Please note that this survey is geared toward Archive-It users. If you use a service/tools other than AI, please note this in the comments box (the last question on the survey). Sara Mannheimer is a graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science. Mannheimer is writing a master’s thesis about descriptive metadata in Web collections, under the direction of Professor Denise Anthony.
“The survey seeks to examine how Archive-It partners use descriptive metadata when archiving the Web. Answering the survey will take 5-10 minutes. Your answers will be anonymous. The study has been reviewed and approved by the University of North Carolina Institutional Review Board (http://research.unc.edu/offices/human-research-ethics/index.htm). Please note that your participation is voluntary. You may skip any question for any reason. There are no anticipated risks to answering the survey, and there may be no direct benefit. Additionally, there is no cost or incentive associated with participation.
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Thank you in advance for your time and participation. The resulting paper will be available online at http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/s_papers in June 2013.”