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Dear all,

Please consider the following invitation to participate in a research
project.

Health sciences librarians across the US teach faculty, students, and staff
about how to search the peer-reviewed literature. Although there are
undoubtedly common themes among these instruction sessions, each librarian
makes choices about the specific content covered based on time constraints
and the perceived needs of the target population. Therefore, there are many
variations on content taught.

We are inviting you to participate in a research study aimed at describing
this variation in instruction content and how this may vary by discipline
of target audience, student or professional status, and type of
environment.

If you choose to participate, you will be asked to complete a survey that
consists of six questions. The survey also allows you to upload slides,
learning objectives, or a lesson plan used to teach searching.

This survey is expected to take between 10 and 15 minutes to complete.

*Participation in this study is completely voluntary.*  You can choose to
complete the survey or not, and may choose to stop the survey and leave the
study at any time.  *This survey is being conducted anonymously*.

If you would like to participate in the study, please use *this link*
<https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/teachsearch> to access the survey*.*

Beginning the survey implies consent to collect and analyze the data
supplied in your responses.

 The survey will remain open and available until* January 13*.

If you have any questions about the study, please contact one of us
directly:

Erica Brody, [log in to unmask], (804) 828-2004

John Cyrus, [log in to unmask], (804) 828-1881

Thanks for considering this request.