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  • Academic Libraries in the Media 

    Entlich, Richard (2009-07-31)
    Research and Assessment Unit reviewed references to academic libraries, including Cornell, within the Chronicle of Higher Education, and noted their subject emphasis, level of detail, frequency of appearance, along with ...
  • Ivy Plus Library Benchmarks 

    Miller, Linda; Koltay, Zsuzsa (2009-04)
    To inform the strategic budget planning exercise that Cornell is undertaking for the continued reduction of expenditures, the following library benchmarking data was assembled to answer questions about the level of relative ...
  • Mann Graduate Student Survey, Fall 2005 

    Morris-Knower, Jim (2005-11)
    Graduate students in CALS and CHE affiliated programs were contacted by email the first week of October 2005 and asked to participate in a fifteen question web survey about how they typically find out about events on ...
  • Library Student Worker Survey 

    Buckley, Ellie (2007-03-26)
    RAU conducted this survey at the request of the Interim University Librarian. The purpose was to determine the extent to which student workers feel working in the library has improved their academic experience. A majority ...
  • Book Usage Data Scan 

    Entlich, Richard; Miller, Linda; Leary, Joanne (2008-10-31)
    This document provides some preliminary data on national trends in reading of books, purchase of books, and book publishing. It also provides data on monographic stacks circulation charges for Olin and Engineering. Recent ...
  • 2008 Environmental Scan of Goals 

    Entlich, Richard (2008-10-20)
    This report reviews and summarizes the 2008 Cornell Strategic Plan along with the associated goals and priorities of individual Cornell schools and colleges, and analyzes their content relative to CUL's stated goals and ...
  • Reference Statistics Reporting System Transaction Counts 

    Buckley, Ellie (2007-08-10)
    The purpose of this project was to analyze reference transaction data in order to support decisions for optimizing staffing at the reference desks in Olin and Uris Libraries. Data about reference transactions have been ...
  • User Survey for the Cornell University Libraries 

    Gautschi, David (1980-07)
    This report includes results of a major survey of the Cornell research community's evaluation of the libraries' research support performance and capabilities. The survey population included faculty, graduate students, and ...
  • Olin Library Digital Sign Evaluation 

    Entlich, Richard (2008-12-18)
    The Olin Library Communications Department installed a digital sign in Olin's lobby in order to facilitate communication with users. The sign has been used to promote library events, services, and resources. Library ...
  • What do users think of us? Mining three years of CUL LibQUAL+ data (Word doc) 

    O'Brien, Liane; Miller, Linda; Li, Xin (2008-07-24)
    This study of CUL's LibQUAL+ data was presented on May 21, 2008 at CUL's Professional Development Week. The PowerPoint file is located in CUL's eCommons: http://ecommons.library.cornell.edu/handle/1813/10842 . This report ...
  • What do users think of us? Mining three years of CUL LibQUAL+ data (PowerPoint presentation) 

    O'Brien, Liane; Miller, Linda; Li, Xin (2008-05-22)
    This PowerPoint was presented at CUL's Professional Development Week on May 21, 2008. It presents a longitudinal view of CUL's LibQUAL+ data for the "core questions" that were asked in each of the three 2002, 2003 and ...
  • LibQUAL+ Spring 2003 Survey. Institution Results. Cornell University Library. 

    Association of Research Libraries (ARL); Texas A&M University (Assocation of Research Libraries, 2003)
    Cornell University Library's (CUL's) 2003 LibQUAL+ results. This report was produced by LibQUAL+ for Cornell University Library. LibQUAL+ is a suite of services that libraries use to solicit, track, understand, and act ...
  • LibQUAL+ Spring 2002 survey results - Cornell University Library 

    Association of Research Libraries (ARL); Texas A&M University (Association of Research Libraries, 2002-06)
    Cornell University Library's (CUL's) 2002 LibQUAL+ results. This report was produced by LibQUAL+ for Cornell University Library. LibQUAL+ is a suite of services that libraries use to solicit, track, understand, and act ...
  • LibQUAL+ 2005 survey. Cornell University Library. 

    Association of Research Libraries (ARL); Texas A&M University (Association of Research Libraries, 2005)
    Cornell University Library's (CUL's) 2005 LibQUAL+ results. This report was produced by LibQUAL+ for Cornell University Library. LibQUAL+ is a suite of services that libraries use to solicit, track, understand, and act ...
  • Count of items by LC Class (Olin stacks) showing # of unique items checked out by each patron group from June 2000 through 8/8/07 

    Leary, Joanne (2008-04-09)
    This report was created for the Olin Renovation Committee. It provides counts of Olin LC monograph and serial volumes by floor and LC classification, and how many unique volumes in each class were circulated since CUL went ...
  • Serial item records added for Olin from 2002 through August 27, 2007 

    Miller, Linda (2008-04-08)
    This report was created for the Olin Renovation Committee. It counts the number of serial item records added to the Olin stacks from 2002 to August 27, 2007 by floor, LC classification and year. An average for 2002-2006 ...
  • Monographic item records added for Olin from 2002 through August 27, 2007 

    Miller, Linda (2008-04-08)
    This report was created for the Olin Renovation Committee. It counts the number of monographic item records added to the Olin stacks from 2002 to August 27, 2007 by floor, LC classification and year. Because of the Backlog ...
  • Items with LC call numbers charged out from Olin on 8/29/07 

    Pettis, Lydia (2008-04-08)
    This report was created for the Olin Renovation Committee. It counts the number of Olin stacks items with LC call numbers charged out on 8/29/07, by LC class and shelving size.
  • Historic circulation of Olin monographs and serials by LC class 

    Pettis, Lydia (2008-04-08)
    This report was created for the Olin Renovation Committee. It provides counts of Olin LC monograph and serial volumes by floor and LC classification, and reports on their online circulation as of 8/20/07. For each LC ...
  • Olin Library Carrel Users 

    Buckley, Ellie (2007-11-16)
    The purpose of this report is to present information about the users of Olin Library study carrels and reading rooms. This work was request by Michelle Eastman, on behalf of Anne Kenney, Interim University Librarian. This ...

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