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Reminder: Deadline to Participate in Survey on Intergenerational Communication in Health Sciences and Medical Libraries is 9/14

(via Rachel Keiko Stark–California State University, Sacramento)

Please complete our survey exploring on Intergenerational Communication in Health Sciences and Medical Libraries. Thank you to everyone how has already completed our survey, we thank you for your time. We thank everyone who will complete our survey before Friday September 14, 2018.

INFORMED CONSENT

You are invited to participate in a research study that will involve participation in an online survey focusing on intergenerational communication. This research is being conducted by Rachel Stark, Health Sciences Librarian at California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) and Jenessa McElfresh, Health Sciences Librarian at Clemson University. You were selected as a possible participant in this study because of your participation in this list-serv.

The purpose of this research is to survey your attitudes, beliefs and perceptions of intergenerational communication among Health Sciences and Medical Librarians and Information Professionals.  Your participation in this survey will last approximately 10 minutes.

Risks attributed to the study are not anticipated to be greater than those risks you encounter in daily life. We cannot guarantee that you will personally experience benefits from participating in the study; however, others in the future may benefit from information we find as a result of this study.

To ensure your confidentiality, responses to this survey will be collected in an anonymous fashion. The data obtained will be maintained in a safe, locked location and will be destroyed after a period of three years after the study is completed.

Your participation is entirely voluntary and your decision whether to participate will involve no penalty or loss of benefits to which you are otherwise entitled. If you decide to participate, you are free to discontinue participation at any time without penalty or loss of benefits to which you are otherwise entitled.

By completing and submitting this survey you indicate that you have read and understand the information provided above and:

*         that you willingly agree to participate,

*         that you may withdraw your consent at any time,

*         that you may discontinue participation at any time without penalty or loss of benefits to which you are otherwise entitled.

Please follow this link to complete the survey: https://csus.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0dOABEeb97UYCUd

This study has Institutional Review Board approval through CSUS and Clemson University. If you have questions about the research at any time, please call Rachel Stark at (916) 278-7494 or Jenessa McElfresh at (916) 289-0477. If you have any questions about your rights as a participant in a research project please contact the CSUS Office of Research Affairs at (916) 278-611 or Clemson IRB at irb@clemson.edu<mailto:irb@clemson.edu>.

Rachel Keiko Stark, MS, AHIP                                   Jenessa M. McElfresh, MLIS, AHIP
Health Sciences Librarian                                            Health Sciences Librarian
California State University, Sacramento                    Clemson University Libraries
2000 State University Dr. East                                    864-656-0694
Sacramento, CA 95819-6039                                         jmcelfre@clemson.edu<mailto:jmcelfre@clemson.edu>
Phone: 916-278-7494
email: stark@csus.edu<mailto:stark@csus.edu>
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7946-2213

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