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The Bodleian Libraries is inviting all members of the University to share their feedback about the Libraries by completing a short online Reader Survey. The survey only takes about 10 minutes to complete but it provides vital information that feeds into decision making and helps improve library services.

The survey will be open from 21 January – 17 February, and is for all readers who have used the online collections and/or any of the physical libraries. In addition to members of the University, feedback is welcome from external researchers who have a Bodleian Libraries card, including alumni and NHS staff.

Readers are asked to share their views on areas such as the provision of information resources, the libraries as a space for study, how staff treat readers, information skills and support, and their overall satisfaction with library support for research, teaching and learning. As a thank you taking part, students can leave their email to receive one of ten £50 Amazon vouchers (no identifying links between responses and the individual responding will be retained).

The Bodleian is continually seeking feedback from readers, and conducts a readership-wide survey every 3 years. Numerous changes and enhancements have been made to the library service in response to feedback received from the last Reader Survey, which took place in 2016. These range from increasing library opening hours and improving the usability of SOLO to improving the study environment in Reading Rooms and buying more e-books.

Take the Reader Survey at:

For more information about the Reader Survey, visit

If you have any questions about the survey please email: