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Page: Demographic Information
1. Do you work for a(n)
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Count
Academic Library
67.9%36
Public Library
24.5%13
Special Library
3.8%2
Other (please specify)
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3.8%2

2. In what area of the library do you work? (Please select all that apply)
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Count
Public Service: Youth Services
11.3%6
Public Service: Reference
71.7%38
Public Service: Circulation
13.2%7
Public Service: Instruction
49.1%26
Technical Services: Cataloguing
1.9%1
Technical Services: Acquisition
5.7%3
Technical Services: Collection Development
18.9%10
Technical Services: Processing
1.9%1
Administrative Services: Directors/Administrators/Deans
18.9%10
Administrative Services: Support Staff/Paraprofessional 0.0%0
Administrative Services: Network Administrators
7.5%4
Other (please specify)
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9.4%5

3. What is your title/position at your institution?
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4. Total years of experience you have teaching library/information literacy instruction?
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Count
Less than 1 year
7.5%4
1-5 years
30.2%16
6-10 years
20.8%11
11-15 years
15.1%8
16 years or more
26.4%14

5. How much time do you devote to instruction in your current position?
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100% of my time at work 0.0%0
75%-99% of my time at work
3.8%2
50%-74% of my time at work
15.1%8
25%-49% of my time at work
39.6%21
Less than 25% of my time at work
41.5%22

6. Does your library or institution conduct formal (i.e., programmed) library/information literacy instruction or computer classes?
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Count
Yes
75.5%40
No
22.6%12
Don’t know
1.9%1

7. If you answered Yes to Question 6, describe the primary focus of library /information literacy instruction at your institution. (e.g. familiarity with resources, specific concepts and skills, critical thinking, using software, personal computer use, etc.)
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8. Does your institution have a written policy or mission statement for library/information literacy instruction?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
36.5%19
No
46.2%24
Don’t know
17.3%9

Page: For Academic Librarians
9. Which of the following types of library/information literacy instruction are offered by your institution? (Check all that currently apply.)
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Required credit course – elective credit course
22.0%9
Mandatory component of another course
46.3%19
Optional component of another course (discretion of instructor)
65.9%27
Self-directed (library supplied materials: e.g. workbook, audio tape, point of use leaflets, online/Web tutorials)
48.8%20
Voluntarily attended sessions
51.2%21
Other (please describe)
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4.9%2

10. Does your instruction program provide services for distance education courses offered by your university or college?
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Response
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Yes
48.8%20
No
51.2%21

11. What kind of library/information literacy program content is offered by your institution? (Check all that currently apply.)
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Library resources (e.g. library catalog, MeL, databases…)
92.7%38
Research skills for students
82.9%34
Computer classes, e-Mail, Internet
41.5%17
Productivity software (e.g. Microsoft Office)
31.7%13
Personal technology (e.g. digital cameras, iPods…)
7.3%3
Self-directed (e.g. leaflets, online/Web tutorials…)
56.1%23
Other (please describe) 0.0%0

12. Who at your institution is responsible for teaching the above classes? (Check all that apply)
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Response
Count
Librarians
95.2%40
Paraprofessionals
4.8%2
Volunteers 0.0%0
Computer technicians or other technical staff
33.3%14
Other (please describe)
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14.3%6

13. Do you give "in class" or "homework" assignments in your library/information literacy instruction sessions or classes?
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Regularly
22.0%9
Occasionally
26.8%11
Never
51.2%21

14. If you answered yes to question 13, please describe at least one:
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15. If you answered yes to question 13, who grades these assignments?
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Percent
Response
Count
Librarian
30.0%6
Course instructor
20.0%4
Assignments not graded
50.0%10

16. How do you promote library/information literacy instruction within your institution? (Check all that currently apply.)
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Student newspaper
14.6%6
Signs/Flyers
51.2%21
Local newspaper
7.3%3
Faculty meetings or correspondence
87.8%36
Library newsletter
46.3%19
Library Web site
85.4%35
Library Blog
7.3%3
Other (please describe)
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4.9%2

Page: For Public or Special Librarians
17. What kind of library/information literacy program content is offered by your institution? (Check all that currently apply.)
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Library resources (e.g. library catalog, MeL, databases…)
75.0%6
Research skills for students
50.0%4
Computer classes, e-Mail, Internet
62.5%5
Productivity software (e.g. Microsoft Office)
37.5%3
Personal technology (e.g. digital cameras, iPods…)
12.5%1
Self-directed (e.g. leaflets, online/Web tutorials…)
50.0%4
Other (please describe)
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25.0%2

18. Who at your institution is responsible for teaching the above classes?
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Response
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Librarians
87.5%7
Paraprofessionals
12.5%1
Volunteers
12.5%1
Computer technicians or other technical staff 0.0%0
Other (please describe)
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12.5%1

19. How do you promote library/information literacy instruction? (Check all that currently apply.)
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Signs/Flyers
71.4%5
Local newspaper
42.9%3
Library newsletter
85.7%6
Library Web site
71.4%5
Library Blog
28.6%2
Other (please describe)
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28.6%2

Page: Questions for All
20. If you provide library/information literacy instruction, where did you receive your training? (Check all that apply.)
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Graduate course
29.8%14
Undergraduate teacher education
17.0%8
Continuing education
40.4%19
Workshops
57.4%27
On the job training
89.4%42
Other (please describe)
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19.1%9

21. How do you assess the effectiveness of your library/information literacy instruction? (Check all that currently apply.)
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Pre-test/post test
29.8%14
Student survey
38.3%18
Instructor survey
21.3%10
Informal feedback from students
68.1%32
Informal feedback from instructors
59.6%28
Do not assess
12.8%6
Other (please describe)
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10.6%5

22. Does your institution have a formal peer observation program to evaluate library/information literacy instructors?
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Yes
2.1%1
No
97.9%47

23. If you answered Yes to Question #22, please briefly describe your peer observation program.
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24. What statistics do you keep on library/information literacy instruction? (Check all that currently apply.)
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Number of students
89.4%42
Number of classes or sessions
95.7%45
Breakdown by subject or academic department
59.6%28
Other (please describe)
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8.5%4

25. Is there a budget allocation for library/information literacy instruction in your library budget?
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Yes
8.2%4
No
75.5%37
Don't know
16.3%8

26. From the following selections, please rank their importance with regards to the types of professional development training you feel would make your teaching more effective and enhance learning outcomes. (Use 1 for the lowest in priority and 8 for the highest priority)
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Needs assessment13.2% (5)18.4% (7)7.9% (3)15.8% (6)10.5% (4)15.8% (6)13.2% (5)5.3% (2)0.0% (0)4.1838
Instructional Design2.6% (1)5.1% (2)20.5% (8)15.4% (6)12.8% (5)17.9% (7)17.9% (7)7.7% (3)0.0% (0)4.9539
Teaching Methods5.3% (2)7.9% (3)7.9% (3)18.4% (7)21.1% (8)13.2% (5)10.5% (4)15.8% (6)0.0% (0)5.0338
Learning theory or styles9.1% (4)18.2% (8)22.7% (10)15.9% (7)11.4% (5)9.1% (4)6.8% (3)6.8% (3)0.0% (0)3.9144
Collaborative teaching23.1% (9)20.5% (8)10.3% (4)10.3% (4)5.1% (2)10.3% (4)15.4% (6)5.1% (2)0.0% (0)3.7239
Active learning skills0.0% (0)5.6% (2)8.3% (3)5.6% (2)11.1% (4)30.6% (11)22.2% (8)16.7% (6)0.0% (0)5.8636
Assessing learning outcomes2.3% (1)4.7% (2)7.0% (3)11.6% (5)18.6% (8)7.0% (3)11.6% (5)37.2% (16)0.0% (0)5.9343
Using technology to teach20.0% (9)13.3% (6)8.9% (4)6.7% (3)11.1% (5)8.9% (4)17.8% (8)13.3% (6)0.0% (0)4.4045

27. Please provide any additional comments or questions regarding the type of training you feel would benefit your instructional staff.
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