You are being invited to participate in a research study, which the Cal Poly Pomona Institutional Review Board (IRB) has reviewed and approved for conduct by the investigators named here. This form is designed to provide you - as a human subject - with information about this study. The Investigator or his/her representative will describe this study to you and answer any of your questions. You are entitled to an Experimental Research Subject’s Bill of Rights and a copy of this form. If you have any questions about your rights as a subject, complaints about the informed consent process of this research study, or experience an adverse event (something goes wrong), please contact the Compliance Office within Cal Poly Pomona’s Office of Research at (909) 869-4215. More information is available at the IRB website, www.csupomona.edu/~research/irb/index.shtml.
Primary Investigator & Main Point of Contact:
Suzanna Conrad, Digital Initiatives Librarian
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Purpose of the Research: The University Library recently launched a mobile website for use on mobile phones and tablets. The researchers would like to determine the effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction of current methods for discovering library resources on mobile phones and tablets. During this online survey, you will be asked a series of questions regarding ownership and usage of mobile and tablet devices. All questions are optional and if you are not comfortable answering a question, please skip to the next one. This survey should take approximately 15 minutes to complete.
Participation in this study is voluntary and you may discontinue your participation at any time. In order to be eligible for a chance to win a $10 Bronco Bucks gift card, you'll be asked to enter your Cal Poly Pomona Bronco email address. After we have randomly selected the raffle winner, we will delete all references to your email from the data collected. All students registered for Winter or Spring Quarter 2013 are eligible to participate in the gift drawing. The contest runs from February 1, 2013 through March 31, 2013. For a chance to win, complete the following survey and make sure to enter your Cal Poly Pomona email in question #2. One entry per student. Winners will be selected via random drawing and notified via email. By submitting this survey, you confirm that you are eighteen (18) years of age or older.
This survey is part of a wider study of the effectiveness of library services on mobile websites. Your confidential responses may be used in further research, presented at conferences or published in an academic journal. The Cal Poly Pomona Institutional Review Board has reviewed and approved for conduct this research involving human subjects under protocol 13.002.
Please click "Yes" if you consent to the terms of this survey. If you click "No", you will not be directed to the survey.