CRKN Strategic Planning 2019-2024: Canadiana User Survey

In April 2018, the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) and merged as a combined organization. CRKN is now preparing its next strategic plan (2019-2024) which will include a strategy for the services of Canadiana. As part of this strategic planning process, we want to engage with you—the users of our tools and services. Please complete the following survey to let us know how you currently use Canadiana and to share any feedback and input on new features or enhancements. 

Your responses are completely anonymous and we encourage you to respond candidly. No personal information is required to complete the survey. Any personal data will be used for administrative purposes only however, a summary of findings may be presented publicly. For questions, please contact Rebecca Ross at

Please share the survey with your colleagues. 

The survey will take approximately 20 minutes to complete.

Please complete this survey by 5:00 p.m. EST on December 19, 2018. 

With thanks,
Rebecca Ross, Director of Marketing and Stakeholder Engagement, CRKN
Julien LeBlanc, Strategic Planning Consultant, Blueprint Management   

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Survey Questions

*How did you first become aware of Canadiana?

*How often do you use the Canadiana website?

*In what context are you using the Canadiana website or accessing the Canadian collections? Please check all that apply.

*If you are using the Canadiana website for research, what type of research are you doing?

*What are your goals when using the Canadiana website?

*What do you like most about the Canadiana website?

*What do you like least about the Canadiana website?

*In your opinion, what are the most important services and features that we currently provide?

*What new feature(s) would be most useful to you?

*What type of material are you looking for when you search Canadiana?

Do you have any suggestions of collections that should be digitized and added to the Canadiana collection? If so, please list them.

*On a scale of 1 to 5, how easy is the Canadiana website to use?

*Have you or would you recommend the Canadiana website to a friend or colleague?

Is there anything else you would like to share with us?

Are you interested in joining a Canadiana user group for testing, ongoing feedback, and focus groups? If so, please share your contact information.

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