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2013-2014 VT ETD User Survey


In order to improve our service to you, please take a few minutes to complete this survey. Thank you.

Required fields are indicated by a red asterisk  ( * ) .


 

1. Where do you work and/or study?

Education: K-12
Education: college
Education: university
Government
Industry / Business
Other:   

 

2. What do you do? (What is your occupation?)

Administrator
Faculty
Librarian
Researcher
Student
Teacher
Other:   

 

3. What type of computer are you using?

PC
Mac
Unix-based
Don't know
Other:   

 

4. What is the speed/type of connection are you using?

Slower than 14.4kbps
14.4 kbps
28.8 kbps
36.6 kbps
56 kbps
ISDN
Ethernet
T1
Cable modem
Don't know

 

5. Are you familiar with Adobe PDF?

Yes
No

 

6. Are you familiar with online databases?

Yes
No

 

7. If you are from a university, does your institution accept electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)?

Yes
No

 

8. If your institution does not accept ETDs, do you think it should?

Yes
No
No opinion

 

9. Have you ever submitted an ETD?

Yes
No

 

10. For what purpose are you using this digital library?

Check all that apply.
Research
Job related
Personal interest
Learning about ETDs
Other:   

 

11. Did you download any ETDs?

If so, how many?
1-2
3-5
6-10
more than 10

 

12. If you downloaded any ETDs, how did you find them?

Please select all that apply.
Browsed by author
Browsed by department
Searched: Basic
Searched: Advanced
Direct link

 

13. If you downloaded any ETDs, how easy was it to find what you were looking for?

Very easy
Easy
Fairly easy
Difficult
Very difficult

 

14. If you searched for an ETD, how fast was the response to your search request?

Very fast
Fast
Fairly fast
Slow
Very slow

 

15. How often do you plan to use Virginia Tech's ETD library?

Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Occasionally
Rarely

 

16. How often do you plan to use other ETD libraries?

Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Occasionally
Rarely

 

Additional comments:

Please provide any comments about Virginia Tech's ETDs.
 

 

Personal Information (optional)

Name:
Email Address:




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