Services & Policies - Spring 2002
User Satisfaction Survey Preliminary Findings
*to tell if something is fulltext see the table of electronic databases. Databases are abstracts and have no fulltext (N) are fulltext (F) or are partially fulltext (P)
*the new ProQuest Nursing Journals database provides more health related fulltext journals
* the loan period for laptops has been extended
* The Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium, Inc. (PALCI) makes the collections of 25 academic libraries available for direct borrowing by users. PALCI is available on the Library's Online Public Catalog pages. PALCI allows a borrower to initiate the loan of a book out-on-loan from the Weinberg Memorial Collection.
** concerns about the quantity, speed and repair of computers is under study
** the ability to link personal laptops to the wireless network is under investigation
** workstations are planned for the carrels on upper floors.
- Users are pleased that computers are not allowed in the Quiet Study Room, reflecting the general demand for more quiet space. Although some find the Java City Coffee Bar to be noisy, a greater number like it and want it open 24 hours.Reponses to the survey are confidential.
Social Security Numbers are used to select prizewinners but responses to the survey are consolidates so that a response is not associated with an individual.