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2018 Survey of American College Students, Use of Library Specialized Technology, Group and Individual Study Rooms - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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The "Survey of American College Students, Use of Library Specialized Technology, Group and Individual Study Rooms" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

The 100-page study presents data from 1,140 college students from 4-year colleges in the United States concerning their use of specialized library technology, group and individual study rooms.

The report enables its end users to answer questions such as:

  • Which students use individual and group study rooms?
  • Which use specialized technology rooms?
  • How often do they use them?
  • Generally, how easy do they feel it is for them to reserve a room and how do they feel about they length of time that may sometimes have to wait to reserve a room?
  • What are their suggestions for improving the features available in the rooms and how they are managed?

Data in the report is presented in the aggregate and then broken out separately for sixteen different variables, including but not limited to:

  • college grades
  • gender
  • income level
  • year of college standing
  • SAT/ACT scores
  • regional origin
  • age
  • sexual orientation
  • race & ethnicity
  • college major and other personal variables
  • and by Carnegie class
  • enrollment size
  • public/private status of the survey participants institutions of higher education

Key Highlights

  • Over 51% of respondents reported reserving a group study room. The percentage was higher for respondents from Doctoral Universities: Moderate and Higher Research Activity (66.80%) and Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity (56.62%) than for BA and master's colleges (44.14% and 46.46%, respectively).
  • Students living in fraternity or sorority housing were substantially more likely to have reserved a single-person room (41.18%) than students in other types of housing; students living alone off-campus were least likely (14.85%).
  • Students in BA-level institutions were the most likely to report being able to get a study room usually or always (59.10%), while students at doctoral universities with the highest research activity were the least likely (48.12%).

Key Topics Covered

The Questionnaire

  • Characteristics of the Sample

Summary of Main Findings

  • Have you ever reserved a library group study room?
  • Have you ever reserved a library single person study room?
  • Have you ever used a specialized library technology room?
  • How many times have you used each of the following in the past month?
  • Group study room
  • Single-person study room
  • Technology room
  • What technology, device or practice might make group or personal study rooms better?
  • How easy is it to get a library group study or personal study room when you need it?
  • Award a letter grade to your library's group study rooms

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tqj67t/2018_survey_of?w=4

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