In January, 2010, the Assessment Committee moved question development to Survey Monkey.
Please add your section's title & questions below in roughly the order we will might want for the final. We'll delete the section titles later.
BU Faculty Survey
Please note your primary campus affiliation at Boston University, primary college or school, department, full- or part-time status, and your teaching and funded research activity.
With which campus are you primarily affiliated?
_____ Charles River Campus
_____ Medical Campus
With which college/school (pull down) and academic department is your primary affiliation? _______
Which BU Library is your primary one? (drop down with "other" category)
Full- or part-time status:
During this academic year (2009-2010) have you: (check all that apply)
_____ Taught an undergraduate level course
_____ Taught a graduate level course
_____ Taught regularly in a clinical setting
_____ Received or used federal or external funding for research
Web Site Questions
--How often do you visit any of the Libraries Web sites? ( Daily) (A few Times a Week) (A few Times a Month) (Rarely)
--Which library Web site do you usually begin with? (Library Top Page, Pardee, SEL, Law, Theo, Medical Library, Library Catalog)
--Do you find off-campus access to online library resources? [less important (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) more important] [less satisfactory (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) more satisfactory]
--Navigation of the library Web site is: [less satisfactory (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) more satisfactory]
--Do you have any suggestions for improvements to the library Web site? [Comment Box]
1. Please state your preference for the following resource formats:
Book __digital __print __no preference
[OA starts here]
1. How important are the following factors in your decision on
where to publish journal articles?
2. To the best of your knowledge, have you used a peer-reviewed Open Access item for your research?
3. Have you submitted for publication to an Open Access journal?
4. Have you ever deposited an item to:
a) the Digital Common, BU's institutional repository
b) any discipline-based repository,
(e.g. BioMed Central for Biology and Medicine, or arXiv.org for Physics)
c) any national repository (e.g. PubMed Central, for the U.S. National Institute of Health)
__yes __no[OA ends here]
5. Please indicate your satisfaction with the
High Low Don't Use
5 4 3 2 1 0
Comments about this service:
What sources do you consult when you need information on a research topic or for a course?
Please rate the availability and usefulness of library resources?
Information Literacy Questions
Rate the importance of the following abilities to UNDERGRADUATE student success in your program AND your assessment of UNDERGRADUATE student performance in these areas.
Rate the importance of the following abilities to GRADUATE student success in your program AND your assessment of GRADUATE student performance in these areas.
Comments about this section:
Please rate the importance of the following library services to your research and teaching, and your satisfaction with the services:
Online tutorials and research guides on the library websiteOnline tutorials and research guides on the library website
Comments about this section: