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June 30, 2011 How many iPhone, Android, or other mobile platform apps do you actually use?
June 24, 2011 Do you text more than dial on your cell phone?
June 17, 2011 Will you be attending the LTLS Open House from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. on June 22nd?
June 10, 2011 Have you submitted an idea for the new IHLS logo?
June 3, 2011 Which of the following is most important to you when looking for a new computer monitor?
May 27, 2011 Do you Video Chat?
May 20, 2011 What's Your Current Browser of Choice?
May 13, 2011 What time of day are you most productive?
May 6, 2011 How much storage space do you need on your computer?
April 29, 2011 How did you file your taxes?
April 22, 2011 Do You Carry Around Multiple Mobile Devices?
April 15, 2011 Does your organization mainly use paper or electronic forms for reports, requests, etc.?
April 8, 2011 Have you reviewed and made comments on the Resource Sharing Policy of the new Illinois Heartland Library System?
April 1, 2011 The Southern System Planning Panel has picked a name for the new system, is it ...
March 25, 2011 Compared to last year -- your acquisition budget has ...
March 18, 2011 Do you filter your browser to avoid time-wasting web sites?
March 11, 2011 Which of these most turn a simple choice into a difficult one for you?
March 04, 2011 Do you think more users are searching your library's catalog with a mobile device?
February 25, 2011 Has your library noticed an increase in missing and/or non-returned materials?
February 18, 2011 How do you get to our poll questions?
February 11, 2011 Which of the following blog hosting services does your organization use most?
February 4, 2011 How many times do you search Google every day?
January 28, 2011 How many email accounts do you have?
January 21, 2011 How informed (knowledgeable) are you on the variety and application of ereaders?
January 14, 2011 When will publishers stop printing paper books?
January 7, 2011 Is your library receiving more questions from patrons about ebook readers?
December 31, 2010 Does your library have special hours for the holidays?
December 24, 2010 We live in Illinois and have just experienced extremely cold days for December along with blowing snow. Do you like snow?
December 17, 2010 Which of the following is on your wish list?
December 10, 2010 Are you following the "Cooperation Today" website?
December 3, 2010 How long have you been associated with your organization?
November 24, 2010 Which one of the following traits is most important in a potential employee?
November 19, 2010 Which of the following video formats do you circulate most?
November 5, 2010 Are reference questions for your library ... (see choices)
October 29, 2010 Which one of the following age groups best describes the majority of your organization's staff?
October 22, 2010 What is your average roundtrip commute to work?
October 15, 2010 Does your organization get more visitors to your Website or your social media pages (blogs, facebook, twitter, etc.)?
October 8, 2010 How many hours a week do you work for your organization?
October 1, 2010 Is your library promoting Banned Books Week September 26th - October 2nd?
September 24, 2010 Where do you provide the majority of your reference service?
September 17, 2010 How often do you replace your computers?
September 10, 2010 Has your organization made any plans for "Back to School" events or needs?
September 3, 2010 What is a timely reply to an email?
August 27, 2010 Does your organization have an up to date emergency plan?
August 20, 2010 Considering limited budgets, will your organization continue to send personnel to training and/or workshops?
August 13, 2010 Does your organization's Website have any way of tracking the number of visits to the site?
August 6, 2010 Have you taken a vacation this summer?
July 30, 2010 Does the state's financial crisis affect your library?
July 23, 2010 Does your health insurance policy cover treatment when traveling outside of the U.S.?
July 16, 2010 What is the best use for a blog?
July 9, 2010 Which of the following do you think is the most important info on a web site?
July 2, 2010 Which of the following works best for your organization to evaluate the effectiveness of programs and projects?
June 25, 2010 What aspect of your work motivates you to do your best?
June 18, 2010 Which of the following would you consider most important for new work-related software?
June 11, 2010 Which of the following LTLS Blogs is of most interest to you?
June 4, 2010 In the past year you have contacted LTLS most often regarding...
May 27, 2010 Of these values what is the most important for a cooperative organization?
May 21, 2010 What would you estimate is the average amount of time spent in the library by customers or students?
May 14, 2010 The Library of Congress twitter archive will ...
May 7, 2010 May 2-8 is "Privacy Week" a new ALA initiative. In the last decade do you think your privacy is more or less at risk?
April 30, 2010 Approximately how many times have you contacted Joe Sciacca for a consultation?
April 23, 2010 Are your passwords and PIN numbers safe?
April 16, 2010 Are you or a representative from your organization planning to visit legislators next Friday the 16th for "Illinois Library Day"?
April 9, 2010 Which of the following most hinders your ability to stay organized?
April 4, 2010 What is the most common way you locate electronic articles?
March 26, 2010 Which of the following best describes your opinion of Ebooks?
March 19, 2010 Which of the following do you feel is the most common mistake made when writing a grant proposal?
March 12, 2010 Which of the following is the most frequently asked question regarding Interlibrary loan?
March 05, 2010 How often do you use WorldCat to locate books or other materials?
February 26, 2010 How often do you use Yahoo, Google, or other non-library gateways for information?
February 19, 2010 What does your library charge for B & W Copies?
February 12, 2010 "Snapshot Day" is Wednesday, February, 10th. Which of the following ways do you plan to promote your results? (Check all that apply)
February 5, 2010 When did you last attend a CE event hosted by LTLS?
January 29, 2010 Have you done anything to reduce utility costs at our library? (check all that apply)
January 22, 2010 If asked, would you write or email state officials regarding delayed state payments to Illinois Library Systems?
January 15, 2010 Are you or a representative from your library attending the ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibition in Boston?
January 8, 2010 What was the biggest change in library service at your library in the last decade?
January 1, 2010 Which of the following best describes you during the Holidays?
December 25, 2009 Which of the following has your library used most successfully to encourage the return of past due materials?
December 18, 2009 When is your library at peak use by customers?
December 11, 2009 How often do you have contact (phone/mail/face to face) with an LTLS Consultant?
December 4, 2009 How many days in a row will your library be closed as a result of the Thanksgiving Holiday?
November 27, 2009 Which of the following is your library most in need of ?
November 20, 2009 How much does your library pay for IT work?
November 13, 2009 Which of the following best describes your library?
November 6, 2009 Which of the following do you consider the most important behavioral competency for library staff?
October 30, 2009 How much do you think your library could save in energy cost by making changes in your current energy use patterns?
October 23, 2009 What is the impact of your library's current location on your usage and popularity?
October 16, 2009 What security-related issues affect your library? (Check all that apply)
October 9, 2009 How easy is it for your patrons to find books, videos, etc. using your library's computers?
October 2, 2009 Do you use text messaging on your cell phone?
September 25, 2009 Does your library have a web site?
September 18, 2009 In a thirteen digit ISBN the combination of 978 is used as a...
September 11, 2009 Has your library taken any of the following infection control measures? (check all that apply)
September 4, 2009 How do you feel about the "back to school" time of year? (Check all that apply)
August 28, 2009 What best describes your cell phone?
August 21, 2009 What is the biggest Internet-related problem you experience at your library?
August 14, 2009 Which one of the following do you believe your customers appreciate the most at your library?
August 7, 2009 How many languages can the combined staff of your library speak well enough to answer customer questions?
July 31, 2009 On average how often do you encounter a very difficult customer at your library?
July 24, 2009 Which statement best describes you as a library staff member or best describes the library staff in general?
July 17, 2009 On average how many materials do you have checked out from any library at one time?
July 10, 2009 What type of Internet service do you use at home? (Check all that apply)
July 3, 2009 Which one of the following devices do you primarily use to listen to audiobooks?
June 26, 2009 What is the focus of your favorite magazine?
June 19, 2009 Of the following non-fiction subjects what do you enjoy or read most about?
June 12, 2009 Which of the following fiction genres is your favorite?
June 5, 2009 From your perspective, what is the biggest library complaint?
May 29, 2009 Its almost "vacation time." When you are on vacation do you visit libraries?
May 22, 2009 Which of the following best describes your use of social networking sites?
May 15, 2009 Which of the following is the most frequently asked question about circulation at your library?
May 8, 2009 What is the most frequently asked question on this list?
May 1, 2009 What is the single most important factor in attracting visitors to your library?
April 24, 2009 How often do you have contact (phone, mail/email, face-to-face) with your legislators?
April 17, 2009 How long have you been associated with a library as a volunteer, employee or governing official?
April 10, 2009 The April LTLS Features are about Library ROI, Impact and Cost Savings Have you ever used any of these techniques?
April 3, 2009 Is the overall materials budget for your library...
March 27, 2009 In the last 2 months which of the following have you spent more time reading?
March 20, 2009 In the last 2 months, is your library busier by...
March 13, 2009 Does the economic downturn affect you, a friend or a family member in any of the following ways? (Mark all that apply)
March 6, 2009 What is your favorite season?
February 27, 2009 Which of the following tools do you use to answer reference questions? (Mark all that apply)
February 20, 2009 Have you ever taken an online course?
February 13, 2009 When you want to read electronic articles you find online do you typically:
February 6, 2009 How do you learn about the 13 top book award winners that were announced this week at ALA Midwinter Conference? (Mark all that apply.)
January 30, 2009 Does your library provide a private space for individual or group activities?
January 23, 2009 How accurate are the results for your Library's address when you search on internet mapping services?
January 16, 2009 Does your library have a Strategic Plan?
January 9, 2009 Does your library have and maintain a local history of your community or institution?
January 2, 2009 Have you noticed an increase in questions related to job hunting or career changes?
December 26, 2008 Which one of the following songs helped a Zoo get the animal named in the title?
December 19, 2008 Is your library the only free of charge public computer and Internet access venue in your service area?
December 12, 2008 Which of the following best describes wait time for use of public access computers in your library?
December 5, 2008 Did your library apply for E-rate discounts?
November 21, 2008 What is the time limit for your library's public Internet workstations?
November 14, 2008 Do you think it is a library's role to build a social neworking site for your community?
November 7, 2008 Does your library plan to add to the total number of public Internet workstations or laptops in the coming year?
October 31, 2008 Should parental permission be required for minors (under seventeen) to use the Internet at the library?
October 24, 2008 How familiar are you with RSS feeds?
October 17, 2008 What best describes your Library's staff?
October 10, 2008 Which of the following is most important when deciding what programs to attend?
October 3, 2008 We change book displays in our library....
September 26, 2008 What type of reference tracking system is your library using to record reference transactions?
September 19, 2008 - Do you have promotional material for the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped for print impaired patrons in your library?
September 12, 2008 - Is e-mail spam a significant problem for you?
September 5, 2008 - How was the circulation time for the majority of your collection determined?
August 29, 2008 - How satisfied are you with the effectiveness of your library's current web site?
August 22, 2008 - In
general, when opening accounts on Web sites, how often do you read the "Terms
August 15, 2008 - How frequently
do you visit your library's Web site?
8, 2008 - Has
your library noticed a change in usage (circulation and
traffic) during the current economic downturn?
August 1, 2008 - Do
you use social networking products (blogs, wikis, IM, etc.) on
your web site?
July 25, 2008 - Are
you more comfortable sharing your personality online or in person?
July 18, 2008 - How
many years would you estimate you have been using the internet?
July 11, 2008 - Typically,
how often do you check your email?
July 4, 2008 - Do
your library's foreign language resources have foreign
language subject headings?
June 27, 2008 - Is
your library planning to commemorate the sesquicentennial of
the Lincoln-Douglas debates with special displays or events?
June 20, 2008 -
has your library done to conserve energy?
June 13, 2008 - Have
you or has anyone you know ever had personal information
used online without consent?
June 6, 2008 - Is
the increased access of video content on the Web impacting
your library's bandwidth utilization?
30, 2008 - Should
libraries host online gaming events (i.e. Game Nights,
May 23, 2008 - Are
you purchasing or do you plan to purchase Blu-Ray
videos for your collection during the next year?
May 16, 2008 - What
have you done during the last 12 months to obtain
information via the Internet?
May 9, 2008 - Is
the library's bandwidth for Internet access adequate
to meet library service goals?
May 2, 2008 - How
does your library use FirstSearch?
April 25, 2008 - When
registering at any web site, how often do you
use the same password as you do with other sites?
April 18, 2008 - When
using an Internet search engine to help library
users, how do you judge if the results are trustworthy?
April 11, 2008 - Is
the money libraries collect for fines enough
to cover the cost of collecting them?
April 4, 2008 - What
do you think the main purpose of the library
March 28, 2008 - How
frequently do you purchase items from Amazon?
March 21, 2008 - Does
your library have a firewall?
March 14, 2008
library book sales worth the time and effort
to organize them?
2008 - How
do libraries help non-English speaking
29, 2008 - Which
parts of a bibliographic record,
other than the author and title,
are most important in finding library
22, 2008 - Do
you think that frequent Web
surfers read as many books as
those who spend less time online?
15, 2008 - Compared
to two years ago, how private
do you believe your personal
information is on the Internet?
8, 2008 - Do
you participate in a
book discussion group?
February 1, 2008 - When
the outside temperature
drops below 20 degrees,
what happens to library
January 25, 2008 - How
much time do you spend
reading per week?
January 18, 2008 - How
will you learn
about the 13 top book
award winners that will
be announced this week
at ALA Midwinter Conference?
January 11, 2008 - In
2008, in what areas
will your library add
more programming? (Mark
all that apply.)
January 4, 2008 - What
Library 2.0 tools are
you going to use for
your library service
28, 2007 - Is
a Kindle, the new
device, on your
holiday wish list?
December 21, 2007
you think J. K.
be able to prevent
the lexicon of
her Harry Potter
9, 2007 - Does
your library provide wireless
Internet access (wifi hotspot)
to library users?
October 26, 2007 - What
do you think of Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia that anyone
October 19, 2007 - What
do you think of Wyoming's Mudflap Girl statewide library PR campaign?
October 5, 2007 - In
the past 5 years, how often have any of your library's materials
September 28, 2007 - Does
your library plan to celebrate Banned Books Week?
September 21, 2007 - How
frequently do you make contact with local media about library programs
September 7, 2007 - On
average, how many hours do volunteers give to your library each
August 31, 2007 - How
likely is your library to lose key staff to retirement in the next
August 24, 2007 - How
programs & public
August 17, 2007 - What
is your library's primary source of education and training for
July 30, 2007 - How
do you feel about the future for libraries?
July 20, 2007 - How
big a Harry Potter fan are you?
July 13, 2007 - Will
you be attending ALA this year?
June 18, 2007 - Are
you signed up for PolyTalk?
April 2, 2007 - How
do you feel about pop culture portrayals of librarians?
March 26, 2007 - Do
you think libraries should receive the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit
Issue in the future?
March 12, 2007 - Will
you be attending Illinois Library Day on April 19, 2007?
March 5, 2007 - Do
you think mobile devices will play an increasing role in library
February 26, 2007 - How
connected are you?
February 12, 2007 - Does
your library allow users to download to their iPod?
January 29, 2007 - Do
you own a cell phone?
January 22, 2007 - Have
you checked out the Library Diversity Web site (www.librarydiversity.info)
January 15, 2007 - Have
you had to adjust your book budget because of funding issues during
this current fiscal year?
January 8, 2007 - Do
you use social networking products on your Web site?
January 1, 2007 - Have
you ever been to MySpace?
December 25, 2006 - How
did you send your holiday cards this year?
December 18, 2006 - What
Web browser do you use most often?
December 11, 2006 - Which
search engine do you use most often?
December 4, 2006 - When
did you last attend a CE event hosted by LTLS?
Nobember 27, 2006 - Does
your library have a blog?
November 20, 2006 - Do
you currently have a Web site?
November 13, 2006 - What
e-mail program do you currently use on your computer?