From researcher Laura I. Spears, PhD:
Thanks to those who have already participated and for your responses to us about this study! PLEASE share this link with ALL of your institution’s librarians and professional staff professional-level library employees regardless of appointment status, job type or educational credential – a diverse data pool
is key to our query!
In light of the increasing demand for scholarly research in libraries, we are seeking to explore the research training and supports for academic librarians to help effectively meet evidence-based decision making requirements and to balance human subject research standards.
This multi-method approach includes a survey of academic librarians; and, an examination of IRB standards and digital data collection research practices in ARL libraries.
You may access the online survey by clicking on this link or by copying and pasting the URL below into your Internet browser. The survey will close on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST.
Follow this link to the Survey:
This study has been approved by the UF Institutional Review Board
(IRB201700941). If you would like more information about this study, please contact Dr. Laura Spears, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (352) 273-2711.
Thank you and best regards!
University of Florida Smathers Libraries