UIUC Library's Faculty and Staff Survey

Analysis of Question 6



6. Why do you visit the University Library in person? Mark how often you do the activities listed below in the primary library you use.
 
Library:
Title:
Dept:
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  More Often than Weekly (5) Weekly (4) Monthly (3) Quarterly (2) Less Often than Quarterly (1) Not Applicable No Answer MEAN TOTAL
Look for an article (print) 36 (2.9%) 97 (7.7%) 298 (23.7%) 260 (20.7%) 382 (30.3%) 186 (14.8%) 118 2.2 1259
Look for an article (electronic) 99 (8.3%) 86 (7.2%) 115 (9.6%) 88 (7.3%) 410 (34.2%) 402 (33.5%) 177 2.2 1200
Look for a book (print) 61 (4.8%) 108 (8.4%) 343 (26.8%) 297 (23.2%) 330 (25.8%) 142 (11.1%) 96 2.4 1281
Look for book (electronic) 42 (3.6%) 42 (3.6%) 106 (9.1%) 98 (8.4%) 428 (36.8%) 447 (38.4%) 214 1.8 1163
Look for other materials (e.g. maps, microforms, photos) 13 (1.1%) 23 (1.9%) 99 (8.3%) 130 (10.9%) 475 (39.8%) 454 (38.0%) 183 1.6 1194
Review newly arrived items 16 (1.3%) 46 (3.8%) 133 (11.1%) 127 (10.6%) 444 (37.2%) 429 (35.9%) 182 1.8 1195
Consult library staff 15 (1.2%) 48 (3.9%) 154 (12.6%) 246 (20.1%) 482 (39.4%) 279 (22.8%) 153 1.8 1224
Photocopy 13 (1.1%) 44 (3.7%) 138 (11.6%) 157 (13.2%) 384 (32.3%) 452 (38.0%) 189 1.8 1188
Use library computers 29 (2.4%) 51 (4.3%) 101 (8.5%) 97 (8.2%) 400 (33.6%) 512 (43.0%) 187 1.8 1190
Individual study/work 43 (3.6%) 50 (4.2%) 101 (8.5%) 104 (8.7%) 371 (31.1%) 525 (44.0%) 183 1.9 1194
Group study/work 9 (0.8%) 20 (1.7%) 27 (2.3%) 36 (3.1%) 359 (30.8%) 715 (61.3%) 211 1.4 1166
Browse print journals 23 (1.9%) 70 (5.7%) 193 (15.7%) 194 (15.8%) 400 (32.6%) 347 (28.3%) 150 2.0 1227
Browse the shelves for books 31 (2.5%) 66 (5.4%) 197 (16.0%) 214 (17.4%) 400 (32.5%) 322 (26.2%) 147 2.0 1230
 
 
Library:
Title:
DEPT:
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  Weekly or More Often Monthly or Quarterly Less Often than Quarterly Not Applicable No Answer MEAN TOTAL
Look for an article (print) 133 (10.6%) 558 (44.3%) 382 (30.3%) 186 (14.8%) 118 2.2 1259
Look for an article (electronic) 185 (15.4%) 203 (16.9%) 410 (34.2%) 402 (33.5%) 177 2.2 1200
Look for a book (print) 169 (13.2%) 640 (50.0%) 330 (25.8%) 142 (11.1%) 96 2.4 1281
Look for book (electronic) 84 (7.2%) 204 (17.5%) 428 (36.8%) 447 (38.4%) 214 1.8 1163
Look for other materials (e.g. maps, microforms, photos) 36 (3.0%) 229 (19.2%) 475 (39.8%) 454 (38.0%) 183 1.6 1194
Review newly arrived items 62 (5.2%) 260 (21.8%) 444 (37.2%) 429 (35.9%) 182 1.8 1195
Consult library staff 63 (5.1%) 400 (32.7%) 482 (39.4%) 279 (22.8%) 153 1.8 1224
Photocopy 57 (4.8%) 295 (24.8%) 384 (32.3%) 452 (38.0%) 189 1.8 1188
Use library computers 80 (6.7%) 198 (16.6%) 400 (33.6%) 512 (43.0%) 187 1.8 1190
Individual study/work 93 (7.8%) 205 (17.2%) 371 (31.1%) 525 (44.0%) 183 1.9 1194
Group study/work 29 (2.5%) 63 (5.4%) 359 (30.8%) 715 (61.3%) 211 1.4 1166
Browse print journals 93 (7.6%) 387 (31.5%) 400 (32.6%) 347 (28.3%) 150 2.0 1227
Browse the shelves for books 97 (7.9%) 411 (33.4%) 400 (32.5%) 322 (26.2%) 147 2.0 1230