UIUC Library's Faculty and Staff Survey

Analysis of Question 11



11. How easy does the University Library make it for you to:
 
Library:
Title:
Dept:
Sort By:
  Very Easy (5) (4) (3) (2) Not Easy (1) No Answer MEAN TOTAL
Search the library catalog for books/journals 624 (49.2%) 377 (29.7%) 212 (16.7%) 33 (2.6%) 22 (1.7%) 109 4.2 1268
Find a book in a campus library 532 (42.3%) 424 (33.7%) 236 (18.8%) 39 (3.1%) 27 (2.1%) 119 4.1 1258
Request a book that is not available at UIUC 554 (44.4%) 417 (33.4%) 219 (17.5%) 41 (3.3%) 17 (1.4%) 129 4.2 1248
Find references to journal articles 488 (39.5%) 423 (34.2%) 265 (21.4%) 40 (3.2%) 20 (1.6%) 141 4.1 1236
Find an electronic journal 559 (45.2%) 381 (30.8%) 250 (20.2%) 31 (2.5%) 16 (1.3%) 140 4.2 1237
Find a print journal in the library 347 (28.4%) 449 (36.8%) 344 (28.2%) 56 (4.6%) 24 (2.0%) 157 3.9 1220
Get journal articles not available at UIUC 285 (23.5%) 395 (32.6%) 381 (31.5%) 100 (8.3%) 50 (4.1%) 166 3.6 1211
Determine years available for electronic journals 350 (29.0%) 390 (32.4%) 334 (27.7%) 93 (7.7%) 38 (3.2%) 172 3.8 1205
Find information about the library 435 (35.7%) 441 (36.2%) 274 (22.5%) 49 (4.0%) 18 (1.5%) 160 4.0 1217
Find a computer to use in the library 340 (29.4%) 356 (30.8%) 375 (32.5%) 49 (4.2%) 35 (3.0%) 222 3.8 1155
Get help when you need it 446 (36.8%) 466 (38.4%) 260 (21.5%) 28 (2.3%) 12 (1.0%) 165 4.1 1212
Use the library web site 532 (42.9%) 444 (35.8%) 189 (15.3%) 48 (3.9%) 26 (2.1%) 138 4.1 1239
Contact the library employee or office you need 360 (30.2%) 425 (35.7%) 335 (28.1%) 58 (4.9%) 13 (1.1%) 186 3.9 1191
Request library instruction for your class 222 (21.8%) 202 (19.8%) 501 (49.2%) 35 (3.4%) 59 (5.8%) 358 3.5 1019
Manage your library account (e. g., renew books) 560 (47.0%) 340 (28.5%) 243 (20.4%) 33 (2.8%) 16 (1.3%) 185 4.2 1192
Be informed about changes in library services, programs, and collections 250 (21.5%) 345 (29.7%) 428 (36.8%) 102 (8.8%) 37 (3.2%) 215 3.6 1162
 
 
Library (primary):
Title:
DEPT:
Sort By:
  Very Easy (combined) - Not Easy No Answer MEAN TOTAL
Search the library catalog for books/journals 1001 (78.9%) 245 (19.3%) 22 (1.7%) 109 4.2 1268
Find a book in a campus library 956 (76.0%) 275 (21.9%) 27 (2.1%) 119 4.1 1258
Request a book that is not available at UIUC 971 (77.8%) 260 (20.8%) 17 (1.4%) 129 4.2 1248
Find references to journal articles 911 (73.7%) 305 (24.7%) 20 (1.6%) 141 4.1 1236
Find an electronic journal 940 (76.0%) 281 (22.7%) 16 (1.3%) 140 4.2 1237
Find a print journal in the library 796 (65.2%) 400 (32.8%) 24 (2.0%) 157 3.9 1220
Get journal articles not available at UIUC 680 (56.2%) 481 (39.7%) 50 (4.1%) 166 3.6 1211
Determine years available for electronic journals 740 (61.4%) 427 (35.4%) 38 (3.2%) 172 3.8 1205
Find information about the library 876 (72.0%) 323 (26.5%) 18 (1.5%) 160 4.0 1217
Find a computer to use in the library 696 (60.3%) 424 (36.7%) 35 (3.0%) 222 3.8 1155
Get help when you need it 912 (75.2%) 288 (23.8%) 12 (1.0%) 165 4.1 1212
Use the library web site 976 (78.8%) 237 (19.1%) 26 (2.1%) 138 4.1 1239
Contact the library employee or office you need 785 (65.9%) 393 (33.0%) 13 (1.1%) 186 3.9 1191
Request library instruction for your class 424 (41.6%) 536 (52.6%) 59 (5.8%) 358 3.5 1019
Manage your library account (e. g., renew books) 900 (75.5%) 276 (23.2%) 16 (1.3%) 185 4.2 1192
Be informed about changes in library services, programs, and collections 595 (51.2%) 530 (45.6%) 37 (3.2%) 215 3.6 1162