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We are doing a study of how technical services librarians acquire the knowledge
and skills necessary for success in their positions. This survey asks several
questions about your degree and professional experience, the type of education
and skills you as a technical services librarian need, your opinion on the
importance of continuing education, and the support for continuing education
offered at your library.
Your assistance in answering this survey will help us understand how LIS
education can be improved and the kinds of continuing education opportunities
that should be offered and should be expected to be offered. Please only
complete this survey once.
Other than the type of technical services work you do and some general
demographic and scholastic data, we do not collect any identifying data. Your
results will be completely anonymous, and we will not be able to connect your
name or your library's name with any of your answers.
We anticipate that the survey should take approximately 15-25 minutes to answer,
depending on how much you have to share with us. Should you wish to discontinue
participation, you may close your browser's window at any time.
Here is the URL for taking the survey:
This project has been approved by the Institutional Review Boards at the
University of Miami and University of Missouri-Columbia.
Should you wish to contact us, you can reach Heather Lea Moulaison at
[log in to unmask] or Shilpa Rele at [log in to unmask]
Thank you very much!
Shilpa Rele and Heather Lea Moulaison