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<font><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><b><span>Study Title:</span></b><span> Factors Influencing Men Born After 1981 Currently Enrolled in Library and</span><span> Information Science Graduate Programs to Become Professional Librarians</span></span></font>
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<font><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><span>Hello! I am currently investigating 
social, cultural, economic, political, and/or technological factors that
 influence men to become professional librarians.  This is my 
dissertation research, in partial fulfillment of the requirements
 for the Doctor of Philosophy, Library and Information Management degree
 at Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.</span></span></font></p><font><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">
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<font><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><span>If you are a <b>male born after 1981</b> and <b>currently enrolled</b> in a library graduate program, please volunteer to participate in my electronic survey. To do so, please follow this
</span><span><a href="https://kstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_e2rJHLGuIOWFv6d" target="_blank">link</a></span><span>.
<br></span></span></font></p><p><font><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><span>This
 survey can be completed in 15 minutes.  At the end, you will have an 
opportunity to volunteer to be interviewed. All results will be 
aggregated before being reported and used for research purposes only.  
All identifying
 information will be kept completely confidential. </span></span></font></p><font><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">
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<font><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><span>If you may have questions regarding the study, please contact me or a member of my dissertation committee, Dr. Mirah Dow:
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<font><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><span>Heidi Blackburn <a href="mailto:hblackbu@g.emporia.edu" target="_blank">
hblackbu@g.emporia.edu</a></span></span></font></p><font><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">
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<font><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><span>Dr. Mirah Dow <a href="mailto:mdow@emporia.edu" target="_blank">mdow@emporia.edu</a></span></span></font></p><p>
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</span></font><p><font><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><span>I hope that you will participate.  Thank you in advance. 
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<font><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><span>Heidi Blackburn<br>
PhD candidate</span></span></font></p><font><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">
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<font><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><span>School of Library and Information Management</span></span></font></p><font><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">
<span>Emporia State University</span></span></font></div>