This study follows up on a study of the same name conducted in the spring of 2008. It is designed to explore how attitudes have changed over the last four years and determine the current state of library-based genetics-, molecular-, and bioinformatics-related research support. Participants in this study are NOT required to have participated in the 2008 study.
Role – You are a library-based bioinformatics support specialist (employee whose primary responsibility is to provide bioinformatics-related support to library clients)
Please complete the consent form and survey at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/KTYG9NQ .
Role – You are a library director at a library that employs at least one bioinformatics support specialist.
Please complete the consent form and survey at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/KR33B9S .
Role – You are a library director at a library that employs no bioinformatics support specialists.
Please complete the consent form and survey at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/KSGMSJF .
Role – You are a public services librarian or informatician (reference librarian, liaison librarian, instructional librarian, informationist, etc) who works at a library that serves genetics-, molecular-, or bioinformatics-related research scientists, but you are NOT considered a bioinformatics support specialist.
Please complete the consent form and survey at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DM7DHRL .
If you have any questions regarding this study, please contact the principal investigator, Michele Tennant (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Thank you for your participation,
Michele R. Tennant, PhD, MLIS
Mary Edwards, MLIS, EdD
Rolando Garcia Milian, MLIS
Hannah F. Norton, MSIS
Health Science Center Libraries
University of Florida
This project has been approved by the University of Florida IRB-02
Approved through 15 December 2012