McCarthy Library Survey of Faculty

 
We have created a survey to determine how faculty members use the new library and to identify areas for improvement in services, resources and library instruction. Your help in taking this survey is greatly appreciated!
1. Your position at Napa Valley College:
2. Please indicate how frequently you visit the McCarthy Library for each of the following purposes:
DailyWeeklyMonthlyRarelyNever
To conduct research for your own scholarship
To prepare courses/assignments
To access the online library catalog
To use computers
To place course materials on reserve
To browse for books and/or check out books
To photocopy materials
To get assistance from staff (not including librarians)
To consult with a librarian
To order materials through interlibrary loan
To read periodicals and newspapers
To access reference materials
To access Special Collections
To pick up mail (adjunct)
To use college laptop computers
To access wireless network
3. Please indicate how frequently you visit the McCarthy Library for each of the following purposes: MEETINGS AND ROOM USAGE
DailyWeeklyMonthlyRarelyNever
To conduct class meeting (Course meets in Library classroom)
To use Media viewing rooms
To attend meetings
To bring class for librarian-led orientation
4. How often do you access the library's Website from outside the library?
5. How often do you use the library's website for the following purposes?
DailyWeeklyMonthlyRarelyNever
Your Scholarship
Course preparation
To find books in the SNAP system
To access full-text journal/newspaper articles
Subject guides
Information literacy modules
View "Tips of the Week"
Check library hours
6. Do you have any suggestions for how the library website can be improved?
7. Listed below are types of Resources/Materials currently provided by the library to support the curriculum and student work. Please indicate how satisfied you are with each type of Resource/Material.
Very SatisfiedSomewhat SatisfiedSomewhat DissatisfiedVery DissatisfiedNo Opinion
Books
Electronic books
SNAP Online catalog
Print journals
Scholarly electronic journals (e.g. Gale, EBSCO, ArtStor)
Reference collection
Newspapers (print)
Videos/DVDs
8. Which of the following Resources/Materials are most important to your teaching at NVC? Please rank the Resources/Materials from 1 to 3, where 1 is the most important item.
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Books
Electronic books
SNAP Online catalog
Print journals
Electronic journals (Gale, EBSCO, ArtStor)
Reference collection
Newspapers (print)
Videos/DVDs
9. LIBRARY SERVICES
Listed below are current services offered by the library. Please indicate how satisfied you are with each service.
Very SatisfiedSomewhat SatisfiedSomewhat DissatisfiedVery DissatisfiedNo Opinion
Assistance at circulation desk
Placing materials on reserve
Library web page
Interlibrary loan services
Assistance at the reference desk
Assistance using computers and printers
Hours of operation
Requests for purchase of materials
10. Over the past two semesters, have you scheduled an instruction session (or library workshop) with a librarian for one or more of your courses?
11. How important are the following Library Instruction services to your courses?
High ImportanceMedium ImportanceLow ImportanceNo Importance
Workshops offered through the library success center that I can choose for my classes
Workshops offered through the library success center that students can choose to attend independently
Librarian instruction designed for your course
Student-centered web guides designed for your course
Subject guides to library and web resources
Consultation (for students) with a librarian at reference desk
Consultation (for faculty) with a librarian
12. Please indicate your level of confidence that students in your classes have the ability to differentiate between scholarly and popular literature.
13. Please indicate your level of confidence that students in your classes have the ability to effectively evaluate a website for accurate, authoritative information.
14. How often do you give assignments which REQUIRE your students to use Library Resources?
15. If research is a requirement in your course(s), do you direct students to:
16. Overall, how satisfied are you with Library Instruction services?
17. If there were one thing that the College could do to improve Library & Information Services to better meet your needs, what would that be?
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