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 Material Information
Title: ITHAKA S + R 2012 Faculty Survey: Preliminary Results from the Local Survey at the University of Florida
Physical Description: Presentation
Creator: Russell, Judith
Publisher: George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville Florida
 Notes
Abstract: This summary of the preliminary results from the local survey at the University of Florida, using the 2012 ITHAKA S + R survey instrument, was presented as part of the closing plenary session at the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) spring meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
Acquisition: Collected for University of Florida's Institutional Repository by the UFIR Self-Submittal tool. Submitted by Judith Russell.
Publication Status: Published
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Source Institution: University of Florida Institutional Repository
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the submitter.
System ID: IR00002102:00001

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ITHAKA S + R Faculty Survey: Preliminary Results from the Local Survey at the University of Florida Judith C. Russell University of Florida CNI San Antonio, Texas April 5, 2013 1

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BACKGROUND ITHAKA: Survey population included faculty members at US higher education institutions covering all key fields except agriculture and health UF: Survey population included agriculture and health because those disciplines represent a significant portion of our faculty and over 73% of our funded research 2

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BACKGROUND ITHAKA: 5,261 responses (3.5% response rate) 33% from Sciences UF: 344 responses (5.46 % response rate) 56.1 % from Sciences 3

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PRELIMINARY RESULTS ITHAKA: For known item searches 41% begin with the library website 34% begin with a specific scholarly database UF: For known item searches 34% begin with the library website 46% begin with a specific scholarly database 4

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PRELIMINARY RESULTS ITHAKA: For new item searches 2 1 % begin with the library website 5 1% begin with a specific scholarly database UF: For new item searches 18% begin with the library website 66% begin with a specific scholarly database 5

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PRELIMINARY RESULTS ITHAKA : 16% of respondents strongly agree that e books will be so ( 12% R 1 ) UF: 22% of respondents the next 5 years, e 6

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PRELIMINARY RESULTS ITHAKA : journals are cancelled if electronic access is available ( 70 % R 1 ) UF: 78% of respondents journals are cancelled if electronic access is available 7

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PRELIMINARY RESULTS ITHAKA : 53% of respondents are completely comfortable with journals ceasing to print and publishing only in electronic form ( 56% R 1 ) UF: 69% of respondents completely comfortable with journals ceasing to print and publishing only in electronic form 8

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PRELIMINARY RESULTS ITHAKA : 54% of respondents say electronic versions of scholarly monographs are very important in research and teaching ( 57% R 1 ) UF: 60% of respondents say electronic versions of scholarly monographs are very important in research and teaching 9

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PRELIMINARY RESULTS ITHAKA : 3 4% of respondents report replacing in person laboratory exercises with digital simulations ( 5% R 1 ) UF: 25% of respondents report replacing in person laboratory exercises with digital simulations 10

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PRELIMINARY RESULTS ITHAKA : 56% of respondents say the primary responsibility of library is for research and teaching (66% R 1) UF: 78% of respondents say the primary responsibility of library is for research and teaching 11

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PRELIMINARY RESULTS ITHAKA : 55% of respondents say the primary responsibility of the library is undergraduate student learning ( 40% R 1 ) UF: 37% of respondents say the primary responsibility of the library is undergraduate student learning 12