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Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

1/1a. Which starting point used to begin locating information

Which of these four starting points do you use to begin locating information for your research?

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3a. Describe point of view: Articles I need not available

Describe point of view: A substantial problem for me is that journal articles I need are sometimes not available at my university or in my locale and I have to get them from another source ... (view details)

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3b. Describe point of view: Dependent on electronic resources in future

Describe point of view: I will become increasingly dependent upon electronic research resources in the future

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3c. Describe point of view: More/better use of journals if easier to get info

Describe point of view: I would make more and better use of academic journals if it were easier and less time-consuming to get the information I wanted from collections of back issues ... (view details)

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3d. Describe point of view: Crucial to maintain hard-copy journals

Describe point of view: Regardless of how reliable and safe electronic collections of journals may be, it will always be crucial for some libraries to maintain hard-copy collections of journals ... (view details)

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3e. Describe point of view: Important to familiarize myself w/electronic resourc

Describe point of view: I consider it an important part of my work to familiarize myself with available electronic research resources, such as computer-based collections of academic journals ... (view details)

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3f. Describe point of view: If cancelled print version but available electronica

Describe point of view: If my library cancelled the current issues of a print version of a journal but continued to make them available electronically, that would be fine with me ... (view details)

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3g. Describe point of view: Information in back issues extremely valuable

Describe point of view: The information in back issues of academic journals is extremely valuable to me

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3h. Describe point of view: Articles I need often not in electronic collections

Describe point of view: I'm often frustrated by electronic collections of journals because more often than not the article I need isn't in the collections ... (view details)

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3i. Describe point of view: Electronic versions don't have all that's in hard co

Describe point of view: I'm often frustrated by electronic versions of journals because often the articles aren't the same as the hard copy, they often don't have all of the charts, illustrations, and exhibits that were in the hard copy ... (view details)

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3j. Describe point of view: Using library hard, prefer office/home

Describe point of view: I often find using the library to be difficult and time consuming. I'd much rather be able to get the information I need from a computer in my office or home ... (view details)

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3k. Describe point of view: Electronic resourses invaluable tools

Describe point of view: Electronic research resources (e.g., computer databases of academic journals) are invaluable research tools ... (view details)

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3l. Describe point of view: Prefer to use hard-copy than electronic collections

Describe point of view: I'd prefer to just use hard-copy collections of journals rather than use electronic collections

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3m. Describe point of view: Within 5 years hard-copy books unnecessary

Describe point of view: Within the next five years, the use of e-books will be so prevalent among faculty and students it will not be necessary to maintain library collections of hard-copy books ... (view details)

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3n. Describe point of view: Happy to see hard-copy discarded and replaced

Describe point of view: Assuming that electronic collections of journals are proven to work well and are readily accessible, I would be happy to see hard-copy collections discarded and replaced entirely by electronic collections ... (view details)

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3o. Describe point of view: Crucial to archive/catalog/protect electronic journa

Describe point of view: With more and more journals becoming available electronically, it is crucial that libraries, publishers, or electronic databases archive, catalog, and protect these electronic journals ... (view details)

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3p. Describe point of view: Crucial to maintain hard-copy journals

Describe point of view: Regardless of how reliable and safe electronic collections of journals may be, it will always be crucial for my college or university library to maintain hard-copy collections of journals ... (view details)

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3q. Describe point of view: Rather read printed format than off computer

Describe point of view: I'd much rather read the current issue of a journal in its original printed format than read it off a computer screen or printed out from an electronic database ... (view details)

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3r. Describe point of view: Library money should be directed to other needs

Describe point of view: Because scholarly material is available electronically, colleges and universities should redirect the money spent on library buildings and staff to other needs ... (view details)

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3s. Describe point of view: Satisfied with extent online resources are available

Describe point of view: I am completely satisfied with the extent to which online resources (e.g., electronic repositories of printed and visual material) are available to me ... (view details)

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3t. Describe point of view: Would like help blogs/wikis/podcasts

Describe point of view: I would like to have help from my college or university in creating, contributing to, or using blogs, wikis, podcasts, and other types of interactive, community sites ... (view details)

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3u. Describe point of view: Interested to access collections of peers

Describe point of view: I would be very interested in participating in an electronic service that allows me to access the personal scholarly collections of my peers/colleagues ... (view details)

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

3w. Describe point of view: Role of librarians just as important as in past

Describe point of view: The role librarians play at this institution is just as important as it has been in the past

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

4a. How dependent on library for research

How dependent would you say you are on your college or university library for research you conduct?

Taken from: Ithaka 2006 Survey of US Higher Education Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors.

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