I am conducting a project on the perspectives of faculty on Wikipeida
and would like to invite you to answer the following survey.
I also need your help in distributing the survey. Please feel free
to post it at your college/university community.
Thank you very much for your help.
The survey is available at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=833013431995
Title: The Perspectives of Faculty on Wikipedia
Conducted by: Hsin-liang Chen, School of Information, University of
Texas at Austin (phone: 512-232-9219, email: chen(a)ischool.utexas.edu)
Purpose: The project aims to understand the use of Wikipedia by
faculty for performing their job duties.
Procedure: 17-27 questions
•Tell us about yourself: collect basic demographic data
•Use of online information: email, Web, and databases
•Use of Wikipedia
Time: Approximately 10-15 minutes
Confidentiality and privacy protections: You will not reveal your
personal identification. The investigator does not ask any questions
regarding your personal identification. The online survey is
If you need a copy of documentation, please print this cover letter
for future reference. Thank you for your participation.
Dr. Hsin-liang (Oliver) Chen
School of Information Assistant Professor
1 University Station D7000 Phone: 512-232-9219 Fax: 512-471-3971
The University of Texas at Austin Email: chen(a)ischool.utexas.edu
Austin, TX 78712-0390 URL: