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University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2013

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Measuring And Applying Data About Users In The Seton Hall Library, Rachel E. Volentine, Lisa Rose-Wiles, Carol Tenopir Feb 2013

Measuring And Applying Data About Users In The Seton Hall Library, Rachel E. Volentine, Lisa Rose-Wiles, Carol Tenopir

School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

We present data on how faculty and students at Seton Hall University use scholarly articles and books, how the library can present its findings to stakeholders, and how librarians can learn from these findings to better meet user needs. The data were gathered using questionnaire surveys of university faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students as part of the IMLS Lib-Value project and based on Tenopir and King Studies conducted since 1977. Many questions used the critical incident of the last article and book reading to enable analysis of the characteristics of readings, in addition to characteristics of readers. Seton Hall ...