This is a copy of the survey we used.
Collection Development and Academic Library
What type of title do you
have? (Please select the title that is closest to yours. If your title
combines more than one listed below, select the titles that are included in
your own.) Acquisitions librarian
Head of Acquisitions
Reference and subject
Other (please specify)
What department do you
work in? Acquisitions
Which of these are part of
your liaison responsibilities? Involve the
library's clientele in the assessment and satisfaction of collection needs.
Identify user needs,
evaluate existing collections, remove extraneous materials, and locate
resources that will enhance the collections.
library's collection policies, services and needs to your user group.
Enables the library's
clientele to communicate their library needs and preferences to the library
staff and governing body.
Publishing in user
group area (rather than librarianship).
conferences, meetings, etc in user group area.
What percentage of your
time involves liaison work? 0-10%
What subject areas do you
liaise for? Check as many as applied. Arts
administration values your liaison work. Digagree
Your faculty/user groups
value your liaison work. Disagree Strongly
Is your institution:
What is the approximate
full time student enrollment (FTE) at your institution? Fewer than 1,500
1,500 to 4,999
5,000 to 9,999
10,000 and over
What is your institution's
Carnegie Classification? Doctoral/research
university I and II
(comprehensive) colleges and universities I and II
Baccalaureate college I
and other specialized faith-based institutions
Medical schools and
Would you like to see ALA
offer more professional development opportunities relating to your liaison
If yes, what professional development programming related to
collection development liaison work would you like to see offered?
Is there anything else the committee should know?