Do you consider yourself to be a mid-career library professional?

Would you be willing to give some of your time to complete a survey
questionnaire for a research project investigating the continuing
professional development (CPD) needs of mid-career library professionals?
Please read the following information carefully before deciding to

The survey asks you about your current and past CPD activities, what sort
of CPD you hope to pursue in the next two years, and your preferred methods
for receiving CPD.

The results of the research will inform a mapping of skills and knowledge
for those at different stages of their professional career, focusing
particularly on mid-career professionals and forming the basis of a
framework for LIS educators, employers and mid-career professionals to
support ongoing career development.

Victoria University of Wellington requires, and has granted, approval from
the School of Information Management’s Human Ethics Committee for this

This survey will take approximately 20 minutes to complete. You can
withdraw from the project by closing the survey and your results will not
be recorded. Your completion of the survey is taken as giving your informed
consent to participate.

Your response is anonymous and you will not be identified personally in any
written report produced as a result of this research including possible
publication in academic conferences and journals. A copy of the final
report can be requested by entering your email address at the end of the
survey. It cannot be linked to the answers you have given in the survey.

All data collected from participants will be destroyed 2 years after the
completion of the project.

If you have any questions or would like to receive further information
about the project, please contact any of the following.

Philip Calvert

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Jennifer Campbell-Meier

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Brenda Chawner

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Anne Goulding

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ChernLi Liew

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If you are willing to participate in the survey, *please click on this link*

And thank you in advance for your participation in this project.