LIS 610 Informal Library Use Survey Form
___ Under 18 ___ 18 to 29 ___ 30 to 39 ___ 40 to 49 ___ 50 to 59 ___ 60 to 69 ___ 70+
Education level completed: _______________
___ Have computer ___ Have modem ___ Use e-mail ___ Use Web
Hobbies (How do you like to spend your time?):
Time spent reading weekly:
Types of materials you typically read (non-fiction, fiction, magazines, romance, etc.):
Why do you read (purposes)?
Types of information needs you recall from the past year:
Have you needed any information recently, needed to know something? Find out something?
What was/is it?
For what purpose (school, work, family, curiosity, enjoyment, etc.)?
Did you ever get the information you needed?
Where did the information come from (own collection, library, friend, co-worker, online, other)?
Where do you go first when you need information or an answer to a question?
Number of times you went to the library last year? Type of library you usually visit? Visit library online?
Reasons for going to the library (school work, pleasure, helpful answers, kids' programs, other)?
Reasons for not going (inconvenient, parking, unfriendly, other)?
What would make you want to go to the library?