#3 -Consistency (or lack of) in Library Jargon in Libraries

1. Consistency (or lack of ) in Library Jargon in Libraries

 
This short questionnaire attempts to measure the consistency (or lack of) in library signage and terminology in libraries in Canada and the United States.

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Ms. Angela Cartmell
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718-982-3867

Thank you for completing the questionnaire,

Mark Aaron Polger
Instruction / Reference Librarian
College of Staten Island
City University of New York
MarkAaron.Polger@csi.cuny.edu
718-982-4065
1. What type of library are you employed at?
2. Where is your library located?
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3. Is your job title on your business card consistent with what is written on your library web site?
4. Is your job title on your email signature file consistent with what is written on your library web site?
5. Is the signage for "Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery" consistent with what is written in marketing materials (posters, flyers, brochures)?
6. Is the signage for "Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery" consistent with what is written on your library web site?
7. Is "Databases" or "Find Articles" written consistently in marketing materials (posters, flyers, brochures) and on the library web site?
8. Is "Library Catalog/Library Catalogue" written consistently in marketing materials (posters, flyers, brochures) and on your library web site?
9. Is "Library Catalog/Library Catalogue" written consistently in signage and on your library web site?
10. Are there any future plans to develop an authority list to ensure there is consistency in library signage, terminology, and on your library web site?
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