Frequently Asked Questions

This site serves as a simple access point for learning objects associated with the Brock University Library. The learning objects featured here are meant for asynchronous, self-paced learning. They focus on skills related to library research and information literacy.
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We track demographic and learner experience data through optional lesson surveys to help us understand our audience at a more granular level. You should not feel pressured to complete these surveys, though we appreciate any and all feedback. And please note that this data is only used for internal purposes: we will not use this data for anything other than this purpose without 1) ethics clearance and 2) participant consent.

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