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					COUNTING ON RESULTS - FINAL REPORT - OUTCOMES
Service Response: The Library as Place (Commons) Outcomes

Responses
Riverside East Routt

Library
Council Bluffs New Brunswick NW Reno Albany

1) Met a friend/co-worker

Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Total Responses Percentage

24 20.3 26 22.0 69 58.5 42 35.6 7 5.9 66 55.9 8 6.8 13 11.0 5 4.2 13 11.0 118 100.0

3 50.0 3 50.0 5 83.3 1 16.7 1 16.7 6 100.0 1 16.7 1 16.7 1 16.7 0 0.0 6 100.0

40 24.5 27 16.6 100 61.3 39 23.9 29 17.8 113 69.3 8 4.9 35 21.5 45 27.6 5 3.1 163 100.0

1 25.0 1 25.0 3 75.0 0 0.0 1 25.0 2 50.0 0 0.0 3 75.0 2 50.0 0 0.0 4 100.0

40 37.7 29 27.4 71 67.0 35 33.0 16 15.1 67 63.2 36 34.0 43 40.6 16 15.1 4 3.8 106 100.0

40 29.0 27 19.6 114 82.6 25 18.1 29 21.0 76 55.1 16 11.6 41 29.7 28 20.3 6 4.3 138 100.0

2) Made a new friend

3) Learned about new books, videos, or music 4) Completed or made progress on school work 5) Learned about or was referred to another community organization 6) Quiet place to think, read, write, or study 7) Took a break at library café or coffee shop 8) Enjoyed a lecture, concert, film, or other public event 9) Attended or participated in a public meeting 10) Visited library-sponsored chat room on the web

September 2001

Library Research Service, 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, (303) 866-6737, http://www.lrs.org

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COUNTING ON RESULTS - FINAL REPORT - OUTCOMES
Service Response: The Library as Place (Commons) Outcomes

Responses
Erie

Library
Regan County New Berlin

Total
(n=9)

1) Met a friend/co-worker

Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Total Responses Percentage

11 42.3 4 15.4 10 38.5 4 15.4 2 7.7 6 23.1 9 34.6 18 69.2 1 3.8 0 0.0 26 100.0

14 66.7 2 9.5 13 61.9 7 33.3 3 14.3 8 38.1 1 4.8 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 21 100.0

3 42.9 0 0.0 7 100.0 1 14.3 3 42.9 6 85.7 0 0.0 1 14.3 2 28.6 0 0.0 7 100.0

176 29.9 119 20.2 392 66.6 154 26.1 91 15.4 350 59.4 79 13.4 155 26.3 100 17.0 28 4.8 589 100.0

2) Made a new friend

3) Learned about new books, videos, or music 4) Completed or made progress on school work 5) Learned about or was referred to another community organization 6) Quiet place to think, read, write, or study 7) Took a break at library café or coffee shop 8) Enjoyed a lecture, concert, film, or other public event 9) Attended or participated in a public meeting 10) Visited library-sponsored chat room on the web

September 2001

Library Research Service, 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, (303) 866-6737, http://www.lrs.org

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COUNTING ON RESULTS - FINAL REPORT - OUTCOMES
Service Response: Basic Literacy Outcomes

Responses

Library
Columbia County Orange County Grand Prairie

Total

Birmingham

(n=4)

1) Improved reading/writing/math

Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses

0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0

13 35.1 7 18.9 4 10.8 5 13.5 13 35.1 9 24.3 8 21.6 8 21.6 4 10.8 7 18.9

0 0.0 0 0.0 1 33.3 0 0.0 2 66.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 33.3 0 0.0 2 66.7

3 2.5 3 2.5 3 2.5 6 5.0 53 43.8 49 40.5 9 7.4 13 10.7 10 8.3 35 28.9

16 9.9 10 6.2 8 4.9 11 6.8 68 42.0 58 35.8 17 10.5 22 13.6 14 8.6 44 27.2

2) Prepared for GED

3) Passed the GED

4) Prepared for the naturalization exam

5) Became a citizen

6) Read to a child or helped a child choose a book 7) Helped a child do homework or improve grades 8) Applied for a job

9) Got a job/better job/raise in pay

10) Managing personal finances better

September 2001

Library Research Service, 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, (303) 866-6737, http://www.lrs.org

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COUNTING ON RESULTS - FINAL REPORT - OUTCOMES
Service Response: Basic Literacy Outcomes

Responses

Library
Columbia County Orange County Grand Prairie

Total

Birmingham

(n=4)

11) Info about bus, car, education, jobs, money, health care, insurance, or child care 12) Participated in a community activity

Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Total Responses Percentage

1 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 100.0

13 35.1 12 32.4 14 37.8 37 100.0

1 33.3 1 33.3 0 0.0 3 100.0

26 21.5 31 25.6 32 26.4 121 100.0

41 25.3 44 27.2 46 28.4 162 100.0

13) Wrote a letter/postcard/email

September 2001

Library Research Service, 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, (303) 866-6737, http://www.lrs.org

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Service Response: Local History and Genealogy Outcomes

Responses Birmingham 16 25.8 41 66.1 12 19.4 3 4.8 15 24.2 25 40.3 4 6.5 31 50.0 24 38.7 9 14.5 Denver Central 32 20.9 87 56.9 11 7.2 5 3.3 28 18.3 50 32.7 6 3.9 78 51.0 28 18.3 24 15.7

1) Learned how to use genealogical databases 2) Made progress researching family history 3) Met or was reunited with a family member or friend 4) Learned about family medical history 5) Learned about cultural heritage

Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses

Library Orange Boulder County 15 20 15.0 34.5 18 18.0 7 7.0 2 2.0 26 26.0 33 33.0 5 5.0 47 47.0 28 28.0 22 22.0 36 62.1 6 10.3 2 3.4 14 24.1 20 34.5 4 6.9 31 53.4 15 25.9 5 8.6

Cherokee Regional 18 24.0 50 66.7 14 18.7 6 8.0 7 9.3 33 44.0 3 4.0 30 40.0 33 44.0 7 9.3

Robeson 4 28.6 12 85.7 7 50.0 3 21.4 2 14.3 5 35.7 2 14.3 8 57.1 5 35.7 1 7.1

6) Shared data with others in person, in print, or online 7) Published family history

8) Identified new source of information to search 9) Met others interested in local history or genealogy 10) Did research for a school project

September 2001

Library Research Service, 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, (303) 866-6737, http://www.lrs.org

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COUNTING ON RESULTS - FINAL REPORT - OUTCOMES
Service Response: Local History and Genealogy Outcomes

Responses Birmingham Denver Central 18 11.8 40 26.1 72 47.1 153 100.0

Library Orange Boulder County 32 32.0 60 60.0 47 47.0 100 100.0 2 3.4 8 13.8 23 39.7 58 100.0

Cherokee Regional 7 9.3 17 22.7 32 42.7 75 100.0

Robeson 3 21.4 3 21.4 10 71.4 14 100.0

11) Worked on historic preservation, renovation, or real estate 12) Learned about my community/ local history 13) Obtained a document or record

Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Total Responses Percentage

6 9.7 16 25.8 23 37.1 62 100.0

Total

September 2001

Library Research Service, 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, (303) 866-6737, http://www.lrs.org

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COUNTING ON RESULTS - FINAL REPORT - OUTCOMES
Service Response: Local History and Genealogy Outcomes

Responses Albany 2 14.3 7 50.0 0 0.0 1 7.1 1 7.1 2 14.3 0 0.0 7 50.0 0 0.0 2 14.3

Library Queens 3 13.6 4 18.2 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 22.7 6 27.3 1 4.5 10 45.5 10 45.5 4 18.2 Round Rock 7 15.6 31 68.9 4 8.9 0 0.0 7 15.6 15 33.3 0 0.0 29 64.4 10 22.2 0 0.0

Total (n=9) 117 21.5 286 52.7 61 11.2 22 4.1 105 19.3 189 34.8 25 4.6 271 49.9 153 28.2 74 13.6

1) Learned how to use genealogical databases 2) Made progress researching family history 3) Met or was reunited with a family member or friend 4) Learned about family medical history 5) Learned about cultural heritage

Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses

6) Shared data with others in person, in print, or online 7) Published family history

8) Identified new source of information to search 9) Met others interested in local history or genealogy 10) Did research for a school project

September 2001

Library Research Service, 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, (303) 866-6737, http://www.lrs.org

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COUNTING ON RESULTS - FINAL REPORT - OUTCOMES
Service Response: Local History and Genealogy Outcomes

Responses Albany

Library Queens 7 31.8 9 40.9 8 36.4 22 100.0 Round Rock 2 4.4 8 17.8 11 24.4 45 100.0

Total (n=9) 77 14.2 163 30.0 228 42.0 543 100.0

11) Worked on historic preservation, renovation, or real estate 12) Learned about my community/ local history 13) Obtained a document or record

Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Total Responses Percentage

0 0.0 2 14.3 2 14.3 14 100.0

Total

September 2001

Library Research Service, 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, (303) 866-6737, http://www.lrs.org

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COUNTING ON RESULTS - FINAL REPORT - OUTCOMES
Service Response: General Information Outcomes

Responses

Library RossMesa Riverside Barnum Woodruff Sunnyside Bruton

Columbia
County

1) Read for pleasure

Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Total Responses Percentage

87 54.0 77 47.8 96 59.6 30 18.6 83 51.6 21 13.0 43 26.7 20 12.4 161 100.0

62 52.1 40 33.6 58 48.7 21 17.6 55 46.2 13 10.9 30 25.2 25 21.0 119 100.0

55 46.6 32 27.1 62 52.5 11 9.3 62 52.5 43 36.4 14 11.9 34 28.8 118 100.0

87 87.0 40 40.0 65 65.0 10 10.0 52 52.0 18 18.0 29 29.0 18 18.0 100 100.0

379 72.6 216 41.4 256 49.0 92 17.6 272 52.1 98 18.8 132 25.3 109 20.9

74 63.8 41 35.3 76 65.5 16 13.8 40 34.5 20 17.2 25 21.6 41 35.3

146 80.2 95 52.2 102 56.0 41 22.5 85 46.7 49 26.9 57 31.3 73 40.1 182 100.0

2) Obtained a specific fact or document 3) Leaned more about a skill, hobby, or other personal interest 4) Identified or contacted an organization 5) Found information for school, work, or a community group 6) Shared a cultural experience and/or exchanged information with others 7) Learned more about a legal, social, or political issue 8) Met new people with whom I share common interests

Total

522 116 100.0 100.0

September 2001

Library Research Service, 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, (303) 866-6737, http://www.lrs.org

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COUNTING ON RESULTS - FINAL REPORT - OUTCOMES
Service Response: General Information Outcomes

Responses

Library Sioux
City

Council
Bluffs St. Martin Lewistown Bozeman Queens

Multnomah
Central

1) Read for pleasure

Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Total Responses Percentage

129 83.2 67 43.2 87 56.1 31 20.0 75 48.4 30 19.4 38 24.5 26 16.8 155 100.0

132 77.6 71 41.8 109 64.1 18 10.6 76 44.7 31 18.2 35 20.6 32 18.8 170 100.0

55 78.6 27 38.6 38 54.3 9 12.9 30 42.9 18 25.7 17 24.3 23 32.9 70 100.0

111 91.0 54 44.3 76 62.3 15 12.3 37 30.3 24 19.7 27 22.1 33 27.0 122 100.0

141 92.2 81 52.9 108 70.6 26 17.0 71 46.4 50 32.7 40 26.1 42 27.5 153 100.0

62 59.0 49 46.7 54 51.4 31 29.5 63 60.0 32 30.5 31 29.5 24 22.9 105 100.0

46 32.9 82 58.6 41 29.3 22 15.7 75 53.6 8 5.7 32 22.9 6 4.3 140 100.0

2) Obtained a specific fact or document 3) Leaned more about a skill, hobby, or other personal interest 4) Identified or contacted an organization 5) Found information for school, work, or a community group 6) Shared a cultural experience and/or exchanged information with others 7) Learned more about a legal, social, or political issue 8) Met new people with whom I share common interests

Total

September 2001

Library Research Service, 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, (303) 866-6737, http://www.lrs.org

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COUNTING ON RESULTS - FINAL REPORT - OUTCOMES
Service Response: General Information Outcomes

Responses

Library Multnomah EcclesGresham Lesher Norwin Altoona Monessen Adams

Hurst
Youth

1) Read for pleasure

Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Total Responses Percentage

90 62.5 42 29.2 67 46.5 22 15.3 47 32.6 22 15.3 22 15.3 18 12.5 144 100.0

50 80.6 26 41.9 38 61.3 10 16.1 35 56.5 14 22.6 17 27.4 25 40.3 62 100.0

46 67.6 20 29.4 31 45.6 7 10.3 17 25.0 14 20.6 7 10.3 17 25.0 68 100.0

109 93.2 47 40.2 83 70.9 11 9.4 47 40.2 23 19.7 28 23.9 26 22.2 117 100.0

9 56.3 9 56.3 9 56.3 3 18.8 6 37.5 4 25.0 5 31.3 2 12.5 16 100.0

80 1 83.3 100.0 40 41.7 54 56.3 0 0.0 0 0.0

2) Obtained a specific fact or document 3) Leaned more about a skill, hobby, or other personal interest 4) Identified or contacted an organization 5) Found information for school, work, or a community group 6) Shared a cultural experience and/or exchanged information with others 7) Learned more about a legal, social, or political issue 8) Met new people with whom I share common interests

17 1 17.7 100.0 44 45.8 30 31.3 17 17.7 39 40.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0

0.0

Total

96 1 100.0 100.0

September 2001

Library Research Service, 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, (303) 866-6737, http://www.lrs.org

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COUNTING ON RESULTS - FINAL REPORT - OUTCOMES
Service Response: General Information Outcomes

Responses

Library Hurst
Adult Kitsap Mukwonago

Total Menomonee
Falls (n=25)

1) Read for pleasure

Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Total Responses Percentage

196 87.1 74 32.9 106 47.1 22 9.8 84 37.3 29 12.9 49 21.8 29 12.9

106 84.8 63 50.4 94 75.2 22 17.6 56 44.8 21 16.8 38 30.4 17 13.6

131 87.9 54 36.2 93 62.4 16 10.7 79 53.0 18 12.1 30 20.1 33 22.1 149 100.0

98 83.8 53 45.3 71 60.7 18 15.4 58 49.6 21 17.9 36 30.8 27 23.1 117 100.0

2482 74.0 1400 41.8 1874 55.9 522 15.6 1549 46.2 651 19.4 799 23.8 739 22.0 3353 100.0

2) Obtained a specific fact or document 3) Leaned more about a skill, hobby, or other personal interest 4) Identified or contacted an organization 5) Found information for school, work, or a community group 6) Shared a cultural experience and/or exchanged information with others 7) Learned more about a legal, social, or political issue 8) Met new people with whom I share common interests

Total

225 125 100.0 100.0

September 2001

Library Research Service, 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, (303) 866-6737, http://www.lrs.org

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COUNTING ON RESULTS - FINAL REPORT - OUTCOMES
Service Response: Information Literacy Outcomes

Responses Orange County Bozeman

Library North Portland Nazareth 31 32.0 47 48.5 17 17.5 12 12.4 42 43.3 75 43.1 73 42.0 23 13.2 67 38.5 99 56.9

Adams 41 47.7 42 48.8 18 20.9 22 25.6 42 48.8

Found what I was looking for… 1) using the library catalogue

Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses

18 35.3 33 64.7 14 27.5 14 27.5 29 56.9

95 81.2 41 35.0 37 31.6 36 30.8 59 50.4

2) searching the World Wide Web

3) using databases

4) using reference books

5) because librarian helped me Learned how to… 6) use the library catalogue

Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses

8 15.7 19 37.3 19 37.3 12 23.5

31 26.5 31 26.5 20 17.1 10 8.5

13 13.4 29 29.9 32 33.0 28 28.9

54 31.0 89 51.1 36 20.7 10 5.7

14 16.3 18 20.9 27 31.4 1 1.2

7) ask a library staff member for help

8) use a computer

9) use standard software products

September 2001

Library Research Service, 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, (303) 866-6737, http://www.lrs.org

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COUNTING ON RESULTS - FINAL REPORT - OUTCOMES
Service Response: Information Literacy Outcomes

Responses Orange County Bozeman

Library North Portland Nazareth 25 25.8 11 11.3 7 7.2 97 100 16 9.2 27 15.5 8 4.6 174 100

Adams 8 9.3 15 17.4 4 4.7 86 100

10) use email, electronic mailing lists, or chat rooms 11) evaluate the quality of information on the web 12) create a web site

Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Total Responses Percentage

22 43.1 14 27.5 8 15.7 51 100

12 10.3 9 7.7 2 1.7 117 100

Total

September 2001

Library Research Service, 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, (303) 866-6737, http://www.lrs.org

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COUNTING ON RESULTS - FINAL REPORT - OUTCOMES
Service Response: Information Literacy Outcomes

Responses

Library Moreau Round Rock 22 43.1 12 23.5 8 15.7 11 21.6 26 51.0

Total (n=7) 301 49.4 264 43.3 126 20.7 170 27.9 311 51.1

Found what I was looking for… 1) using the library catalogue

Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses

19 57.6 16 48.5 9 27.3 8 24.2 14 42.4

2) searching the World Wide Web

3) using databases

4) using reference books

5) because librarian helped me Learned how to… 6) use the library catalogue

Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses

8 24.2 11 33.3 5 15.2 5 15.2

13 25.5 12 23.5 8 15.7 2 3.9

141 23.2 209 34.3 147 24.1 68 11.2

7) ask a library staff member for help

8) use a computer

9) use standard software products

September 2001

Library Research Service, 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, (303) 866-6737, http://www.lrs.org

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COUNTING ON RESULTS - FINAL REPORT - OUTCOMES
Service Response: Information Literacy Outcomes

Responses

Library Moreau Round Rock 3 5.9 0 0.0 0 0.0 51 100

Total (n=7) 89 14.6 80 13.1 29 4.8 609 100

10) use email, electronic mailing lists, or chat rooms 11) evaluate the quality of information on the web 12) create a web site

Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Total Responses Percentage

3 9.1 4 12.1 0 0.0 33 100

Total

September 2001

Library Research Service, 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, (303) 866-6737, http://www.lrs.org

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COUNTING ON RESULTS - FINAL REPORT - OUTCOMES
Service Response: Business and Career Information Outcomes

Responses Mesa 51 43.2 16 13.6 3 2.5 29 24.6 30 25.4 21 17.8 7 5.9 38 32.2 118 100.0 East Routt 3 60.0 2 40.0 0 0.0 5 100.0 2 40.0 0 0.0 2 40.0 0 0.0 5 100.0

Library Boulder Dickinson Cleveland Monessen 14 5 10 3 36.8 17.9 27.0 18.8 2 5.3 0 0.0 4 10.5 4 10.5 2 5.3 0 0.0 12 31.6 38 100.0 3 10.7 0 0.0 10 35.7 6 21.4 1 3.6 0 0.0 9 32.1 28 100.0 5 13.5 2 5.4 9 24.3 23 62.2 9 24.3 3 8.1 4 10.8 37 100.0 5 31.3 1 6.3 10 62.5 9 56.3 3 18.8 2 12.5 0 0.0 16 100.0

Total (n=6) 86 35.5 33 13.6 6 2.5 67 27.7 74 30.6 36 14.9 14 5.8 63 26.0 242 100.0

1) Explored/started/developed a business

Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Number Reporting As Percentage of Total Responses Total Responses Percentage

2) Dealt with a personnel issue

3) Closed a business

4) Explored job/career or determined necessary education/training 5) Developed job-related skills

6) Learned how to advance in job/career

7) Made career changes or relocated

8) Made better investment or retirement decisions Total

September 2001

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