Tag Archives: fact finding survey

Report on m-library activity

The final report from the results of the end of project survey (responses collected July-August 2012) has now been published. You can view the series of blog posts for overviews on specific areas, or view the full PDF report online (also embedded below).

End of project survey – methods to support current and future m-library initiatives

This is part of a series of blog posts on the end of project fact finding survey. Respondents were asked to indicate from a pre-determined list the methods that they would use to support current and future m-library initiatives in their library/information service. Most respondents plan to use a selection of sources, including (in order of …

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End of project survey – confidence in implementing mobile technologies

This is part of a series of blog posts on the end of project fact finding survey. We were interested to find out the confidence level in implementing mobile technologies. The figure below shows the results: Fortunately, the majority of respondents (72%) felt confident or very confident about implementing mobile technologies in the libraries. However, 26% …

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End of project survey – barriers/challenges to implementation

This is part of a series of blog posts on the end of project fact finding survey. We added some additional categories to the question about barriers/challenges based on the open responses to the last survey. We also asked an additional question about the primary barrier to discover which are the biggest barriers at present. As …

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End of project survey – future m-library initiatives

This is part of a series of blog posts on the end of project fact finding survey. Interestingly, when asked if their library was considering using mobile technologies to support any aspect of the service or resources provision in future, less people responded yes (81.8%) than in the first survey (90.4%). This still shows the majority …

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End of project survey – current m-library initiatives

This is part of a series of blog posts on the end of project fact finding survey. In the first fact finding survey, we discovered a number of different areas libraries were working on. Using the broad categories from the results of the first survey, we used the end of project survey as an opportunity …

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End of project survey – overview

Thanks again to those of you who completed the end of project fact finding survey we ran earlier this year. As before (see blog posts from previous fact finding survey), we’ll be publishing summary blog posts over the next couple of weeks sharing the findings from the different parts of the survey. There were 138 …

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Report on current m-library activity

The report based on the findings of the fact finding survey we ran at the end of last year is now available. You can view it embedded below (or in full screen mode using the bottom right icon), or you can visit the report on Slideshare to download a copy.   The executive summary gives …

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Survey analysis – What would you like from an m-libraries community?

Respondents were asked what they would like to see provided by an m-libraries community.  A few respondents were supportive of the need for a community resource, but did not provide any comments as to how it could be configured. Many respondents however provided suggestions. These suggestions are summarised below (please note that there is some …

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Survey analysis – areas for further information

Respondents were asked whether there was further information that would support them in making decisions regarding the use of mobile technologies.  The following outlines the nature of the responses received.  It should be noted that the categories below are not mutually exclusive. Experience of others There was a need to be able to share experiences …

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