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You are invited to participate in the survey called "Metadata Practices in Digital Scholarship". This survey is designed to gather information on metadata practices at academic, public and other libraries in relation to digital scholarship. This includes metadata planning, creation, controlled vocabularies, metadata standards/schemas, reference or consultation. The survey has a particular emphasis on metadata reference and consultation services. Digital scholarship is defined in this survey as research and teaching that is made possible by digital technologies or that takes advantage of these technologies to ask and answer questions in new ways; digital scholarship can include work done in the Digital Humanities, E-Science/data management, electronic theses and dissertations, or the digital intellectual and scholarly output of an institution.

Participation is voluntary and you may withdraw from the survey at any time. All responses are anonymous. No names or institution affiliations will be asked.

The survey should take approximately 30 min. to complete. If you have questions about this survey, please contact Jennifer Eustis at [log in to unmask] This survey will close on March 31, 2014.

You can access the survey by clicking on this link: or by copying and pasting this link ( into your browser.

Thank you for participating. Your feedback is important and greatly appreciated.