Tarlton Law Library Annual Student Survey, Spring 2013
#AnswerBarResponse%
1Reference assistance
68
30.77%
21L LRW assignments
72
32.58%
3Non-1L LRW law school assignments and/or papers
101
45.70%
4Law review assignments
53
23.98%
5Research for work (i.e. non-law school use)
18
8.14%
6Class/exam preparation
173
78.28%
7Computer lab use
73
33.03%
8Library printers use
163
73.76%
9Lexis/Westlaw printer use
147
66.52%
10Other, please specify:
12
5.43%
Total
880
100.00%
Why do you come to Tarlton? Select all that apply.

Tarlton Law Library Annual Student Survey, Spring 2013
#AnswerBarResponse%
1Tarlton’s website (http://tarlton.law.utexas.edu/)
9
4.04%
2Bloomberg Law
0
0.00%
3Lexis Advance
15
6.73%
4Lexis (Home Page)
3
1.35%
5Westlaw
13
5.83%
6WestlawNext
137
61.43%
7Google
44
19.73%
8Other electronic resource, please specify:
0
0.00%
9Print resources
1
0.45%
10Other, please specify:
1
0.45%
Total
223
100.00%
With which resource do you usually start your legal research? Select one.

Tarlton Law Library Annual Student Survey, Spring 2013
#AnswerBarResponse%
1Course reserve materials at the circulation desk
72
38.10%
2Law in Popular Culture books and DVDs
37
19.58%
3Popular Reading Room books and magazines
14
7.41%
4Reporters, digests, and statutes on 2nd floor
79
41.80%
5Reference collection on 2nd floor
57
30.16%
6Texas materials on 2nd floor
81
42.86%
7Law reviews on 3rd floor
29
15.34%
8International and foreign law materials on 3rd floor
36
19.05%
9General U.S. law collection on the 4th floor
55
29.10%
10Non-Texas state materials on 4th floor
17
8.99%
11Microfiche and/or audiovisual materials from the Media Collection on the 4th floor
6
3.17%
12U.S. Government documents on the 4th floor
8
4.23%
13Rare books and special collections on the 4th floor
9
4.76%
Total
500
100.00%
Which Tarlton on-site collections have you used this year? Select all that apply.

Tarlton Law Library Annual Student Survey, Spring 2013
#AnswerBarResponse%
1Every day
6
2.82%
2Several times a week
36
16.90%
3Weekly
55
25.82%
4Once or twice a month
95
44.60%
5Rarely or never
21
9.86%
Total
213
100.00%
How often do you visit Tarlton’s website (http://tarlton.law.utexas.edu/)? Select one. 

Tarlton Law Library Annual Student Survey, Spring 2013
#AnswerBarResponse%
1Front page featuring hours, news, spotlight items, contact information and quick links
86
40.76%
2TALLONS library catalog
146
69.19%
3Tarlton Law Library Mobile Site
10
4.74%
4Current awareness services
3
1.42%
5Conference room reservation system
24
11.37%
6Course reserves
19
9.00%
7ILLiad interlibrary loan request system
9
4.27%
8New acquisitions lists
3
1.42%
9Online exhibits and digital collections
9
4.27%
10Past exams
160
75.83%
11Research databases list
60
28.44%
12Resources for UT Law students page
77
36.49%
13Research guides (TarltonGuides)
42
19.91%
14Tarlton Library News blog
4
1.90%
Total
652
100.00%
Which sections or features of Tarlton's website do you use most frequently? Select all that apply.

Tarlton Law Library Annual Student Survey, Spring 2013
#AnswerBarResponse%
1Bloomberg BNA Premier
32
19.75%
2CALI
62
38.27%
3CCH IntelliConnect
8
4.94%
4CVN Law School
0
0.00%
5HeinOnline
120
74.07%
6Index to Legal Periodicals and Books
29
17.90%
7Knowledge Mosaic
12
7.41%
8LegalTrac
14
8.64%
9Matthew Bender Online
10
6.17%
10Practical Law Company (PLC)
16
9.88%
11ProQuest Congressional or Legislative Insight
14
8.64%
12Thomas Reuters Checkpoint (RIA Checkpoint)
6
3.70%
13U.S. Congressional Serial Set
12
7.41%
14U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978
18
11.11%
Total
353
100.00%
Tarlton provides access to many electronic legal resources in addition to Bloomberg Law, Lexis,  and Westlaw. Have you used any of the following within the past year? Select all that apply.

Tarlton Law Library Annual Student Survey, Spring 2013
#AnswerBarResponse%
12nd floor reading room
74
35.75%
23rd floor
126
60.87%
3Student lounge on 3rd floor
27
13.04%
44th floor
111
53.62%
5Conference rooms (any floor)
43
20.77%
6I never use the Library for studying.
21
10.14%
Total
402
100.00%

What areas of Tarlton are you most likely to use for studying? Select all that apply.


Tarlton Law Library Annual Student Survey, Spring 2013
#AnswerBarResponse%
1Every day
5
2.42%
2Several times a week
20
9.66%
3Once or twice a month
61
29.47%
4Only for printing
62
29.95%
5Only for technical assistance with my laptop
17
8.21%
6Rarely or never
42
20.29%
Total
207
100.00%
How often do you use the computer lab or helpdesk on Tarlton’s 3rd floor? Select one.

Tarlton Law Library Annual Student Survey, Spring 2013
#AnswerBarResponse%
1Dell laptop
15
19.23%
2Macbook
19
24.36%
3Acer netbook
4
5.13%
4Laptop power adapter
56
71.79%
5Flip video camcorder
3
3.85%
Total
97
100.00%
Have you borrowed any of the following items from Tarlton this year? Select all that apply.

Tarlton Law Library Annual Student Survey, Spring 2013
#AnswerBarResponse%
1Dell laptop purchased through the Dell UT site or Campus Computer
13
6.34%
2Different make of Windows-based laptop
71
34.63%
3eReader (e.g, Kindle, Nook, etc.)
44
21.46%
4iPad
47
22.93%
5Macbook
116
56.59%
6Non-iPad tablet
10
4.88%
7Netbook
10
4.88%
8Desktop computer
16
7.80%
9iPhone or other smartphone
145
70.73%
10Other, please specify:
6
2.93%
Total
478
100.00%
What computer equipment do you own? Select all that apply.

Tarlton Law Library Annual Student Survey, Spring 2013
#QuestionExcellentGoodFairPoorUnacceptableResponseAverage Value
1Bloomberg Law instruction
19
75
43
8
3
148
2.33
2Availability
18
70
42
12
3
145
2.39
Please rate the Law School's Bloomberg Law representatives in:

Tarlton Law Library Annual Student Survey, Spring 2013
#QuestionExcellentGoodFairPoorUnacceptableResponseAverage Value
1Lexis Advance instruction
47
91
25
2
1
166
1.91
2Lexis (Home Page) instruction
43
88
31
2
1
165
1.97
3Availability
52
87
23
-
1
163
1.84
Please rate the Law School's Lexis representatives in:

Tarlton Law Library Annual Student Survey, Spring 2013
#QuestionExcellentGoodFairPoorUnacceptableResponseAverage Value
1Westlaw instruction
43
92
30
2
-
167
1.95
2WestlawNext instruction
46
95
24
2
-
167
1.89
3Availability
47
95
24
-
-
166
1.86
Please rate the Law School's Westlaw representatives in:

Tarlton Law Library Annual Student Survey, Spring 2013
#AnswerBarResponse%
11st year law student
58
28.43%
22nd year law student
69
33.82%
33rd year law student
63
30.88%
4LL.M. student
12
5.88%
5Exchange student
2
0.98%
Total
204
100.00%
What is your current student standing?