Thank you for agreeing to take part in our survey!

The survey is anonymous and should only take less than 10 minutes to complete. There are 9 questions in all. You can answer questions by selecting the appropriate option and/or typing in your answer.

The purpose of this survey is to learn more about your awareness of Irish Manuscripts Commission (IMC) publications and the way in which you use them, for research or in teaching.

We would also like to ask you for your ideas on the future role of IMC in terms of its publishing and advisory remit.

If there’s something very specific you’d like to mention, then there’s also a general question at the end of the survey where you can tell us about it.

The survey will remain open from 30 April 2018 until 11 May 2018.

If you have any questions about the survey, please do not hesitate to contact us by email at and we will reply within 1 working day.

Thank you for your help!

* 1. IMC publications are based on manuscript sources for history and cover the medieval period through to the twentieth century. They have a broad appeal —from academics to family historians and genealogists. Are you a/an:

* 2. Where are you based?

* 3. How often do you use IMC publications?

* 4. IMC has been publishing primary sources for history in print since 1930. How would you like to see IMC publications made available in the future:

* 5. In 2009 IMC started to make its out-of-print publications available to search online through the Digital Editions section of its website. Have you used IMC’s Digital Editions? [you may select more than one answer]

* 6. What format would you like to see digitised IMC editions presented in?

* 7. Would you like to download PDFs of out-of-print IMC editions?

* 8. IMC has a statutory role to advise the Minister responsible for culture and heritage on manuscripts and cultural objects. IMC also has a public service remit to publish in print — and latterly online — primary sources for Irish history and culture. What role do you see for IMC in the future?

* 9. If you have any additional comments, or something specific you would like to suggest, please do so in the space provided below.