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Library Automation Survey

Welcome to the Library Technology Guides automation survey. In order to measure some of the trends relating to library automation systems, we would appreciate your response to the following questions.

In order to ensure the validity of the survey, we request that only one response be provided for each library. We recognize that a variety of opinions regarding these questions may be represented within any given library. If possible, provide answers which you believe represent the views of the primary decision-makers within your library.

None of the responses or comments that you provide in this survey will be publicly attributed to you. We will publish the data only in summary form. Your individual responses will not be shared with any third party.

If you have any questions regarding the survey, you can ask Marshall Breeding.


Please provide the following information about yourself:

First Name:
Last Name:
E-mail address:
Choose a Password:

Library:


Current Automation System:
Current Version:
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How satisfied is the library with your current Integrated Library System (ILS)?
0=Not Satisfied 9=Very Satisfied
How satisfied is the library overall with the company* from which you purchased your current ILS?
0=Not Satisfied 9=Very Satisfied
How satisfied is this library with this company's customer support services?
0=Not Satisfied 9=Very Satisfied
How likely is it that this library will purchase its next ILS from this company?
0=Not Likely 9=Very Likely
Is this library currently considering migrating to a new ILS?
[ yes] [ no]
If yes, please list ILS products under consideration:
Is this library currently considering acquiring a search interface for its collection that is separate from the ILS?
[ yes] [ no]
If yes, please list search products under consideration:
How likely is it that this library would consider implementing an open source ILS?
0=Not Likely 9=Very Likely
If interested in open source ILS options, please list the products under consideration:
Please provide any additional comments or information that you consider relevant:

*Note: if your library currently uses an open source ILS product, please focus your responses and comments on any organizations or companies that have been involved.