Changes to the FY21 Annual Survey


This document shows the changes from the FY20 annual survey and notes for the FY21 survey. The COVID-19 related questions are located in sections G, H, and I.
 

Section A:

No changes this year

NOTES:

Lines A01 to A12 are prefilled for the library based on answers from the FY19 survey. If any of the prefilled data is incorrect contact Scott Dermont at the State Library. scott.dermont@iowa.gov
 

Section B:

No Changes this year
 

Section C:

No changes this year
 

Section D:

No Changes this year
 

NOTES: The information for the following questions is prefilled and locked for the library:

  • D07    Enrich Iowa income received.
  • D26    Bridges e-book expenditures.
  • D29    Bridges downloadable audio materials expenditures.
  • D32    Bridges downloadable video materials expenditures.
  • D35    Gale, Credo, and Transparent Languages expenditures.
     

Section E:
 

No changes this year

NOTES: The information for the following questions is prefilled and locked for the library:

  • E05    Bridges e-books held at end of year.
  • E13    Bridges downloadable audio materials held at end of year.
  • E21    Bridges downloadable video materials held at end of year.
  • E36   Number of licensed databases funded by the state government or the State library of Iowa.
     

Section F:


No changes this year

NOTES - The information for the following questions is preloaded for the library:

  • F11    Use of Bridges e-books.
  • F14    Use of Bridges downloadable video recordings.
  • F17    Use of Bridges downloadable audio recordings.
  • F20    Bridges electronic serials - including use of Advantage titles.
  • F24    Successful retrieval of Electronic Information from Gale, Credo, Transparent Languages, and Learning Express, and Brainfuse.
  • F30    ILL received from other libraries using the SILO ILL service.
  • F33    ILL provided to other libraries using the SILO ILL service.
     

Section G:
 

Lines Added:

  • G35   Is the number of uses of public Internet computers bases on an annual count (i.e. year-long tally marks) or an annual estimate based on a typical week or weeks? Choose one of the options listed below. If unsure, leave blank and skip to G36.
    • Annual Count
    • Annual Estimate based on typical week(s)
       
  • G39   Is number of wireless sessions based on an annual count (i.e. year-long tally marks) or an annual estimate based on a typical week or weeks? Choose one of the options listed below. Libraries that use WhoFi only should report as an annual count. If unsure leave blank and skip to G40.
    • Annual Count
    • Annual Estimate based on typical week(s)

Lines Removed: None

NOTES - The information for the following questions is preloaded for the library:

  • G36   Number of wireless sessions annually – for libraries subscribing to statewide WhoFi service.
  • G40   Website visits for PLOW website annually.

 

Section H:
 

No changes this year

NOTE:  All branch related questions (square footage and hours open) for libraries with branches will not be visible to libraries without branches.


Section I:


NOTE: We added section I to account for a large number of COVID-19 related questions

Lines Added: None

Lines Removed:

  • I03   Did the library add or increase access to electronic collection materials due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? (Yes/No)
  • I04   Did the library allow users to complete registration for library cards online without having to come to the library BEFORE the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? (Yes/No)
  • I08   Did the library provide live, virtual programs via the Internet during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? (Yes/No)
  • I09   Did the library create and provide recordings to program content via the Internet during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? (Yes/No)
  • I10   Did the library provide Wi-Fi Internet access to users outside the building at one or more outlets BEFORE the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? (Yes/No)


Updated 8/10/2021