Research Practices Survey 2015-16
Abstract2015 marks the first year of Carleton\u27s participation in the Research Practices Survey sponsored by the Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium (HEDS). The HEDS Consortium is comprised of a nationwide group of private colleges and universities, who collaboratively collect and share data institutional data.
The HEDS Research Practices Survey is uses the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) competency standards in information literacy to assess student information literacy as well as student research experience. The five-section survey takes roughly fifteen minutes to complete.
Entering first year students were asked to take this survey at the beginning of fall term, and will be asked to take the survey again at the end of spring term to assess the changes in their research experiences and level of information literacy