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Faculty Library Survey, 2020-21: Full Time vs. Part Time

Level of Engagement - Full Time vs. Part Time



FT Highest Score

  • Library faculty and staff are courteous and helpful. - 4.86

PT Highest Scores 

  • Library faculty and staff are courteous and helpful. - 4.65

FT Lowest Score

  • Collections within my discipline. - 3.76
  • Followed by Online Journals - 3.79

PT Lowest Score - 

  • Library budget for my area - 3.50


Part Time faculty scored below 2.00 on Partner with the library to teach my students research & information literacy.


Full and Part Time Faculty are less alike than Face to Face/Online or Undergrad/Grad, but they still agree (within a half a point) most of the time.

Full time faculty report they are significantly more engaged in the library than part time faculty,

Both groups are most concerned about COLLECTIONS, though different parts.

Full Time are concerned about Collections within my discipline.

Part Time are concerned about Library Budget within my area.


Action List

Request budget increase for new Online Journals and Collections within my discipline.

Increase PT Faculty involvement in Library Instruction and Information Literacy.