Research readiness self-assessment: Assessing students’ research skills and attitudes

Lana Ivanitskaya, Ryan Laus, Anne Marie Casey

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Librarians and learning researchers at Central Michigan University collaboratively developed an online tool that assesses how student research attitudes and perceptions correlate to their actual research skills in order to educate them about state-of-the-art library resources and prepare them to write high-quality research papers. This article describes the reasons for developing the assessment as well as the design process and technical characteristics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)167-183
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Library Administration
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - Jan 2004


  • Assessment
  • Distance learners
  • Information literacy
  • Library instruction


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