2012 Chemistry Library Survey - Suggestions

What improvements would you like to see in the library?



All Write-in Answers (See results page for summary.)

Open on Sundays?

More carrels

longer hours

Longer open hours

Longer night hours (like until 9pm Mon-Thur and until 7pm Fri) during the week

More study carrels

more separation between tables and study carrels because sometimes it gets noisy from the group studiers

Nothing

I don't think it needs any improvements.

more carrels / longer hours of operation / comfier chairs

More study rooms

TRASH CANS!!!!!!

Longer open hours

open later

I wish it was quieter. When sitting at the desks on the N wall, I can often hear student in the conf. area.

Better/longer hours

color printers

More hours

More tables (if possible)

Hard copies of JACS, Angew, etc. sitting out to read?

more desks

N/A

Turn the heat up

No longer cold like it used to be.

N/A

Free cookies on Mondays

More books here than Grainger

Longer hours

Longer hours

free beer fridays

more group study rooms

More group study rooms, you can be a bit louder.

N/A

Open later

longer hours

Longer hours

None, it's great!

open later

nothing!

Trash bins

more carrels/desks

drinking fountain

More independent study rooms

longer hours

More textbooks and textbook solutions. Also more recent resources for lab.

More study carrels

More individual study desks, though I guess there's no room for more.

More study carrels.

More tables.

None

More study rooms, the two are nto enough!

It's good as is.

More study rooms available for non-chem students.

More seating areas

laptop chargers for check out

Longer hours of operation

Remote access to ChemDraw software (library computers) or longer hours

Warmer temperature (too cold)

Several backup copies for resources

Nothing

nothing

Longer hours

Something to lessen the echo in the back area.

access to conference room

Pretty good already

N/A

N/A

More tables and chairs

N/A

Longer hours; more scanners.

open later

More tables to use

Online system for checking out study room and conference room.

nothing :)

open later!!

more small study rooms.

everything seems fine

More large tables

Open later

Open late beyond 7PM on weekdays.

more space

fix the echo in the back

longer hours

None

Higher seating for the computers.

open a little later during the week

more journals

Something to fix the echo in the back

more small study rooms

longer open hours

more private rooms

Extend the open hours!!

More time to use resource books

More ChemEng Books

Multiple versions of books on reserve

more study rooms

More large tables

Nothing

More study rooms

More copies of textbooks

Give SCS Students free printing

less paper wasted using cover sheets

More large tables

N/A

More comfort seats

Longer hours!

longer hours

seems fine to me

More tables

None

More individual desks

None

open later on Sunday

more study carrels

put some more electrical outlets upstairs in the classrooms

Turn the heat down, put fresh Expo markers with the whiteboards

 

If I could change one thing about the Chemistry Library, it would be:



All Change Comments (See results page for summary.)

Nothing

change the seats around computers

the wooden chairs

More hours

quieter

Turn up heat! It's always freezing, esp on n wall.

None

say that it is quiet in the back / go to the union for talking or ugl

That we could eat food in a certain location.

having more small study rooms

More small rooms for study

longer hours

A trash can.

More study carrels

Nothing, I like coming here because it's rarely crowded, quiet, and aesthetically pleasing.

longer hours?

I have no complaints.

Quieter--but it certainly is not that bad. I really like coming her.

More study rooms.

more study carrels

More space

More computers.

making it warmer! It's always too cold in the library!

Open all the time. Love the chem lib

Chairs

nothing

The seats near the computer. They are uncomfortables.

More computers, free printing for Chem students!

1) making people not be noisy, 2) longer library hours

N/A

A/C is too low for water

More computers

The position of the computer (would love to have some privacy). The height of the computer table (it's too high!!)

Can't think of any.

More group tables.

Nothing

Having longer open hours.

N/A

More computers

see above [Longer hours]

To have it open later / designated "talking" areas.

more group rooms

Not much to change.

Keyboards (dirty)

Make it bigger

None, one of the best libraries on campus

longer open hour

Have the library stay open later.

Open later!

Open later

make it bigger

Too cold sometimes.

Longer operation hours

Overall, I am pleased with how the chem library is.

N/A

More tables

More access to study rooms.

Longer hours

If it were bigger

More study rooms

I would kick out the people sleeping at the desk I came here to use. They can sleep at the union!

the library hours. (open later)

Nothing, it's nice and quiet.

Nothing, I love it!

coffee

More tables.

I can't think of anything I would change.

Nothing

It's good as is.

extended hours

longer hours

Times it is open during the weekend. Longer hours during the week as well.

I would make it stay open an hour later.

Better computers (ie with mounting monitors). The high counter computers I don't like either.

the hours of operation

Longer hours

Nothing

Open earlier on Saturday (10am ish?)

More small rooms to study

more computers and tables

Kick out 1-2 people who occupy a study room.

open longer

Be able to reserve study rooms for meetings, not just the big conference room.

Nothing!

N/A

I wish we could eat! But I completely understand why we can't.

I wouldn't change anything.

nothing

Access to chemical engineering printing from the chem library.

Allowing people to sleep on sofas.

more rooms (like study rooms)

Too many people using the computers for facebook and games when other may be waiting for a computer to use for homework.

Later hours

change the seats around the computers

how long it is open

Longer open hours

N/A

Little bit more seating

Nothing

get more space

more open hours please!

more quiet rooms

have longer hours

longer hours to come here at night to study

open more hours

More room to study.

Quieter

I wouldn't

Hours -- longer

Open later

Bigger

More desks.

make more small rooms if I can

nothing

Less surveys.

The chairs on the computer side are really low and uncomfortable.

longer hours

Nothing, its quiet/spacious.

size, too small

Nothing

Open later

Not to much, maybe a resource help center/table

I love it here! Wouldn't really change anything

More small study rooms

Love it!

Meh…

Nothing

Longer open hours!

Many of the books I've wanted to use are in German or are poorly translated, replacing these would be nice.

Free engineering printing

Nothing

Nothing I can think of

Nada

NOTHING --> AMAZING!

More online access!

None

Open late

Extend the hours until 10:00PM

the chairs at computers are comfy, but I'm pretty sure they are several inches too short for ergonomic seating.

Its all pretty good

Hours (more on weekend)

Nothing, I love it here!

N/A

more paper-based journal

I would like it to be open longer, this is my favorite place to study

longer opening hours!

I would make it a little warmer cause its really cold sometimes.

open later!

More individual desks

Nothing

better chairs in back; have conference room open to study in

Seating arrangement (No sense of privacy while using my laptop)

have longer hours on the weekends (especially on Sunday nights)

Nothing

Build more conference rooms

Having a bathroom inside so I don't have to have someone watch my things while I go down the hall