Oxfordshire Digital Inclusion Project (ethics ref. no. R66542/RE001)


General Information 

The aim of this study is to help the library improve its digital services.

We appreciate your interest in participating in this online survey. You have been invited to participate as you are using a library computer. Please read through these terms before agreeing to participate by ticking the ‘yes’ box below. You may ask any questions before taking part by contacting the researcher (details below). 

It should take about 8 minutes to complete the questions. No background knowledge is required.

Do I have to take part? 

You do not have to take part, and you may end the survey at any time, for any reason, before submitting your answers by pressing [EXIT].

How will your data be used? 

Your answers will be completely anonymous: we will not be able to connect you with your responses. Your data will be stored in a password-protected file and may be used in academic publications. Your IP address will not be stored. Research data will be stored for a minimum of three years after publication or public release. 

Who will have access to your data? 

The University of Oxford process your personal data for the purpose of the research outlined above. Further information about your personal data rights is available from: https://compliance.web.ox.ac.uk/individual-rights.

The principal researcher for this project is Dr Kira Allmann, who is attached to the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Oxford. 

This project has been reviewed by, and received ethics clearance through, the University of Oxford Central University Research Ethics Committee.

What if there is a problem?

If you have a concern about any aspect of this project, please speak to the researcher Dr Kira Allmann, kira.allmann@csls.ox.ac.uk, who will do their best to answer your query. The researcher should acknowledge your concern within 10 working days and give you an indication of how they intend to deal with it. If you remain unhappy or wish to make a formal complaint, please contact the relevant Chair of the Research Ethics Committee at the University of Oxford:

Chair, Social Sciences & Humanities Inter-Divisional Research Ethics Committee; Email: ethics@socsci.ox.ac.uk; Address: Research Services, University of Oxford, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD