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* 1. You are invited to participate in this research project because you work in an academic library. The purpose of this survey is to better understand how librarians and writing faculty and administrators work together to help students acquire research and information literacy skills. The survey includes items about your institution’s information literacy instruction and writing curriculum. This project is being conducted by Danielle Hinrichs, a student in the MLIS program at St. Catherine University. The data that we collect may be used in conference presentations and/or publications. It will take approximately 20-40 minutes to complete. Your responses to this survey will be anonymous, and results will be presented in a way that no one will be identifiable. Confidentiality will be maintained to the degree permitted by the survey technology used, SurveyMonkey. Specifically, no guarantees can be made regarding the interception of data sent via the Internet by any third parties. Your participation is voluntary and your decision whether or not to participate will not affect your relationships with the researchers or St. Catherine University. If you decided to stop at any time you may do so. You may also skip any item that you do not want to answer. If you have any questions about this project, please contact Danielle Hinrichs at dmhinrichs@stkate.edu or the Institutional Reviewer Board Chair: John Schmitt, PT, PhD, 651.690.7739; jsschmitt@stkate.edu. Do you consent to allow us to use your responses for research and educational purposes?

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* 2. What is the name of your college or university? (*optional)

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* 3. Which of the following categories best describes your institution?

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* 4. In which courses or programs are students most likely to encounter information literacy and library research instruction at your institution? Please describe any curricular areas where librarians regularly provide instruction.

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* 5. Does your institution offer credit-bearing courses in information literacy for undergraduate students?

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* 6. What are the general education writing requirements at your institution? Select all that apply.

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* 7. How do librarians at your institution work with students, faculty, and/or administrators of required writing courses? Please describe your library's approach to teaching writing students about information literacy and research instruction.

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* 8. What do you believe would be the most effective way to provide information literacy/research instruction to writing students at your institution? Please describe any future goals or ideals for providing instruction to writing students.

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* 9. What are the greatest barriers to providing information literacy/research instruction to writing students at your institution? Please describe financial, organizational, curricular, or other impediments to providing instruction to writing students.

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* 10. How many sessions do librarians usually have with each writing class each term?

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* 11. How much time do librarians have with students in writing classes during each session?

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* 12. Which of the following topics are routinely covered in librarian sessions for writing students? Check all that apply.

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* 13. Is there anything else you would like to share about information literacy and library research instruction at your institution?

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