UIUC Library's Faculty and Staff Survey

Analysis of Question 7



7. What do you do when you use the University Library from a remote location (campus office, computer lab or off-campus site)? Mark how often you do the activities listed below.
 
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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
Search the UIUC Online Library Catalog 399 (30.2%) 252 (19.1%) 296 (22.4%) 158 (12.0%) 146 (11.1%) 69 (5.2%) 57 3.4 1320
Search library-provided electronic article indexes 386 (29.8%) 221 (17.1%) 228 (17.6%) 133 (10.3%) 177 (13.7%) 149 (11.5%) 83 3.3 1294
Look for other full-text (e.g. reserves, reference works) 259 (20.4%) 180 (14.2%) 231 (18.2%) 178 (14.0%) 219 (17.2%) 203 (16.0%) 107 2.8 1270
Read an electronic book 29 (2.4%) 17 (1.4%) 91 (7.4%) 92 (7.5%) 494 (40.4%) 501 (40.9%) 153 1.1 1224
Look for numeric data 16 (1.3%) 24 (2.0%) 53 (4.4%) 80 (6.6%) 458 (37.9%) 578 (47.8%) 168 0.9 1209
Look for images (e.g. photographs) 19 (1.6%) 24 (2.0%) 60 (4.9%) 101 (8.3%) 478 (39.2%) 536 (44.0%) 159 1.0 1218
Renew or request materials 79 (6.2%) 116 (9.1%) 300 (23.6%) 302 (23.7%) 268 (21.1%) 208 (16.3%) 104 2.3 1273
Look for information about the libraries (e.g. hours) 29 (2.4%) 42 (3.4%) 213 (17.3%) 266 (21.6%) 427 (34.7%) 253 (20.6%) 147 1.8 1230
Contact Ask a Librarian 6 (0.5%) 5 (0.4%) 43 (3.5%) 136 (11.1%) 544 (44.6%) 487 (39.9%) 156 0.9 1221
Contact a Librarian 6 (0.5%) 27 (2.2%) 77 (6.3%) 176 (14.3%) 525 (42.7%) 419 (34.1%) 147 1.2 1230