• Diversity in the Nebraska library workplace survey

    by  • July 25, 2014 • Libraries • 0 Comments

    survey iconIf you’ve got a few minutes please consider helping out one of my colleagues with her survey.

    Hello,

    We’d like your input on diversity in the library workplace for our research. We have a short survey that we hope you will complete. Questions focus on your own experiences learning about and working with diversity.

    The survey is completely anonymous, and your results will be kept confidential. We will report aggregated results, to ensure that no one librarian can be identified. At the end of the survey, you may choose to participate in a follow-up interview. If you provide your name and email address at that time, your responses to this survey will then be considered confidential. If you do not provide your name and email address and instead telephone or email the interviewer separately, your responses to the survey will be completely anonymous.

    We anticipate using these results to provide support to LIS educators and associations in supporting diversity efforts.

    Please click here to answer the survey:
    https://jfe.qualtrics.com/form/SV_e3cuy2OgKEmF42

    Please also consider forwarding this message to your co-workers, so that we may hear from even more people in the field.

    Thank you in advance for your response.

    Kathryn Brockmeier
    Lincoln, NE
    Graduate Student, School of Information Science & Learning Technologies
    University of Missouri
    khb9v8@mail.missouri.edu

    About

    Michael Sauers is currently the Technology Innovation Librarian for the Nebraska Library Commission in Lincoln, Nebraska and has been training librarians in technology for more than 15 years. He has also been a public library trustee, a bookstore manager for a library friends group, a reference librarian, serials cataloger, technology consultant, and bookseller. He earned his MLS in 1995 from the University at Albany’s School of Information Science and Policy. Michael’s twelfth book, Google Search Secrets (w/ Christa Burns) was published October 2013 and has two more books on the way. He has also written dozens of articles for various journals and magazines. In his spare time he blogs at travelinlibrarian.info, runs Web sites for authors and historical societies, takes many, many photos, and reads more than 100 books a year.

    http://www.travelinlibrarian.info/

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