“How do YOU read?” Study

"How do YOU read?” Study

Only four more days to take the NNELS accessible reading survey!
Survey deadline extended to Sunday, February 23 at midnight Pacific Time.

* Take part in a study about accessible reading … Win Prizes! Receive Honorariums!

NNELS (the National Network for Equitable Library Service) wants to learn more about the different ways people read and listen to books.

Would you like to participate in a lively conversation or reply to a survey about your reading habits and preferences?

Take the online survey here, for a chance to win an Android tablet.

Sign up for a focus group here: Participants receive a $100 honourarium.

For more information, click here.

Do you have difficulty reading a hard copy print book? Do you have a visual, physical, or learning disability that affects your ability to read?

If so, we want to hear from you!

“How do YOU Read?” Survey

When you take this 15-30 minute survey, you will be asked things like:

  • Do you read with your ears, eyes, or fingers?
  • Do you read ebooks, audiobooks, braille, or large print?
  • What devices do you use to read? Computer, tablet, phone, DAISY, magnifier?

There is also space for you to tell us what you most want or need, given your unique circumstances.

If you are a parent of a child with print disabilities, please answer the survey questions about your child.

Survey closes at midnight PST on Sunday, February 23.

Please click here to start the survey and for your chance to win an Android tablet!

Your input will help the Canadian library community and publishing industry better serve the diversity of readers in Canada.

For more information, click here.

How do YOU Read?” Focus Groups

NNELS will be conducting six Focus Groups across Canada and online. If you are selected to participate, you will receive $100 honorarium as a thank you. At the in-person groups, light meal will be served.

If you are interested in finding out more, please sign up here, and we will let you know if you have been selected.

Note: All Focus Groups will be wheelchair accessible, and accommodations for people with various disabilities will be made.

List of Focus Groups:

  • Vancouver: Thursday, February 20 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Edmonton: Sunday, February 23 from noon to 2:30 pm.
  • Online focus group: Monday, February 24, 5:00 pm to 7:15 pm Eastern Time
  • Toronto: Saturday, February 29 from noon to 2:30 pm.
  • Online focus group: Saturday, February 29, 5:00 to 7:15 pm Eastern Time
  • Montreal: Monday, March 2 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Thank you from the NNELS team!

For more information, click here.