The Allan Hancock Library strives to provide excellent materials and services. To help us ensure that we do so, we ask that you fill out this survey. Your answers will be used to help us create a better library experience.

How many times per semester do you typically use the AHC library in person?

 

Please rate the following reasons why you come into the library 

Study

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

Meet with a group

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

Hang out between classes

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

Ask a librarian for help

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

Borrow books or other materials

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

Find books and/or media

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

Use textbooks or other materials required for my classes

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

Read print magazines, journals or newspapers

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

Read eBooks

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

Find magazine, journal or newspaper articles using online databases (Academic Search Premier, SIRS, etc.)

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

Watch a video (DVD,VHS)

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

Use library computers for research or assignments

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

Use my laptop computer

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

Access Blackboard or myHancock

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

Print or photocopy material

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

Attend meetings

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

Use a study room

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

 

How many times per semester do you typically visit the library website?

 

Please rate the following reasons why you visit the library website 

Ask a librarian for help (eReference)

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

Use the library catalog to find books and media

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

Read eBooks

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

Find magazine, journal or newspaper articles using online databases (Academic Search Premier, SIRS, etc.)
 

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

Use research guides (LibGuides)

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

Find out when the library is open

 

Essential.Moderate.Not a reason 

  

 

If you have come with a class to the library for a formal library orientation, did it help you improve your grade on an assignment?

 

Do you use the library (in person or online) for online classes?

 

When looking for information that I need for either class or personal use, I find the information I need using: 

Internet search engines (Google, Bing, etc.)

 

Several times a weekAbout once a weekA few times a monthRarelyNever 

  

 

Other internet sites (Wikipedia, etc.)

 

Several times a weekAbout once a weekA few times a monthRarelyNever 

  

 

Library online article databases (Academic Search Premier, SIRS, etc.)

 

Several times a weekAbout once a weekA few times a monthRarelyNever 

  

 

Print newspapers, magazines, journals

 

Several times a weekAbout once a weekA few times a monthRarelyNever 

  

 

Books (print or electronic)

 

Several times a weekAbout once a weekA few times a monthRarelyNever 

  

 

LibGuides (online research guides)

 

Several times a weekAbout once a weekA few times a monthRarelyNever 

  

 

Videos (VHS, DVD, etc.)

 

Several times a weekAbout once a weekA few times a monthRarelyNever 

  

 

 

I am able to find the information or materials I need in the library

 

 

 

 

 
Which Allan Hancock Library location do you use? (choose all that apply)