This survey was distributed by Harvard Library to graduate students in December 2020. It included survey questions related to accessing materials during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.
- Amy Deschenes
- Song Ha Kim
- What have graduate students done during the pandemic if they haven’t been able to access the physical materials from Harvard that they need for their research and classes?
- Are Harvard graduate students aware that the libraries and archives are able to scan special collections & archival materials for them?
- What barriers prevent students from requesting scans from the libraries?
- What would make it easier for students to request a scan?
Qualtrics survey included these questions from the libraries for graduate students in December 2020. 350+ graduate students completed the survey.
Graduate students will be recruited from all Harvard schools by staff members of the Virtual Teaching & Learning Task Force. Staff members shared the link to the survey via school-specific social media, intranet posts, and email distribution lists.