Faculty/librarian opinion on necessity of academic library services U.S./Canada 2015

This statistic shows the opinion of faculty and librarians on how essential academic library services are for student and faculty in the United States and Canada in 2015. In 2015, 97 percent of librarian respondents thought the instruction of students in information literacy was either essential or very essential.

Faculty and librarian opinion on how essential various library services are for students and faculty, as of 2015*

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Release date

September 2015


Canada, United States

Survey time period

April 17 to May 5, 2015

Number of respondents

1,046 respondents

Special properties

547 faculty members, 499 librarians

Supplementary notes

* Figures are the net of "essential" and "very essential" responses.

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