In April of this year, a poll was held among the UvA Student Panel about the use of and satisfaction with the library website. The students have also given their opinion on what they consider important and less important functions.
1200 students from the UvA Student Panel were asked the following questions:
These questions were also asked in relation to the mobile site.
445 students from all faculties (incl. AUC) have answered the survey, a response percentage of 37%.
On average, the Library website is used by 56% of the students between daily and a number of times per month. For the FNWI and Medicine, the percentage is lower. The students of the other faculties, on the other hand, use the site more often. Nine percent does not know the website; another nine percent does know it, but never uses it.
The question about its most important functions gave the following ‘top 5’:
These important functions for students were then rated. The above-mentioned functions all scored good or very good:
When asked about the least important functions, the students mentioned:
29% percent of the respondents does not know
http://m.uba.uva.nl. Another 50% does know the site, but never uses it.
Addresses and opening hours and the information on PCs and study spaces score highest here in importance, these were rated good or very good by 91% and 92% respectively.
As for the least important functions, the result was similar to that for the regular website.