collaborators from the study. Study collaborators (those who do not own the study but do have collaborator access) can remove themselves from collaborators but are not permitted to invite others to collaborate or delete the study.
Inviting new collaborators (study owner only)
New collaborators can be invited to share your study by clicking Invite new collaborator (Figure 2). You will be presented with a form that requires the email address of your invitee and optional message. Invites are sent by email.
Transferring study ownership (study owner only)
Study ownership can be transferred to another user by clicking Transfer ownership (Figure 2). You will be presented with a form that requires the email address of your invitee and optional message. Invites are sent by email.
Removing collaborators (study owner only)
Collaborators can be removed from your study by selecting the collaborator(s) using the checkbox next to their name(s) and clicking Remove collaborators (Figure 2). Note: owners cannot remove themselves.
Figure 2. Collaborator screen (study owner view)
Removing yourself from study collaboration (study non-owners only)
Collaborators can remove themselves from a study by clicking Leave collaborators (Figure 3).
Figure 3. Collaborator screen (study non-owner view)