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Survey questions

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Government-provided Information for Youth
 
Hi! We’re “GovDoc Kids Group,” librarians from:
We’re exploring ways to improve access and awareness of government-provided information for youth. We would like you to help us by contributing your ideas and comments to the process. Thanks!

 

For the purposes of this survey, “government information” is: Information of any format published or produced by a local, state, federal, foreign, or international government agency. These might include pamphlets, Web sites, or other print/non-print sources. Please note that we are not asking specifically about information on the government itself, or about world countries, we are interested in knowing if and how you and your library patrons access government provided information.

 

Completing this short survey should take about five to seven minutes.

1.       Do you have access to government information for youth? (please select all that apply)
 
o        Yes, books and brochures, pamphlets, fact sheets and other print sources
o        Yes, Web sites and other Internet-published sources
o        No, my library has no government information
o        No, all we have is government information for adults
o        Other, please specify:
 
2.       Have you observed youth using government information?
 
  • Yes     
o        No
 
3.       If yes, which sources?
 
4.       For which of these topics would you refer youth to government information? (please select all that apply)
 
  • Health
  • Homework
  • Higher education
  • Fun & games
  • Other, please specify:
 
5.       If you are familiar with www.kids.gov, would you be likely to promote this Web site to patrons as a useful and fun source of government information?
 
o       Yes
o       No
o       Maybe
o       Don't Know
o        Additional comments:
 
 
 
 
6.      If you are familiar with bensguide.gpo.gov, would you be likely to promote this Web site to patrons as a useful and fun source of government information?
 
  • Yes
  • No
  • Maybe
  • Don't Know
  • Additional comments:
 
7.       If you are familiar with www.loc.gov/families, would you be likely to promote this Web site to patrons as a useful and fun source of government information?
 
o        Yes
o        No
o        Maybe
o        Don't Know
o        Additional comments:

 

 

8.       What would be the best venues for reaching youth to inform them about government information, and ways to use it?
 
o        Libraries
o        Home
o        School
o        Television
  • Other, please specify
 
9.       Tell us about you and the youth you serve. Are you a (please select all that apply):
 
o        Teacher
  • Student
  • Librarian
  • Parent
  • Other, please specify
 
10.   With what age group do you normally work? (please select all that apply)
 
o        Preschool
o        Elementary school
o        Middle school
o        High school
o        Other, please specify
 
11.   For the most part, do the youth you serve reside in Kansas?
 
  • Yes
  • No
 
12.   If the youth you serve reside in Kansas, in which one county do most live?

 

 

13.   For the most part, how easy it for the youth that you serve to access the Internet?

 

 

o        No access
o        Little access
o        Some access
o        Good access
o        Very good access
 
14. Please share any additional thoughts or comments about youth and how they use government information or how to promote government information to youth.

 

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