2008 GOLD/GALILEO Annual Users Group Conference Survey

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1. Rate the Keynote Address using the following scale: 5 = very satisfied/exceeded expectations 4 = satisfied/met expectations 3 = neutral/not sure 2 = dissatisfied/did not meet expectations 1 = very dissatisfied/underestimated expectations
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Keynote Address65.2% (30)28.3% (13)4.3% (2)2.2% (1)0.0% (0)46
2. Rate the breakout you attended using the following scale: 5 = very satisfied/exceeded expectations 4 = satisfied/met expectations 3 = neutral/not sure 2 = dissatisfied/did not meet expectations 1 = very dissatisfied/underestimated expectations
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Crafting the User-Centered Library47.6% (10)47.6% (10)4.8% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)21
Online History and Culture Updates: The Civil Rights Digital Library of Georgia and GeorgiaHomePLACE66.7% (8)33.3% (4)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)12
Simple Web Site Redesign42.9% (3)28.6% (2)28.6% (2)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)7
Training Showcase -- Current Contents Connect0.0% (0)100.0% (2)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)2
Training Showcase -- WorldCat/FirstSearch100.0% (4)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)4
3. Rate the breakout you attended using the following scale: 5 = very satisfied/exceeded expectations 4 = satisfied/met expectations 3 = neutral/not sure 2 = dissatisfied/did not meet expectations 1 = very dissatisfied/underestimated expectations
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Blogging for the Evolving Library…and the World46.2% (6)46.2% (6)7.7% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)13
Collaborating with Faculty to Combat Plagiarism Through the Use of Information Literacy Sessions and Innovative Research Projects72.7% (8)27.3% (3)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)11
What’s New and What’s Next? You Tell GALILEO33.3% (2)16.7% (1)16.7% (1)33.3% (2)0.0% (0)6
Training Showcase -- HeritageQuest/Ancestry28.6% (2)42.9% (3)28.6% (2)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)7
Training Showcase -- Health & Nursing Resources - EBSCO37.5% (3)50.0% (4)12.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)8
4. Rate the breakout you attended using the following scale: 5 = very satisfied/exceeded expectations 4 = satisfied/met expectations 3 = neutral/not sure 2 = dissatisfied/did not meet expectations 1 = very dissatisfied/underestimated expectations
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The GALILEO Knowledge Repository Project (GKR)50.0% (2)50.0% (2)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)4
Georgia Health-Go Local: Your Link to Health Services in the Peach State9.1% (1)90.9% (10)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)11
Let Your Audience Hear You: Creating an Instructional Podcast25.0% (4)56.3% (9)12.5% (2)0.0% (0)6.3% (1)16
Training Showcase -- ProQuest40.0% (4)20.0% (2)30.0% (3)10.0% (1)0.0% (0)10
Training Showcase -- EBSCOhost33.3% (1)33.3% (1)33.3% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)3
5. Check all that apply
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Distance Ed (Virtual Ref, Chat, Instructing, etc.)
52.4%22
Wikis, Blogs, etc. in Technical Services
31.0%13
Universal Borrowing, Remote Circulation
19.0%8
Hot Spots in Libraries/Filtering/Security
57.1%24
Consumer Health
19.0%8
Social Networking
19.0%8
Web 2.0/Power Searching
40.5%17
Information Commons
38.1%16
Open Source, Collaborative Catalogs
47.6%20
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6. Would you recommend attendance at this conference to a colleague or friend?
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93.3%42
No
6.7%3
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7. What type of library do you represent?
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4.4%2
ACADEMIC
51.1%23
PUBLIC
42.2%19
SPECIAL
2.2%1
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8. Please recommend speakers/presenters for future conferences.
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9. Which idea(s) did you hear that you might try and duplicate at your library?
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10. Besides "location", how would you make the conference better?
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11. Rate these items using the following scale: 5=excellent ---> 1=poor
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Conference registration62.2% (28)26.7% (12)11.1% (5)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)45
Georgia Center Web site48.7% (19)38.5% (15)7.7% (3)2.6% (1)2.6% (1)39
Hotel facility40.0% (8)40.0% (8)20.0% (4)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)20
Hotel reservations53.3% (8)20.0% (3)26.7% (4)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)15
Hotel registration46.7% (7)26.7% (4)26.7% (4)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)15
Housekeeping service64.7% (11)5.9% (1)29.4% (5)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)17
Refreshment breaks62.2% (28)26.7% (12)8.9% (4)2.2% (1)0.0% (0)45
Planned group meals47.6% (20)40.5% (17)7.1% (3)2.4% (1)2.4% (1)42
Staff at Guest Services76.5% (26)17.6% (6)5.9% (2)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)34
12. Please suggest locations/facilities for future meetings: Must accommodate 250-300 people
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