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Architecture: SoA Graduate Research Skills Questionnaire

Questionnaire

SoA Graduate Research Skills Questionnaire

This questionnaire is designed to help you and the University Libraries to evaluate your research skills, awareness, and needs.  Responses will be reviewed to inform instruction, but the data will not be analyzed or published.
 
Use the links to explore each topic before choosing a response.
 

Respond to the SoA Graduate Research Skills Questionnaire at:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/gradquestionnaireSoA18-19

 
 
This is a mockup of the questionnaire:
 

1. I know that a librarian works with the School of Architecture.
https://www.library.cmu.edu/research/expert

Yes

Not sure

2. I know that the library has a web site to support my work.
https://www.library.cmu.edu/

https://www.library.cmu.edu/using/start/graduate

Yes

Not sure

3. I know that the library provides guides on many topics to support research.
http://guides.library.cmu.edu/
http://guides.library.cmu.edu/architecture

Yes

Not sure

4. I know how to use the library's 'everything,' 'articles & more,' and 'books & more' searches to find articles and books (including eBooks).
https://www.library.cmu.edu/

Yes

Not sure

5. I am familiar with research databases for architecture and other subjects.
http://guides.library.cmu.edu/az.php?a=all&s=100368
http://guides.library.cmu.edu/az.php

Yes

Not sure

6. I am familiar with specialized databases like OnArchitecture, MADCAD, BuildingGreenSuite, ULI Case Studies, ARTstor, and CumInCAD.
http://guides.library.cmu.edu/architecture

Yes

Not sure

7. I know how to access the library's subscriptions to electronic and print journals.
https://www.library.cmu.edu/find/Journals

Yes

Not sure

8. I know how to find theses and dissertations.
http://search.proquest.com/pqdtglobal/index

Yes

Not sure

9. I know how to use WorldCat to identify books and other sources at other universities.
http://firstsearch.oclc.org/fsip?dbname=WorldCat&done=referer

Yes

Not sure

10. I know how to request a book or article through interlibrary loan.
https://www.library.cmu.edu/using/requesting

Yes

Not sure

11. I am familiar with Google Scholar and how to use Library Links settings to connect to Carnegie Mellon holdings.
https://scholar.google.com/
https://scholar.google.com/scholar_settings?sciifh=1&hl=en&as_sdt=0,39#2

Yes

Not sure

12. I understand cited reference searching using Web of Science:
http://apps.webofknowledge.com/WOS_CitedReferenceSearch_input.do?SID=1FQsDAVM2Xi59bgiKMb&product=WOS&search_mode=CitedReferenceSearch


Yes

Not sure

13. I know how research impact is measured.
http://guides.library.cmu.edu/biblio

Yes

Not sure

14. I know how to manage references with citation management software.
http://guides.library.cmu.edu/CitationManagement

Yes

Not sure

15. I know the importance of researcher identifiers, such as ORCID IDs.
https://www.library.cmu.edu/datapub/id/orcidinitiative

Yes

Not sure

16. I know how to manage research data.
https://www.library.cmu.edu/datapub/dms

Yes

Not sure

17. I know about open access and open access publishing.
https://www.library.cmu.edu/datapub/sc/oa/
https://www.library.cmu.edu/datapub/help/category/170

Yes

Not sure

18. I know about our institutional repository, Kilthub.
https://www.library.cmu.edu/kilthub/

Yes

Not sure

19. I know the basics about copyright, fair use, and plagiarism.
https://www.library.cmu.edu/datapub/copyright/

Yes

Not sure

20. I know where to get advice on presenting my research.
http://www.cmu.edu/gcc/

Yes

Not sure

21. I know that the library offers workshops on useful topics.
https://cmu.libcal.com/calendar/events/

Yes

Not sure