On behalf of the 8Rs Research Team, I would like to thank you for completing the 8Rs Survey.

If you have not yet completed the survey, this is a reminder that the deadline for completion is January 21

Your participation in this study is extremely important in our goal of understanding the current human resource climate in CULC libraries throughout the nation.  We ask, at this time, that you complete the survey by clicking on the following link:

Your participation in the survey is entirely voluntary and your responses will be held in the strictest confidence.  Completion of the survey is an anonymous process since we do not ask you to identify yourself in any way. All results will be presented at an aggregate level only (e.g., by type of occupation).  Completion of the survey implies your consent to participate. The survey will take between 20 to 30 minutes to complete.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your rights as a participant or how this study is being conducted, you may contact the University of Alberta’s Research Ethics Office at 780-492-2615. This office has no affiliation with the study investigators.

Should you have any questions, comments, or technical difficulties accessing or completing the survey, I would be pleased to assist you. I can be reached at 780.430.1179 or via email at

Thank you for participating in this important survey.


Marianne Sorensen, PhD, Tandem Social Research Consulting

The 8Rs Redux Library Human Resources Research Team


KATHLEEN DELONG, PHD, Kathleen Delong; 780-492-7675