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We are conducting this SCC Library building user survey to gather information that will help us better serve the needs of our library users. Your responses will provide valuable feedback for continuous improvement and will be kept confidential.
   
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1. Library Space & Environment

  
Excellent
Good
Poor
(%)663030
1. Offers adequate quiet study space
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 123Don't know
(%)27283013
2. Group study rooms are available when I need them
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 123Don't know
(%)552878
3. Copy machine area is easy to find
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 123Don't know
(%)791810
4. Lighting
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 123Don't know
(%)573271
5. Building temperature
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
123Don't know

Total: 205

2. What do you like least about the building?

 I like everything. least might be how difficult it can sometimes be to find the book I am in search for.
 (1%) 
 
 It's too cold. No private study table.
 (1%) 
 
 n/a
 (1%) 
 
 sometimes people talk to loudly or use phone indoors
 (1%) 
 
 the hours. im a working adult with a family. its frustrating that the hours are so limited and no weekends!
 (1%) 
 
 empty shelves on the top floor could be substituted with tables for more space when library is crowded
 (1%) 
 
 table to study because sometimes it is hard to have a table to study around 10-11am
 (1%) 
 
 wish there were more study rooms
 (1%) 
 
 how there are not many study rooms
 (1%) 
 
 alot of the times it is too cold, other than that I like it.
 (1%) 
 
 good study, but noisy people should be controled regularly. esp if its personal talks and not academic
 (1%) 
 
 how cold it gets
 (1%) 
 
 at times it's to cold. availability of group study rooms. early closing of the library.
 (1%) 
 
 there is nothing that i dislike about the building
 (1%) 
 
 not known to me yet
 (1%) 
 
 closes too early
 (1%) 
 
 lighting
 (1%) 
 
 the library hours arent long enough!
 (1%) 
 
 schedule
 (1%) 
 
 when the library openten openten soner
 (1%) 
 
 can hear pple. talking loud in rooms while im in a room
 (1%) 
 
 nothing
 (4%) 
 
 energy waster, the library could have turn a lower air conditioning to save evergy.
 (1%) 
 
 the way the archictural sturcture of the building is facing the west/north side of the sun
 (1%) 
 
 building structur is not concave up with a negative direvitive
 (1%) 
 
 noise
 (1%) 
 
 sometimes study rooms are unavailable when needed.
 (1%) 
 
 mothing
 (1%) 
 
 everything is ok
 (1%) 
 
 not enough space sometimes
 (1%) 
 
 it isnt open late during the week when i want to take advantage to study late
 (1%) 
 
 difficult to know how the books are organized
 (1%) 
 
 the limited hours of operation, with the library was open a bit later (maybe until 9pm) and also open on Friday
 (1%) 
 
 sometimes seating is limited during certain times
 (1%) 
 
 the library is closing jingle & closing so early and and the 50 kb/s wifi limit
 (1%) 
 
 too cold
 (1%) 
 
 no lazy boy chairs
 (1%) 
 
 not enough study rooms & faster laptops. textbook renting for outside library use.
 (1%) 
 
 not sure, there's nothing i would change or want to complain about
 (1%) 
 
 one entrance to go in and out
 (1%) 
 
 the amount of time i have to stay in the building.
 (1%) 
 
 it moves and shakes when sitting at tables near the stairs
 (1%) 
 
 not enough tables
 (1%) 
 
 the operation hours are really bad
 (1%) 
 
 group study rooms are often taken by only one person, to me, twi is fine, but i dont like just one.
 (1%) 
 
 that you can't eat in here
 (1%) 
 
 good place to get your work done!
 (1%) 
 
 needs a few more chairs to sit & relax on
 (1%) 
 
 not enough study rooms.
 (1%) 
 
 the misuse of the computers
 (1%) 
 
 not enough rooms
 (1%) 
 
 that there is not enough study rooms
 (1%) 
 
 the stairs
 (1%) 
 
 it's really could
 (1%) 
 
 available open schedule
 (1%) 
 
 the group study rooms are always crowded
 (1%) 
 
 not enough private rooms
 (1%) 
 
 its pretty quiet
 (1%) 
 
 its too big
 (1%) 
 
 Its too quiet
 (1%) 
 
 i cant find anything
 (1%) 
 
 stairs
 (1%) 
 
 the building can be kind of warm on hot days
 (1%) 
 
 Sometimes the rooms are taken with just one person.
 (1%) 
 
 unpredictable temerature
 (1%) 
 
 it doesn't have enough studyrooms for students.
 (1%) 
 
 sometimes study rooms are not available when i need them the most.
 (1%) 
 
 It's pretty neat.
 (1%) 
 
 it opens at 9:00am needs to open earlier
 (1%) 
 
 What I like least i think is the study halls
 (1%) 
 
 There isnt much to not like about the building.
 (1%) 
 
 the size
 (1%) 
 
 there aren't enough tables for people to do homework.
 (1%) 
 
 it's cold
 (1%) 
 
 Needs to be more spaces to work
 (1%) 
 
 Not enough study rooms!
 (1%) 
 
 it's a little cold
 (1%) 
 
 It opens later than most people would like
 (1%) 
 
 none
 (1%) 
 
 there's not enough study rooms
 (1%) 
 
 closing time
 (1%) 
 
 it closes
 (1%) 
 
 that you can't eat...!
 (1%) 
 
 times: closed on friday/saturday
 (1%) 
 
 i dont know
 (1%) 
 
 maybe in the near future adding on bit bigger
 (1%) 
 
 at times its hard to find seating on 2nd story that reall all
 (1%) 
 
 it's always been kind of warm
 (1%) 
 
 sometimes it gets so loud. hard to concentrate, especially the second floor
 (1%) 
 
 hours chapman university library closes @ midnight
 (1%) 
 
 i think the building is really nice & modern; there is nothing i dislike
 (1%) 
 
 people using the computers for facebook, myspace, etc
 (1%) 
 
 its really cold in the library
 (1%) 
 
 the room temperature could be monitored in, occasions, because once in a while, the room temp. could be crtre only
 (1%) 
 
 sometimes all the computers are taken up by the students
 (1%) 
 
 not enough rooms for study groups
 (1%) 
 
 the building temperature
 (1%) 
 
 hours of operation
 (1%) 
 
 sometimes its too cold inside but other than that i love the library
 (1%) 
 
 it can be a little colder.
 (1%) 
 
 not enough study rooms
 (1%) 
 
 theres not enough study rooms
 (1%) 
 
 some books are only available for two hrs.
 (1%) 
 
 operations hours
 (1%) 
 
 study rooms are soooo cold
 (1%) 
 
 it gets cold sometimes
 (1%) 
 
 the constant noise of the printer card machine
 (1%) 
 
 the librarian dude with the glasses that works down stairs
 (1%) 
 
 the librarian guy with the black glasses
 (1%) 
 
 the library guy with the glasses that works downstairs
 (1%) 
 
 their could be more study rooms
 (1%) 
 
 the bldg temp is sometimes too cold-waste of energy
 (1%) 
 
 that is opens so late now and that its not open on Fridays.
 (1%) 
 
 opens so late, closes so early
 (1%) 
 
 wish library in itself would open sooner
 (1%) 
 
 everything is pretty good
 (1%) 
 
 during peak hours, finding an open desk to work at can be difficult
 (1%) 
 
 study rooms are never really available
 (1%) 
 
 sometimes there are no tables open
 (1%) 
 
 students using computers for social network communicating white others are waiting patiently to use the computers for school
 (1%) 
 
 there arent enough computers open @ certain hours of the day
 (1%) 
 
 it open too late in the morning
 (1%) 
 
 the think i like least is that at times it gets to cold :)
 (1%) 
 
 noise level, and students using computers that are not being related to classes
 (1%) 
 
 the hours
 (1%) 
 
 i don't like most of the study rooms are unavailable because one person occupies the room
 (1%) 
 
 very noisy at times; no silence is enforced
 (1%) 
 
 walking room in between computers (upstairs)
 (1%) 
 
 bathrooms
 (1%) 
 
 sometimes there isn't enough seating @ certain times
 (1%) 
 
 some of the librarians aren't too friendly
 (1%) 
 
 it is cold all the time, i freeze
 (1%) 
 
 it closes at 7!
 (1%) 
 
 it needs more individual tables w/out a computer
 (1%) 
 
 more individual seats without computers
 (1%) 
 
 the cold air
 (1%) 
 
 study rooms are never available
 (1%) 
 
 the it gets too noisey. (loud)
 (1%) 
 
 none.
 (1%) 
 
 probably the water fountains dont work so well. also ther ability to make copies using change. sometimes i dont carry dollar bills.
 (1%) 
 
 no opinion, except below
 (1%) 
 
 these distractions
 (1%) 
 
 the areas around the bathrooms applafy sould, making some tables near them less advantagens for study
 (1%) 
 
 i dont know where things are (lol) but you guys always help me so no complains! :)
 (1%) 
 
 there is a lot of empty space. this space can accomodate more tables or cubicles
 (1%) 
 
 it never has my economic book
 (1%) 
 
 closes way to early
 (1%) 
 
 i have nothing to complain about
 (1%) 
 
 hard to get a study room
 (1%) 
 
 doesnt have enough study rooms
 (1%) 
 

Total: 161

3. What do you like best about the building?

 All the windows and the comfortable, quiet atmosphere
 (1%) 
 
 Nice view on the second floor; There are plenty of computers-no waiting
 (1%) 
 
 quiet environment
 (1%) 
 
 easy. everything is helpful. books, cds, cumputers, book sale. all librarians are always helpful to my needs
 (1%) 
 
 there is always a place to sit and computers are readily available
 (1%) 
 
 it has everything one would need in a library and more.
 (1%) 
 
 group rooms. acces to internet.
 (1%) 
 
 temp. computers, adequate quite space to study
 (1%) 
 
 lots of tables to sit at, always computers available
 (1%) 
 
 very good place to study
 (1%) 
 
 study rooms, ambience, & the librarians.
 (1%) 
 
 table & chairs, power cables, staff are very friendly.
 (1%) 
 
 it's very open and there is alot of lighting/space
 (1%) 
 
 technology of computers. great assitance from librarians. table and chairs available.
 (1%) 
 
 its a good place to do homework and other related business
 (1%) 
 
 spacious, easy to fine alone area
 (1%) 
 
 looks very new and clean
 (1%) 
 
 tranquil and calm environment
 (1%) 
 
 its clean, organized, & i can get my work done
 (1%) 
 
 computer access
 (1%) 
 
 its cleanliness & spaciousness
 (1%) 
 
 the availability to check out a texy book to use in the library for two hours
 (1%) 
 
 theres always room
 (1%) 
 
 easy to find things
 (1%) 
 
 very serene
 (1%) 
 
 nothing
 (1%) 
 
 the study rooms
 (1%) 
 
 positive slope math quadrative and synthetic equations
 (1%) 
 
 seating tables. but not always study rooms.
 (1%) 
 
 lighting, windows, computer availability
 (1%) 
 
 design
 (1%) 
 
 alot of study area's
 (1%) 
 
 study rooms
 (2%) 
 
 has everything
 (1%) 
 
 tons of table, so i always find somewhere to sit
 (1%) 
 
 quiet; easy to work in.
 (1%) 
 
 great place to focus on my studies
 (1%) 
 
 it's quietm spacious, and clean.
 (1%) 
 
 wifi & aesthetics
 (1%) 
 
 natural light
 (1%) 
 
 new and big. mac computer are sweet
 (1%) 
 
 it's quiet. has alot of computers and text book renting is great. all around it's awsome.
 (1%) 
 
 its large, has a oke aesthetic, and is overall not too crowded and is not bad.
 (1%) 
 
 its quiet and its nice and clean
 (1%) 
 
 computers available when needed. always have space to sit and study.
 (1%) 
 
 it's very user-bricndly. quiet study space. always available when needed (it's also a beautiful & spacious building)
 (1%) 
 
 all of the natural light
 (1%) 
 
 the amount of computers :)
 (1%) 
 
 they have many computers available
 (1%) 
 
 i like the environment. the modern look
 (1%) 
 
 quiet study space and we can also use our textbooks from library when we need them.
 (1%) 
 
 lots of information here
 (1%) 
 
 areas to sit & study/read
 (1%) 
 
 being able to use computers to do homework.
 (1%) 
 
 great place to study and do research school books available
 (1%) 
 
 that i have access to everything
 (1%) 
 
 it is nice and new
 (1%) 
 
 the amount of study rooms
 (1%) 
 
 it's pretty & clean
 (1%) 
 
 atmosphore
 (1%) 
 
 its quiet & a good place to study
 (1%) 
 
 very nice, comfortable, plenty of computers
 (1%) 
 
 the upstairs area
 (1%) 
 
 the computers
 (1%) 
 
 comfortable, spacious, quiet, plenty of computers and desks
 (1%) 
 
 its pretty quiet
 (1%) 
 
 everything
 (1%) 
 
 theres help
 (1%) 
 
 the layout
 (1%) 
 
 computers
 (2%) 
 
 i really like the silence in the library
 (1%) 
 
 I like all the resources and the study rooms.
 (1%) 
 
 air conditioning
 (1%) 
 
 It has a great view.
 (1%) 
 
 computers are always available and it is always quiet.
 (1%) 
 
 Its different. hard, but i like it.
 (1%) 
 
 it has a good work invierment
 (1%) 
 
 What i like the best is the library and cafeteria
 (1%) 
 
 The space and how everything is setup
 (1%) 
 
 the neatness
 (1%) 
 
 I can come at anytime and do my homework by myself or with other people.
 (1%) 
 
 its is big.. big and spacious
 (1%) 
 
 the chairs and the couches
 (1%) 
 
 Sexy looking building
 (1%) 
 
 There are many librarians here to help, a lot of computers, and a very positive, quiet environment.
 (1%) 
 
 It's a good study area
 (1%) 
 
 N/A
 (1%) 
 
 there is planny of space
 (1%) 
 
 lots of computers
 (1%) 
 
 that i can study and be able to focus
 (1%) 
 
 i'm able to get my work done easily and concentrate give the quiet environment
 (1%) 
 
 it's nice
 (1%) 
 
 modern, nice, atmosphere, good selection of books. nice to have an abondance of computers
 (1%) 
 
 the small tables next to the outlets
 (1%) 
 
 its a good place to study
 (1%) 
 
 it is big
 (1%) 
 
 the silence
 (1%) 
 
 cleanliness
 (1%) 
 
 study areas & computer access
 (1%) 
 
 there are a lot of computers available
 (1%) 
 
 it is quiet and its a nice environment
 (1%) 
 
 i like the safe environment. i could leave my stuff at a table without worrying someone stealing it
 (1%) 
 
 very clean & organized. great staff.
 (1%) 
 
 always cold
 (1%) 
 
 their service
 (1%) 
 
 all the tables
 (1%) 
 
 it is spacial
 (1%) 
 
 small, quiet and comfortable
 (1%) 
 
 has many computers can always find one open to use.
 (1%) 
 
 its a pretty building & it has enough room.
 (1%) 
 
 laptop lending
 (1%) 
 
 that theres always a computer available to use
 (1%) 
 
 spacious
 (1%) 
 
 always somewhere to sit & study
 (1%) 
 
 sooooooo modern
 (1%) 
 
 there is always room to study, very quiet
 (1%) 
 
 the black lounge chairs, windows, & number of computer available.
 (1%) 
 
 good place to study, friendly command
 (1%) 
 
 no comment
 (1%) 
 
 theres always a place to study
 (1%) 
 
 their is always an open computer
 (1%) 
 
 when study rooms are available.
 (1%) 
 
 good environment for studying
 (1%) 
 
 lots of space & lots of computers available
 (1%) 
 
 everything is good
 (1%) 
 
 it's great for quiet studying - not too noisy and nice size desks provide adequate working space
 (1%) 
 
 the chairs are comfortable, the windows are clean, i feel smart in this building
 (1%) 
 
 it is quiet and has many nice views
 (1%) 
 
 skylights
 (1%) 
 
 there are alot of place to sit and study/work
 (1%) 
 
 plenty of room
 (1%) 
 
 there is always a table or seat for me to do my work.
 (1%) 
 
 library are always helpful
 (1%) 
 
 everything else
 (1%) 
 
 the space
 (1%) 
 
 clean, nice, accomodating building
 (1%) 
 
 the computers, overall organization, and help from the librarians
 (1%) 
 
 easy to access
 (1%) 
 
 it is clean & spacious
 (1%) 
 
 i really enjoy coming to the library, it's always clean, and nice.
 (1%) 
 
 it is quiet and i can study & use the computers
 (1%) 
 
 the many plugs/outlets that are available
 (1%) 
 
 it has alot of outlets electricity
 (1%) 
 
 quiet, clean and useful
 (1%) 
 
 looks pretty :) nice style, clean
 (1%) 
 
 the organization
 (1%) 
 
 computers, tables & chairs perfect for studies. very friendly and helpful staff.
 (1%) 
 
 it's huge
 (1%) 
 
 cleaness, very quiet, technology is up to date with great internet usage
 (1%) 
 
 there are many tables with power points for laptops.
 (1%) 
 
 big building
 (1%) 
 
 nice building
 (1%) 
 
 pretty ;)
 (1%) 
 
 its shiny
 (1%) 
 
 spacious and well lit
 (1%) 
 
 lighting
 (1%) 
 
 quiet, clean, and the staff is always super nice.
 (1%) 
 
 no i.d.s required to use study rooms loike at FJC
 (1%) 
 
 gives us the students a good place to study in groups & indiuidualy
 (1%) 
 
 new clean study rooms
 (1%) 
 
 quiet
 (1%) 
 
 i like how spacous it is
 (1%) 
 
 alot of places to work
 (1%) 
 
 great place to study and research
 (1%) 
 

Total: 173

4. Other comments on the building

 Stairs is dangerous. Steps are too close. Sharp edges metal handrail.
 (1%) 
 
 i love the library
 (1%) 
 
 favorite place to do homework.
 (1%) 
 
 sometimes a/c gets a bit cold, when the outside temp drops. esp when its raining
 (1%) 
 
 overall the best library ive been to
 (1%) 
 
 usually cold, but rather colder that hot
 (1%) 
 
 keep it like this!
 (1%) 
 
 very nice!
 (1%) 
 
 wonderful library staff
 (1%) 
 
 make hours longer
 (1%) 
 
 none
 (7%) 
 
 very neat/tidy!
 (1%) 
 
 beautiful, comfortable, not over stimulating
 (1%) 
 
 more available seating for studying.
 (1%) 
 
 very helpful staff!!!
 (1%) 
 
 i have no idea where to get a card to pay for printing and copying papers.
 (1%) 
 
 coffee stand nceas to be closer
 (1%) 
 
 we need some lazy boy chairs :) can we have popozon chairs??
 (1%) 
 
 keep up the great work.
 (1%) 
 
 i would the to have the library open from 8am to 8pm
 (1%) 
 
 staff numbers are a great help.
 (1%) 
 
 nice place to be able to do my homework and a good place to save some money on books.
 (1%) 
 
 nice layout.
 (1%) 
 
 it is a nice building
 (1%) 
 
 i wish there were a few more study rooms
 (1%) 
 
 its pretty quiet
 (2%) 
 
 its ok
 (1%) 
 
 its AMAZING
 (1%) 
 
 cool design
 (1%) 
 
 its awesome
 (1%) 
 
 needs to open earlier
 (1%) 
 
 you need more study rooms
 (1%) 
 
 gets cold at times, but otherwise a very good library.
 (1%) 
 
 looks nice and fancy..
 (1%) 
 
 Very nice looking
 (1%) 
 
 It looks like a hospital.
 (1%) 
 
 nice looking
 (1%) 
 
 No comments
 (1%) 
 
 N/A
 (1%) 
 
 there should be personal study rooms so when your go study by yourself your don't get kicked out
 (1%) 
 
 personal study rooms
 (1%) 
 
 love it
 (1%) 
 
 very clean
 (2%) 
 
 its hard to get a room for a group project. people use rooms to socialize not to work and sometimes, just to sleep there. maybe there should be a limit of time for rooms
 (1%) 
 
 i like to come in here and hang out and wait for my other class to start
 (1%) 
 
 none at this time
 (1%) 
 
 wonderull
 (1%) 
 
 its too cold!
 (1%) 
 
 would recomend having a wide variety of books
 (1%) 
 
 they should add more group rooms
 (1%) 
 
 i like it :) library is very useful!!
 (1%) 
 
 no command
 (1%) 
 
 consider finding a new male librarian
 (1%) 
 
 fire the library guy with glasses
 (1%) 
 
 clean, quite, comfortable :)
 (1%) 
 
 thank you for all your help.
 (1%) 
 
 it needs to be colder
 (1%) 
 
 i think there should be a time limit on the study rooms and there needs to be more electrical outlets for ppl with laptops.
 (1%) 
 
 it should open earlier
 (1%) 
 
 it would be helpful if the library would open at 8 or 8:30 instead of 9am :)
 (1%) 
 
 fix the water fountains so people can actually get a drink from the fountains.
 (1%) 
 
 nice building, nice staff.
 (1%) 
 
 overall nice library
 (1%) 
 
 like a home away from home - i don't think i've been in a more relaxed atmosphere & thank you for all your hard work!
 (1%) 
 
 love the librarians. they are helpful and patient.
 (1%) 
 
 the library needs to closer later and not so early. the guy working in the front in the circulation desk is pretty rude, he needs a better attitude if this is his job. but everyone else is nice, except him!
 (1%) 
 
 needs to close later for studying purposes
 (1%) 
 
 you guys are doing a great job
 (1%) 
 
 should the library hours be extended? maybe from 8am to 8pm :)
 (1%) 
 
 all is great! :)
 (1%) 
 
 overall great study environment.
 (1%) 
 
 hours are horrible, at least be open till 8pm
 (1%) 
 
 building closes 10 min til 7, next class is 7:15, 25 mins more i could use to study
 (1%) 
 
 #1
 (1%) 
 
 i wish you stayed open later or on saturday. would be so much more convenient for those of us that work full time.
 (1%) 
 
 there is a lot of echo when people talk. can hear people talking in first floor from the second.
 (1%) 
 
 get me my books i need
 (1%) 
 
 always clean
 (1%) 
 
 very nice and excellent upkeep
 (1%) 
 
 needs to stay open longer
 (1%) 
 
 it's cold. ha ha
 (1%) 
 
 nice size all needs is more study rooms
 (1%) 
 

Total: 89