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Call for Participation: ACRL Education and Behavioral Sciences Section’s Survey on Education Librarians’ Roles and Responsibilities

(via Lisa Becksford, Virginia Tech University)

You are invited to participate in a research survey conducted by members of the Education Committee of ACRL’s Education and Behavioral Sciences Section.

The purpose of this study is to examine the job responsibilities and institutional contexts of education librarians (defined as librarians who serve as liaisons or subject specialists for the discipline of education, which may include a college, school, or department(s) that offer programs such as education studies, teacher education, educational leadership, etc.) Participants in this survey should currently hold a position as an education librarian.

If you choose to participate, you will complete a survey that will take about 10 minutes to complete. Participation is voluntary, and you may stop taking the survey at any time. As an incentive, participants are welcome to submit their email at the end of the survey to enter a drawing to win one of seven (7) $10 Amazon gift cards or one (1) $30 Amazon gift card. Your email address will not be connected to your responses to the survey.

Click the link below to start the survey:


This survey will be open for two weeks. Thank you for your consideration. Questions about this study may be directed to one of the following:


Laura Bonella

Academic Services Librarian

Kansas State University


Lisa Becksford

Online and Graduate Engagement Librarian

Virginia Tech


Katherine Donaldson

Social Sciences/Education Librarian

University of Oregon


Josette Kubicki

Reference and Instruction Librarian

Augusta University


Sarah Parramore

Education Librarian

California State University, Fullerton


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