The University of North Texas Libraries is seeking participants to help evaluate two websites used to promote and support research in LGBT History and Humanities. Participants will review two websites and answer questions about their usefulness. Individuals over the age of 18 are eligible to participate in this study. Participants will receive a $10 Amazon.com gift card at the completion of the one-hour session.
Participants in this study will be required to attend a scheduled one-hour session with UNT Librarians at the Resource Center (2701 Reagan St., Dallas TX 75219) or at Willis Library, on the campus of the University of North Texas.
Interviews are currently being scheduled for:
- Resource Center (Dallas) – Friday, July 18, 2014 9 am – 4 pm
- UNT Willis Library (Denton) – Monday, July 21, 2014 9 am – 4pm
In 2012 the UNT libraries acquired the Resource Center Collection of LGBT history, an important collection of primary source documents, photos, publications and artifacts. LGBT History is a collection development priority for UNT Libraries.
To participate in this study please contact Morgan Gieringer. In your email please include your selected interview location and your availability that day. You will receive a confirmation e-mail with details about the interview time and location.
UNT is also seeking participants to complete an online survey regarding user experience of tool for LGBT special collections. The survey is aimed at improving tools for people doing research in the field of LGBT history. The survey takes 10-15 minutes to complete.
After submitting your survey results you will have the option of providing contact details in a secondary form. By entering your information on this form you will eligible for a random give away for one of two $50.00 gift cards to an online merchant.
The web survey may be found at this location: https://www.library.unt.edu/forms/special-collections-study.