Library Life Pulse - University of Pretoria Library Services
Mrs Zenzile Ntshabele
Tel +27 (0)12 420 3718
Informed consent for the participation in the Library Life Pulse survey
Welcome to the Library Life Pulse, a vital survey about your interactions with the University of Pretoria’s Department of Library Services. Your feedback will assist the library in better understanding user needs and developing future services. Before agreeing to participate in this survey, you should be aware of the procedure and terms of the survey.
The purpose of this survey is to assess the library's impact and experience. As a result, the study includes questions about your use and experience of library services. Alterline, an independent research agency, is administering the questionnaire. All survey responses will be reported anonymously and will in no way be associated with you. We have found this survey takes, on average, 15 minutes to complete.
You may be asked to provide us with personally identifiable information when completing this survey, which may include, but is not limited to, your opinions and views, as well as demographic information. Alterline will use your feedback and demographic information to create a report that will be made available to the DLS, aggregating the responses of all survey participants. The research ensures the privacy and confidentiality of the respondents, the survey is completely anonymous. Furthermore, participation in the survey is entirely voluntary, and you can stop answering the questions at any time, and your previous responses will not be used. You may also withdraw your consent after responding by emailing Alterline at
. The DLS will adhere to all ethical guidelines provided by the ethical clearance office and guarantees that you will not suffer any harm as a result of your participation in the survey.
By clicking ‘Start’, you agree to participate in the research and to the terms outlined above.
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