Building Technology Services That Address Student Needs

@article{LeBer2015BuildingTS,
  title={Building Technology Services That Address Student Needs},
  author={Jeanne Marie Le Ber and Nancy T. Lombardo and Erin Wimmer},
  journal={Medical Reference Services Quarterly},
  year={2015},
  volume={34},
  pages={1 - 16}
}
A 16-question technology use survey was conducted to assess incoming health sciences students’ knowledge of and interest in current technologies, and to identify student device and tool preferences. Survey questions were developed by colleagues at a peer institution and then edited to match this library's student population. Two years of student responses have been compiled, compared, and reviewed as a means for informing library decisions related to technology and resource purchases… 
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