How do you use YSU's library services? Your response to the following brief survey is voluntary and completely anonymous. The data from this survey will be used to guide the library's strategic planning process, so thank you for telling us what you think! If you have any questions about this project, please contact Becky Moore at 330-941-1720. If you have any questions about your rights as a research participant, please contact Mr. Michael Hripko, Associate VP for Research, at 330-941-2377 or

 *Persons under the age of 18 are not eligible to complete this survey.

**If you are completing this survey manually, please return it to Becky Moore at Maag Library.

* 1. What is your age?

* 2. With which college are you affiliated?

* 3. What is your rank?

* 4. How would you rate your level of confidence in using the following library and information services?

  Very confident Somewhat confident Not very confident Not at all confident I have never used this
Finding a book in the online catalog
Using a call number to find a book on the shelf
Searching for scholarly articles in a research database
Asking for help, either in person or online

* 5. How frequently do you use Maag Library for the following reasons:

  Daily Weekly Monthly Never
Work or study individually
Work or study in a group
Use computers within the library to print
Use computers within the library to access online databases for research
Access online databases from home
Borrow materials from Maag's collection, OhioLink, SearchOhio, or interlibrary loan
Access material on reserve at the Circulation desk
Use special collections (ex. Multimedia Center, government documents, Curriculum Resource Center, microforms or archival collections)
Get assistance with research
Get help at the Writing Center
Get help at the Tech Desk
Attend a class on the lower level
Socialize and/or visit the cafe

* 6. How often have you used the library's instruction program? (This includes ipod tours, class visits to the library, or librarian visits to your classroom.)

* 7. In partnership with the library, the Student Government Association is soliciting donations of textbooks currently used at YSU. This collection would be on reserve at Maag Library, and would make a wider range of textbooks available to all students. Would you use this collection?

  Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
I would use a larger collection of textbooks at the library.
I would donate my textbooks to the library for other students to use.

* 8. Please rate the following statements about Maag Library:

  Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Never used this resource
The technology available at the library meets my needs.
Assistance from the library staff is available when I need it.
The library's collection meets my needs.
The library's physical space meets my needs.

* 9. Do you feel that Maag Library has contributed to your success?

* 10. How could Maag Library better serve your needs?