Zetoc Survey 2019 - Results Summary

The Zetoc survey ran in March 2019.

Many thanks to those of you who completed the Zetoc user survey, we appreciate the time you took to provide your feedback. A summary of the survey can be downloaded at: Zetoc User Survey 2019 (PDF). We truly value the information you have kindly provided.

5 Key Takeaways    Background and Sample    Use of Zetoc    Value of Zetoc    Overall Experience of Zetoc    Summary    Comments    Interviews

5 Key Takeaways


5 Key Takeaways


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Background and Sample


Background and objectives


Method and overall sample

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Sample Characteristics

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Use of Zetoc


Route to Zetoc


Most popular uses of Zetoc

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Summary


Summary

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Comments

Some very positive comments were provided by respondents about the Zetoc service and the features they valued the most. A small selection of the comments can be found below:

  • "The regular alerts for my specialist field - saves an enormous amount of time and introduces me to articles/authors I might otherwise not see."
  • "The alerts make my life easier. Rather than having to keep track of individual journal issues myself, Zetoc alerts gather that information for me."
  • "Very useful service, I have been kept informed of developments in journals that I wouldn't have come across otherwise & shared with colleagues. Thank you."
  • "I can keep up to date with minimal effort. Without Zetoc alerts I would be completely lost."
  • "Quick, simple to use, great access to articles and way of keeping up to date."
  • "Comprehensive and helpful across a wide range of disciplines."
  • "Its invaluable for me in keeping up to date. I recommend it to all my students."
  • "Regular up to date info, easy to access and move to full text from email alert."
  • "Email alerts from key journals allow me to quickly scan titles and pick up interesting new material from across my field."
  • "so so positive, I tell everyone about it and recommend new students find out about it - life saving service."

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Interviews

In addition to the online survey, users were asked if they would be willing to participate in future surveys or interview sessions relating to Zetoc and/or other Jisc services. Users who would be willing to participate were asked to provide a contact email address.

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