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Information Usage Survey
 

Name:
Email:
School or College:
Gender Female      Male

1. Have you had online library instruction lasting more than 30 minutes?  
Yes   No

Rate how frequently you use these library services:

 

Weekly

Monthly

Occasionally

Rarely
  1. How often do you visit a library to obtain books or other printed information?
  1. How often do you visit a library to search the internet or check e-mail?
  1. How often do you visit a library to do word processing?

5. Which of the following would give you the most current information on a topic?

text books periodical articles
encyclopedias handbooks

Rate your proficiency with the following applications:

 

Beginner

Intermediate

Advanced

Never Used
  1. E-mail and/or Word processing (e.g. MS Word or WordPerfect)
  1. MySpace and/or Facebook
  1. Presentation software (e.g. PowerPoint)
  1. Using an IPod or PDA
  1. Internet search engines (e.g. Yahoo or Google)
  1. Creating a web page or wiki
  1. Blogging
  1. Online catalog (e.g. Sterling)
  1. Online library databases (e.g. EBSCOhost or Ethnic News Watch)
  1. Using RSS Feeds

For each of the following please indicate if you:

 

Strongly agree

Agree

Disagree

Strongly disagree
  1. Have found it difficult to state a research question for a class project
  1. Have had difficulty locating and retrieving the information I need
  1. Have had problems determining the validity of the information I find on the web
  1. Have had problems organizing and using the information I found for my assignments

20. It is a good idea to consult a librarian when:
You don't know where to start looking or need more information on a subject
You want to be sure you have used the best resources for your research
You need help using the Internet for research
None of the above
All of the above

    

 
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