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Results of the user surveys of FY2018

In FY2018, the NDL conducted two types of surveys for users shown in the table below. The General Users of NDL survey was conducted from April 2018 to March 2019, and the Library survey was conducted from July to September 2018.

For each survey, questionnaire forms were put on the website so that respondents could complete and submit answers online. For the survey of libraries, 2,600 request letters were sent to prefectural libraries and institutions registered User Registration for Institutions.
We thank participants for responding to the questionnaires.

[Table] Survey period and the number of responses
Type of survey Respondents Period Responses collected Questionnaire distributed (libraries) Response rate (%)
General Users of NDL Individual users Apr. 2, 2018 - Mar. 31, 2019 4,592 - -
Libraries (*) Domestic libraries and related institutions Jul. 2, 2018 - Sep. 30, 2018 1,589 2,600 61.1

* Libraries inside Japan, excluding branch libraries in the executive and judicial branches of the government

Simple tabulation (in Japanese)

Detailed analysis (in Japanese)

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