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BIOLOGICAL CONSERVATION


The
I
nterdepartmental

Library
services

and
ideas

for
improvement



Library

Users

Survey



January
-
February

2010


Susanna Del Carlo

susanna.delcarlo@unipr.it





The sample



32
Students


(first/
second

level

degree

courses
)


7
PhD

students



6
Academic

staff






Methods


26
students

individual

interviews



analysis

and data processing (Excel)



3 focus
groups

(3
external

observers
):


E.S.
A
ssociation

students


PhD

Students


Academic

Staff




analysis

and
synthesis





Tools





Semi
-
structured

interviews


Students

were

asked

about
:


-
Their

level

of
satisfaction

(opening hours,
space
,
studying

environment
)

-
Frequency

of
visits

-
Type

of use

-
Preferences

regarding

library

organization

(
rules
,
space
,
etc.)

-
Suggestions

for
improvements

-
Requirements

and
preferences

for new
equipment

and
services

-
Awareness

of
library

services

-
Their

perception

of the
library

in
order

of
importance

as

a
University

service




Focus
groups



PhD

students
: more
emphasis

was

placed

on
aspects

such

as

digital

library

use



Academic

Staff: more
emphasis

was

placed

on
aspects

such

as

potential

requirements

for
learning

and
teaching

resources




Students
: more
emphasis

on
place

and
services




Findings





Students



The
library

was

perceived

as

a key service


(score: 8 out of 10)


Use of the
library

:
daily


Main

use:

1.
Study

area

2.
Textbooks

loans

3. Use of
library

desk
PCs





Finding





Students


Suggestions

for
improvements

in
order

of
priority
:

1. More
seating

and
space

2.
Evening

opening

3. Weekend and
holiday

opening

4. More desk
PCs
-
faster

connection

5. More and
wider

range

of
textbooks

6.
Faster

wi
-
fi

connection






Findings





Students








Requirements
:



Photocopier


Sockets for
portable

PC


Printers


Internal

wi
-
fi

nets








Findings





Students




Findings





Students



Information
requirements
:



first/
second

level

degree

students
:

Databases, e
-
journal
, OPAC
catalogue



They

would

prefer

to be
trained

through
:


Online
Tutorials

(16 out of 26)


Seminars

run

by
librarians









Findings



Focus
group

PhD

students



The
library

play a key
role

for
their

research



They

use
mainly

the
digital

library




Opac




Google/
GoogleScholar




Science
Direct




Web
of

Science /
PubMed



When
they

come to the
library

in
person

they

use: DD*,
books and
print

journals
,
requests

for
library

acquisitions


*
Document

delivery





Findings




Focus Group
PhD

students




Knowledge of
tools

for
bibliographic

research



-

LOW:
often

discovered

by chance


-

NEED for a welcome e
-
mail
message

introducing

the
library
:



PDF file
containing

information
about

resources

and
services

on
offer






Findings




Focus
Group
PhD

students

They

ask

for
:



More
digitalization
/
access

to
individual

archives


E
-
books


User
friendly

access

to
catalogue



E
-
journals

viewing

figures

on
library

homepage




Findings




Focus
Group
PhD

students


Suggestions

for
improvements


Renewed

university

website


More
copies

of books
considered

important




Proposals


Acquisition

of E
-
books
collections


E
-
only

journals


Possibility to
request

DD
directly

from
authors




How

would

PhD

students

like

to
see

the
library
?



Less

emphasis

on routine
burocracy



More information and promotion




Meeting
place

for
scientific

events




One

single
point

of service





Findings



Focus
Group
Academic

Staff


Library:
key

role

for
research

activities



Main

use:
digital

library





Google/
GoogleScholar




Web of Science/
PubMed




e
-
journals

already

known

When
they

come to the
library

in
person

they

use:

DD
*, books and
print

journals
,
requests

for

library

acquisitions

Possibility to
request

DD
directly

from
authors





Findings



Focus
Group
Academic

Staff


Suggestions

for
improvements



E
-
journals

packages


E
-
books


More
copies

of
textbooks

,
updated


Meeting
place

for
scientific

events

and
academic

staff





Findings



Focus
Group
Academic

Staff


Knowledge

of
tools

for
bibliographic

research
:

LOW / NEED of information
guidance




Tutorials

online


User
friendly

portal

for
sharing

tools

and
resources


Restyling of Library Sector
Webpage




Findings



Focus
Group
Academic

Staff



Proposals



Move

to e
-
only

and
increasing

digital

library


Open Access Archives for
academic

stuff

publications


Shared

database for
teaching

materials



(
slides
, images,
CDs

)


New
regulations

for
loans


New design for
library

premises

and
materials


How
would

academic

staff
like

to
see

the
library
?



More
effective

digital

environment




Physical

space
:


Place

for
sharing

and
discussing

ideas

and
topics


Place

for staff and
visitors

for

books

presentations









Thank

you

for

your

kind

attention