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LibQUAL+ 2015: Tell Us How We're Doing!: Home

LibQUAL+ Lite Feb. 2-Mar. 8

THANKS TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED!

Watch the library website for information about survey results and prizes!

Informed Consent

Informed Consent Notice: This study has been approved by the Duquesne University Institutional Review Board.

Purpose: You are being asked to participate in a research project that seeks to investigate how well Gumberg Library is serving Duquesne University students, faculty, and staff. You will be asked to complete an online survey that should take approximately 5 minutes to complete.

Risks and Benefits: There are no risks greater than those encountered in everyday life. There is no direct benefit to you anticipated from participating in this study. However, your participation will benefit the Duquesne community by helping us better understand your information needs. At the end of the survey, you will have the opportunity to enter a drawing for prizes. This participation is completely voluntary. Your contact information will be collected only if you would like to enter the drawing for survey prizes. Your contact information will not be connected to your responses.

Confidentiality: Your responses will be anonymous and confidential. Survey data is stored on servers kept in a biometrically secured, climate-controlled data center and is protected behind a firewall from the Internet. Due to the anonymous nature of the survey itself, SSL encryption is not used on the survey form. Responses will be stored, analyzed, and reported in aggregate.

Right to Withdraw: You are under no obligation to participate in this study. You are free to withdraw your consent to participate at any time by exiting the survey. You may also choose to skip questions and the survey will not force you to answer questions in order to continue the survey. However, once you submit the survey, it will not be possible to remove your responses because the survey does not track your identity. Refusal to participate or discontinuing participation will involve no penalty or loss of benefits.

Summary of Results: A summary of the results of this research will be supplied to you, at no cost, upon request.

Voluntary Consent: I have read the above statements and understand what is being requested of me. I also understand that my participation is voluntary and that I am free to withdraw my consent at any time, for any reason. On these terms, I certify that I am willing to participate in this research project.

I understand that should I have any further questions about my participation in this study, I may contact Mr. David Nolfi, Principal Investigator, at 412.396.4931, or Dr. Linda Goodfellow, Chair of the Duquesne University Institutional Review Board at 412.396.6326.

Eligibility:Participation in this survey is limited to Duquesne University students, faculty, and staff 18 and older. By clicking the "Start the LibQUAL+ Lite Survey" button and entering this survey, I acknowledge that I am 18 or older, and I have read, understood and accept the terms outlined above.”

Launch Survey

By clicking the "Start the LibQUAL+ Lite Survey" button and entering this survey, I acknowledge that I am  18 or older, and I have read, understood and accept the terms outlined in the Informed Consent.


The survey is now closed as of March 8. Watch the library website for survey results and information about prizes!

Questions? Comments?

Contact the Survey Administrator.