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* 1. Have you ever been to the SPHS library before?

* 2. If you answered YES to question 1, what brought you to the library?

* 3. If you answered NO to question 1, what is keeping you from coming to the library?

* 4. On a scale of 1 to 5, how comfortable would you be finding a book in the SPHS library with no help from a librarian?
(1 being totally uncomfortable; 5 being you don't need any help at all)

* 5. How are the fiction books in the SPHS library arranged?

* 6. How are the nonfiction books in the SPHS library arranged?

* 7. When you are reading a book for pleasure, which of the following formats do you prefer? (Rank your answers in order with 5 being the format you like the most and 1 being the format you like the least.)

  1 (I don't like it) 2 3 4 5 (I love it!) N/A
I like a regular, printed book
I like to read e-books (on a handheld device like a Kindle)
I like to read books on my iPad
I like to read books on my computer
I like to listen to books (audiobooks) on CD, iPod, or other MP3 player

* 8. When you are reading documents to get information for research, which of the following formats do you prefer? (Rank your answers in order with 5 being the format you like the most and 1 being the format you like the least.)

  1 (I hate it.) 2 3 4 5 (I love it!) N/A
I like to get information from a regular, printed book.
I like to get information from the Internet on my computer.
I like to get information from a database on my computer.

* 9. What was the title of the last book you read all the way through?

* 10. What book are you currently reading or would like to read?

* 11. If you could buy five books for the library, what would they be?

* 12. Have you ever asked a member of the SPHS library staff for help?

* 13. If you said "yes" to question #12, how positive was your interaction with that person? (5 means very positive and 1 means awful)

* 14. Do you ever visit the public library?

* 15. If you answered "yes" to question #14, which public library or libraries do you visit? Please check all that apply.

* 16. How would you go about finding information for a World War II research project?

* 17. Do you have Internet access at home?

* 18. On a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being extremely comfortable and 1 being totally uncomfortable, how comfortable are you using a database?

* 19. Have you ever used the AVL (Alabama Virtual Library) before?

* 20. Have you ever used Wikipedia for a school project?

* 21. Do you trust Wikipedia and feel like you get accurate (correct) information when you use it?

* 22. How many times a day do you perform a Google search?

* 23. Do you always find what you need on Google?

* 24. What are some things you look for to tell if a website is reliable or not? In other words, what things about a website cause you to trust the information on it?

* 25. Let's pretend you are researching the life of Shakespeare for English class and your teacher or librarian gave you a list of sources to use that had the exact information you needed in them. If you had a choice, would you use the sources you were given or find the information on your own on the Internet?

* 26. Have you every copied someone's work and turned it in as your own?

* 27. How often do you copy/paste information from a website into a school assignment?

* 28. How many of your teachers accept copy/pasted information for a graded assignment?

* 29. Which of the following Web applications have you used (occasionally or on a regular basis)?

* 30. List one thing the library does not have that would make you want to come in here on your own time.

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