This is a copy of the survey we used.

Collection Development and Academic Library Liaison Responsibilities


1. 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.)

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

Assistant library director

Bibliographer

Cataloger

Circulation librarian

Head of Circulation/Access Services

Head of Cataloging/Technical Services

Collection development librarian

Department liaison

Director

Instruction Librarian

Outreach Librarian

Preservation Librarian

Reference librarian

Reference and subject librarian

Selector

Subject specialist

Head of Reference/Outreach/Instruction

Other (please specify)

2. What department do you work in?

What department do you work in?   Acquisitions

Administration

Cataloging/Metadata Services

Circulation

Collection development

Interlibrary loan

Reference/Research services

Reserves

Other (please specify)

3. Which of these are part of your liaison responsibilities?

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.

Subject-specific library instruction.

Communicate the 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).

Attending panels, conferences, meetings, etc in user group area.

Other (please specify)

4. What percentage of your time involves liaison work?

What percentage of your time involves liaison work?   0-10%

10-20%

20-30%

30-40%

40-50%

50-60%

60-70%

70-80%

80-90%

90-100%

N/A

5. What subject areas do you liaise for? Check as many as applied.

What subject areas do you liaise for? Check as many as applied.   Arts

Business

Engineering

Humanities

Medicine

Social Sciences

Sciences

Other (please specify)

6. Your library's administration values your liaison work.

Your library's administration values your liaison work.   Digagree Strongly

Disagree

Neutral

Agree

Agree Strongly

7. Your faculty/user groups value your liaison work.

Your faculty/user groups value your liaison work.   Disagree Strongly

Disagree

Neutral

Agree

Agree Strongly

8. Is your institution:

Is your institution:   Public

Private

9. What is the approximate full time student enrollment (FTE) at 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

10. What is your institution's Carnegie Classification?

What is your institution's Carnegie Classification?   Doctoral/research university I and II

Master's (comprehensive) colleges and universities I and II

Baccalaureate college I and II

Associate's college

Theological seminaries and other specialized faith-based institutions

Medical schools and medical centers

Other (please specify)

11. Would you like to see ALA offer more professional development opportunities relating to your liaison duties?

Would you like to see ALA offer more professional development opportunities relating to your liaison duties?   Yes

No

12. If yes, what professional development programming related to collection development liaison work would you like to see offered?

If yes, what professional development programming related to collection development liaison work would you like to see offered?

13. Is there anything else the committee should know?

Is there anything else the committee should know?