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* 1. In the last year, did you visit the Nevada State Library and use its space and collection?

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* 2. Regardless of your answer in #2, in thinking about the State Library space, which of the following enhancements to the space would improve your ability to study, do research and or work? Check all that apply.

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* 3. What features would you need in a space designed for collaboration? Check all that apply.

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* 4. Which of the following types of spaces do you need but cannot find readily? Check all that apply. Space that allows me to:

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* 5. Are you aware of the following library services? Yes/No

  Yes No
Assistance from library staff at the library reference desk
Assistance from library staff through Ask Us services (web)
Assistance from a librarian for your State agency professional work
Assistance from a librarian for your research
Assistance with copyright questions (fair use, permissions etc)
Tutorials explaining how to use the Library’s resources, materials etc
Services to provide access to State publications
Ability to access electronic databases and other resources

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* 6. How important is each for your research or professional work?

  Essential Very important Somewhat important Not important No opinion
Assistance from library staff at a library service desk
Assistance from library staff through Ask Us services (web or phone)
Assistance from a librarian focused on your State agency information needs
Assistance with copyright questions and proper citations
Tutorials (either online or in person) that explain how to use the State Library’s materials or services

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* 7. Has a librarian every presented or taught in your agency? Y/N

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* 8. What format would you prefer for library instruction? Check all that apply:

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* 9. What would you like to be able to do better when sourcing information for your research or professional work? Check all that apply.

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* 10. If the State Library created video instruction related to the above, how likely would you or your State agency be to use new skills and abilities?

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* 11. Have you ever involved a librarian in a work or research session? Y/N

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* 12. Have you ever used the Nevada State Library through online access to books, articles or library staff?  Y/N

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* 13. If yes, how successful were you at obtaining what you needed?

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* 14. How important is the following in your research or professional work?

  Essential Very important Somewhat important Not important No opinion
Databases
Books
E-books
Reference works
Articles
Journals
Primary resources
Images
Audio
Video
Datasets

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* 15. For your research and professional work, how would you prefer that the State Library provide access to each of the following:

  Strongly prefer electronic Prefer electronic Prefer print Strongly prefer print No opinion
Books
Reference works
Articles
Journals
Primary sources
Images
Data sets

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* 16. What do you usually do with materials that are available only in electronic format from the State Library?

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* 17. In what form would you prefer to have materials made available upon request, electronic or print?

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* 18. In your research or professional work, when you think about reading books or articles that are more than 20 pages hoe do you prefer doing the following tasks?

  Strongly prefer electronic Prefer electronic Prefer print Strongly prefer print No opinion
Reading cover to cover in depth
Reading a section in depth
Comparing treatment of ideas between books, articles etc.
Skimming whole or part
Exploring references
Searching for a particular topic

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* 19. How important is each of the following types of materials to your research and or professional work?

  Essential Very important Somewhat important Not important No opinion
Searching for articles, e-books and more
Searching for e-journals
Searching and using databases
Searching for Nevada State Library books and more
Searching for books and more worldwide
Searching through webpages for specific subjects and information
Searching for market research and data from government sources

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* 20. When you are looking online for an e-book or book in print, where do you search? Check all that apply.

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* 21. In your own research or professional work, which of the following items do you create? Check all that apply:

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* 23. If the Nevada State Library were repurposed and focused on state agencies, it could help me:

  Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree No opinion
Keep current in my field
Be a more productive researcher
Get project funding/grants
Be a more effective employee
Be a more effective manager/leader
Enrich training and instruction
Make more efficient use of my time
Achieve overall professional success

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* 24. Overall, how satisfied are you with the Nevada State Library?

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* 25. How would you prefer to learn about the Nevada State Library’s services, news, events and activities? (please choose up to three)

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* 26. Do you have follow-up comments from any of the previous questions in the survey?

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