Your Rights and Consent to Participate in the Evaluation of Imagination Library in Onondaga County
At this time, your consent is being sought to participate in our research to learn if the Imagination Library is successful. Please read the following information carefully before you decide whether or not to consent to participate. Your responses will be kept confidential and will be available only to professional researchers and staff. The researchers include Monica Sylvia Ph.D. and Frank Ridzi Ph.D. If the results of this study are published, the data will be presented in group form and individual participants will not be identified. Completion of the following survey indicates you are over 18 years of age, have read your rights and consented to participate. This research has been reviewed and approved by Le Moyne College's Institutional Review Board. You will be asked to respond to a few survey questions. The risks in this study are minimal and are no greater than those ordinarily encountered in daily life. You may choose not to answer any question(s) that make(s) you uncomfortable, and you do not need to complete this survey to continue receiving Imagination Library Books. However, your participation will help us to improve the program. In compliance with federal guidelines, all hardcopy and electronic records related to this research will be retained in secure storage at Le Moyne College or on a secure Le Moyne College server for at least three years after the research has been completed. Data will be stored on the Survey Monkey website until the completion of this research project. Whenever one works with email or the internet, there is always the risk of compromising privacy, confidentiality, and/or anonymity. Your confidentiality will be maintained to the degree permitted by the technology being used. It is important for you to understand that no guarantees can be made regarding the interception of data sent via the internet by third parties. Questions regarding this research itself should be directed to the researchers at (315) 883-5553. Questions or concerns regarding your rights as a research participant should be directed to the co-chairs of the Institutional Review Board. They can be reached at email@example.com or phone number 315-445-4349. If you decline to answer this survey, scroll to the bottom and click next until it brings you to the end of the survey and then click done. Thank you so very much!