Surveys are often the tool of choice when you want to determine how to meet the needs of your community or measure your library’s impact. But do you know how to use the tool effectively? Choosing the right survey style for the situation and knowing which question type will elicit the best responses are critical elements for gathering meaningful information. Learn how to conduct an effective survey that can be used to make, measure, and meet your library’s goals.
Lynda.dom features many tutorials on assessment topics, ranging from writing survey questions to analyzing survey data, as well as choosing survey software.
Research Integrity & Compliance
Research Integrity & Compliance:
This department ensures research is performed in a safe and ethical manner at the University of South Florida.
IRB (Institutional Review Board) - Human Research Protections
The mission of he University of South Florida's (USF) Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) is to protect the rights, safety, and welfare of human subjects who participate in the research programs of the USF System and its affiliated institutions.
ARC (Applications for Research Compliance)
The Office of Research Integrity & Compliance administers key research-related assurance and compliance programs required by federal and state agencies and programs for the conduct of research at USF. This office manages all aspects of IRB, IACUC (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee) an COI (Conflict of Interest) programs.
The USF IRB is fully electronic; all initial review and subsequent study materials should be submitted via the ARC system. Any questions about the process can be directed to the help desk at 813-974-2880 or RSCHfirstname.lastname@example.org.
To ensure research performed within the university system is safe and ethical; to facilitate the conduct of research; to comply with applicable regulations, laws, and institutional polices; and thereby, promote a culture of integrity in research.