The Triennial Survey is administered every three years to faculty and students at Cascadia College.
Currently in process is our 2020 In-Library Use Survey.
2016 UW Libraries Triennial Survey, UW Bothell Results
2013 UW Libraries Triennial Survey, UW Bothell Results
The results of the 2013 Triennial Survey show a high rate of satisfaction among both students and faculty on this campus. We also found that we are reaching a large portion of UW Bothell students with our instruction program. 72% of undergraduate students surveyed had received library instruction in a class during the 2012-13 academic year. Additional, 98% of undergraduates used the library's services and/or collections.
"I find the library to be an essential component to my academic sucess." (UWB undergraduate, 2013)
Undergraduate students report that the library has a significant impact on their academic success. 78% of students surveyed indicated that the library contributes to their overall success.
On average, students felt that the library was a major contributor to their ability to prepare and/or complete their coursework, reporting a 4 out of 5. This number is up from a 3.88 reported in 2010.
"Overall, the library is vital to what I do as a researcher and teacher here. The more resources our awesome librarians get, the stronger students and faculty will be in all phases of their work." (UW Bothell Faculty)
Faculty also expressed high satisfaction with the Library. In 2013, surveyed faculty ranked the library as a major contributor to their ability to conduct research as well as teach effectively.
97% of faculty rate their overall satisfactions with library services and collections as very high, with a mean score of 4.73 out of 5.
Links to survey instruments and full results for Cascadia and UW Bothell.
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Land Acknowledgment: The University of Washington Bothell & Cascadia College Campus Library occupies Land that has been inhabited by Indigenous Peoples since time immemorial. Specifically, this campus is located on Sammamish Land from which settler colonists forcibly removed Coast Salish Peoples to reservations in the mid-19th century. Today, descendants of the Sammamish are members of several Coast Salish communities.