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Faculty Survey Stewart Library March 2002

                         Compilation of the Results of the 2002 Faculty Survey

(The Survey was sent to 200 WSU faculty in March 2002   - 130 of the 200   (65%) completed the Survey)

(NOTE:  data in brackets [] represents number of responses)

I.   Demographics -

1.   With which academic department are you primarily   associated?   (Not a compilation)

2.   How many years have you been on the faculty at WSU?          0-5   [ 39]         6-10   [ 48]        11-15   [ 30]         16+   [13]

3.   Do you have tenure?     1.   Yes   [84]                   2.   No   [46]

4.   How important is research to your success at Weber State?

  Very Important       5 [43]   4   [42]    3    [25]    2   [18]   1   [2]    Not Important

                 

5.   Are you currently involved in research that requires library resources?     1.   Yes   [104]     2.   No   [26]

6.   Does your scholarship focus on:   Curriculum Support   [54]       Research   [68]      Other   [8]  

7.   Please indicate your general satisfaction with library resources to support your research:

a.  Access to resources available on-site or online:       

                                           Very satisfied    5   [48]    4   [50]    3   [25]    2   [6]    1   [1]     Not Satisfied  

b.   Access to resources not owned by the Stewart Library        

                                           Very satisfied    5 [41]   4   [49]   3 [34]   2   [5]   1   [1]    Not Satisfied

survey

Frequency of Use

Satisfaction Rating

II.   Collections -

More than once a week

Once a

  week

Once a

  month

Once

a term

Never

5

(high)

4

3

2

1

(low)

Don = t

know

Book collection

10

24

59

35

2

33

61

27

5

2

2

Journal and periodical

collections (print & electronic)

27

43

38

20

2

23

62

24

13

7

1

Reference collection

6

16

40

54

14

28

59

31

1

0

5

Government documents

collection

3

5

17

48

57

28

37

15

2

1

47

Archives and Special Collections

1

2

9

28

90

25

32

6

1

1

65

Reserve collection

9

17

28

34

42

36

48

13

2

0

31

Audiovisual collections

8

24

55

36

7

27

61

30

5

0

7

Curriculum collection

5

9

14

40

62

19

25

21

3

1

61

Overall, how satisfied are you with library resources to support your teaching and student assignments?

                            Very satisfied    5   [39]    4   [68]    3   [19]    3   [3]   1   [1]                Not Satisfied  

Frequency of Use

Satisfaction Rating

III.   Services -

More than once a week

Once a

  week

Once a

  month

Once a term

Never

5

(high)

4

3

2

1

(low)

Don = t

know

Access to library catalogs

and databases

20

62

35

13

5

39

71

16

0

0

4

Remote access to library resources

24

30

42

20

14

41

53

19

3

0

14

Reference Services

3

13

25

59

30

29

49

29

1

2

21

Interlibrary Loan Services

2

9

38

65

16

51

53

10

2

0

14

Library Instruction Sessions

0

0

4

73

52

37

39

14

1

0

39

Consultation with Departmental Liaison Librarian

(Subject Bibliographer)

2

5

45

40

38

55

40

8

1

0

26

Requesting new library materials

2

8

50

54

20

49

51

13

2

1

14

Circulation Services

3

10

39

65

13

46

55

15

1

0

13

Reserve Services

0

9

29

59

31

34

49

18

1

0

26

Media (Audiovisual) Services

5

15

38

42

30

39

56

13

1

1

20

Archives/Special Collections

0

3

10

40

77

14

31

10

2

0

73

Speakers & Events

0

2

21

59

48

29

48

14

2

0

37

Overall, how satisfied are you with the general knowledge,efficiency, and helpfulness of library staff?

Very satisfied    5   [75]   4   [51]   3   [4]    2   [0]    1 [0]      Not Satisfied  

IV.   Priorities - Although you may find the choices difficult, please rank the relative priority of each item within each group.   Mark the items from most to least important to you, with 1 as the highest priority and 4 as the lowest.

Group 1   

  2.36       Add more books & videos to the Library = s collection

  1.35      Subscribe to more print journals

  3.05      Provide access to more electronic full-text journals & periodicals

  3.07      Acquire more material of all kinds in electronic formats

Group 2                    

  3.10      Provide in-depth reference consultation by appointment

  2.15      Provide subject specific (course integrated) library instruction for my students                           

  2.50     Provide general instruction on how to use library resources

  2.28    Provide Web pages linking to resources in my field

Group 3

  2.77     Deliver books and photocopies to a campus address

  2.94       Provide electronic reserve

  2.36       Check-out videos and compact discs to students (in addition to faculty)

              Other (Please specify)                                                     

 

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Updated March 13, 2009 . Please send comments to Joan Hubbard, University Librarian.
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