Two years after the consolidation of the dentistry library

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  • Two years after the consolidation of the dentistry library

    1. 1. Two Years after the Consolidation of the Dentistry Library Reflections and Perspectives from the Dental Community Mark MacEachern; Whitney Field; Carol Shannon Taubman Health Sciences Library University of Michigan markmac@umich.edu © Regents of the University of Michigan 2010
    2. 2. Outline • Context • Methods • Results • Overall findings • Future plans 2
    3. 3. Context • In-building library • 1970s • Supportive community • Closed June 08 • Collection moved to THL • Serves: • dentistry • medicine • pharmacy • nursing • public health • etc. • Transition team
    4. 4. Methods • Surveyed community early (5 qn) • Ran similar survey 2 yrs later (6 qn) • Online, emailed to schoolwide list • SurveyMonkey and Qualtrics Survey 1 Survey 2 Faculty 49 (31%) 39 (52%) Staff 31 (19%) 21 (28%) Student 80 (50%) 15 (20%) Total 160 75
    5. 5. Methods • Surveyed community early (5 qn) • Ran similar survey 2 yrs later (6 qn) • Online, emailed to schoolwide list • SurveyMonkey and Qualtrics Survey 1 Survey 2 Faculty 49 (31%) 39 (52%) Staff 31 (19%) 21 (28%) Student 80 (50%) 15 (20%) Total 160 75
    6. 6. Survey 1 most frequently used DL services 90 68 # of responses 45 23 0 scanners study space librarian print coll services (exc ejournals)
    7. 7. Survey 1 most frequently used DL services 90 68 # of responses 45 stayed in promote other office hours doc delivery 23 SOD spaces 0 scanners study space librarian print coll services (exc ejournals)
    8. 8. Survey 2 how often do you visit? 30 23 # of responses 15 8 0 never rarely (1-4) sometimes (5-9) frequently (10+) visits
    9. 9. reference ebooks would use more libguides consults Survey 2 office hours reserves print collection have used online tutorials study space 7fast 40 30 20 10 0
    10. 10. Survey 2 have used would use more - print used heavily (so is delivery) 40 - ppl would like to use online tutorials - ebooks - increase accessibility? (OH) 30 - libguides are used more heavily than this suggests (>students) 20 10 0 7fast study space online tutorials print collection reserves office hours consults libguides ebooks reference
    11. 11. Comments Survey 1 Survey 2 study space study space inconvenient inconvenient comps/scanners better comps maintain collection grow collection more ejournals more ejournals/ebooks -librarian +librarian (+OH/wshp) (16) exp displeasure little displeasure (4) 11
    12. 12. Overall Findings • Study space (both) – how would study space in SoD affect their perceptions and use of the library? • Too far / Too inconvenient – if THL was more convenient, how would they use it? Or, would they use it? • More ppl use print materials than expected – do they like the print as much as they say? • Less displeasure 2nd time around – why? time, +services (OH), +resources (DOSS), +curriculum, +etc
    13. 13. Future Plans • Better service promotion: – Promote OH (on website?) – libguides – online tutorials – document delivery • More ebooks / ejournals • Update website • Greater involvement in curriculum
    14. 14. questions? 14

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