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Statistical Report for Amlib


2017 Survey Results
Product: Amlib Response Distribution Statistics
CategoryResponses 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ModeMeanMedian
ILS Satisfaction6 1 1 1 3 74.837
ILS Functionality7 1 1 2 3 74.864
Print Functionality7 2 2 3 75.866
Electronic Functionality7 1 1 2 1 1 1 33.573
Company Satisfaction7 1 1 2 1 2 44.144
Support Satisfaction7 2 1 1 3 75.716
Support Improvement6 2 1 1 1 1 24.505
Company Loyalty7 2 1 1 1 1 1 03.292
Open Source Interest7 3 2 2 01.431

CategoryTotalYespercent
Considering new ILS7 685.71%
Considering new Interface7 114.29%
System Installed on time?7 571.43%

Average Collection size: 44962

TypeCount
Public7
Academic0
School0
Consortia0
Special0

Size CategoryCount
[1] Under 10,0001
[2] 10,001-100,0005
[3] 100,001-250,0000
[4] 250,001-1,000,0000
[5] 1,000,001-10,000,0000
[6] over 10,000,0010



2016 Survey Results
Product: Amlib Response Distribution Statistics
CategoryResponses 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ModeMeanMedian
ILS Satisfaction14 1 2 3 2 3 2 1 34.795
ILS Functionality13 1 2 2 3 1 1 2 1 44.544
Print Functionality12 1 3 1 1 3 3 35.176
Electronic Functionality13 3 2 4 1 1 1 1 22.542
Company Satisfaction14 2 3 1 2 3 1 1 1 24.505
Support Satisfaction14 2 3 2 3 2 1 1 45.216
Support Improvement13 2 3 4 2 1 1 54.855
Company Loyalty14 3 1 2 3 2 3 03.214
Open Source Interest13 6 2 2 2 1 01.231

CategoryTotalYespercent
Considering new ILS14 857.14%
Considering new Interface14 321.43%
System Installed on time?14 1285.71%

Average Collection size: 50450

TypeCount
Public14
Academic0
School0
Consortia0
Special0

Size CategoryCount
[1] Under 10,0002
[2] 10,001-100,0009
[3] 100,001-250,0001
[4] 250,001-1,000,0000
[5] 1,000,001-10,000,0000
[6] over 10,000,0010



2015 Survey Results
Product: Amlib Response Distribution Statistics
CategoryResponses 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ModeMeanMedian
ILS Satisfaction19 2 3 3 2 3 2 1 2 1 24.424
ILS Functionality19 2 2 2 1 4 4 2 2 54.955
Print Functionality18 2 4 4 3 1 2 2 45.505
Electronic Functionality18 5 3 2 2 2 1 2 1 13.723
Company Satisfaction19 1 1 1 6 4 1 1 3 1 45.055
Support Satisfaction19 1 1 1 5 3 5 2 1 45.325
Support Improvement18 1 1 1 4 5 2 2 1 1 55.005
Company Loyalty19 2 2 2 4 6 2 1 54.004
Open Source Interest19 9 2 3 1 4 01.421

CategoryTotalYespercent
Considering new ILS20 1260.00%
Considering new Interface20 210.00%
System Installed on time?20 1995.00%

Average Collection size: 55191

TypeCount
Public20
Academic0
School0
Consortia0
Special0

Size CategoryCount
[1] Under 10,0005
[2] 10,001-100,00011
[3] 100,001-250,0001
[4] 250,001-1,000,0001
[5] 1,000,001-10,000,0000
[6] over 10,000,0010



2014 Survey Results
Product: Amlib Response Distribution Statistics
CategoryResponses 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ModeMeanMedian
ILS Satisfaction15 5 4 2 3 1 45.405
ILS Functionality15 2 1 3 1 3 4 1 75.276
Print Functionality15 1 1 1 2 4 2 2 2 66.076
Electronic Functionality15 1 2 3 3 2 1 1 1 1 34.404
Company Satisfaction14 1 2 5 3 2 1 55.295
Support Satisfaction15 1 1 1 4 4 3 1 55.406
Support Improvement14 1 1 2 3 2 3 2 44.645
Company Loyalty14 1 1 3 4 2 1 2 44.364
Open Source Interest13 2 5 3 2 1 12.691

CategoryTotalYespercent
Considering new ILS15 1173.33%
Considering new Interface15 426.67%
System Installed on time?15 1280.00%

Average Collection size: 68538

TypeCount
Public14
Academic0
School0
Consortia0
Special1

Size CategoryCount
[1] Under 10,0000
[2] 10,001-100,00010
[3] 100,001-250,0001
[4] 250,001-1,000,0001
[5] 1,000,001-10,000,0000
[6] over 10,000,0010



2013 Survey Results
Product: Amlib Response Distribution Statistics
CategoryResponses 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ModeMeanMedian
ILS Satisfaction16 1 2 1 3 4 3 1 1 65.506
ILS Functionality16 2 1 5 2 6 85.887
Print Functionality16 2 1 5 2 5 1 56.006
Electronic Functionality16 2 2 1 4 3 2 2 44.254
Company Satisfaction16 1 1 4 2 4 2 2 56.197
Support Satisfaction16 1 1 2 3 4 3 2 76.387
Support Improvement16 1 1 7 3 1 2 1 55.565
Company Loyalty16 1 2 7 1 1 1 3 55.755
Open Source Interest16 5 1 3 1 3 2 1 02.882

CategoryTotalYespercent
Considering new ILS16 850.00%
Considering new Interface16 425.00%
System Installed on time?16 16100.00%

Average Collection size: 66232

TypeCount
Public12
Academic0
School0
Consortia0
Special0

Size CategoryCount
[1] Under 10,0002
[2] 10,001-100,0009
[3] 100,001-250,0002
[4] 250,001-1,000,0001
[5] 1,000,001-10,000,0000
[6] over 10,000,0010



2012 Survey Results
Product: Amlib Response Distribution Statistics
CategoryResponses 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ModeMeanMedian
ILS Satisfaction20 1 1 2 1 4 8 3 76.007
ILS Functionality20 1 1 1 6 8 3 76.107
Print Functionality0 00.00
Electronic Functionality0 00.00
Company Satisfaction20 3 4 4 5 4 76.156
Support Satisfaction20 4 3 5 2 6 86.156
Support Improvement20 2 3 3 3 6 1 2 75.956
Company Loyalty20 1 3 1 2 3 4 3 3 76.057
Open Source Interest20 6 2 1 4 5 1 1 03.054

CategoryTotalYespercent
Considering new ILS22 627.27%
Considering new Interface22 418.18%
System Installed on time?22 2090.91%

Average Collection size: 195765

TypeCount
Public22
Academic0
School0
Consortia0
Special0

Size CategoryCount
[1] Under 10,0002
[2] 10,001-100,00013
[3] 100,001-250,0001
[4] 250,001-1,000,0000
[5] 1,000,001-10,000,0001
[6] over 10,000,0010



2011 Survey Results
Product: Amlib Response Distribution Statistics
CategoryResponses 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ModeMeanMedian
ILS Satisfaction12 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 3 95.927
ILS Functionality10 1 1 3 3 2 66.508
Print Functionality0 00.00
Electronic Functionality0 00.00
Company Satisfaction12 1 3 1 2 1 1 3 46.086
Support Satisfaction12 1 2 2 1 2 3 1 85.927
Support Improvement12 1 2 1 5 2 1 54.585
Company Loyalty12 1 1 3 1 1 3 2 56.337
Open Source Interest12 5 1 2 1 2 1 02.082

CategoryTotalYespercent
Considering new ILS12 325.00%
Considering new Interface12 216.67%
System Installed on time?12 1191.67%

Average Collection size: 85562

TypeCount
Public12
Academic0
School0
Consortia0
Special0

Size CategoryCount
[1] Under 10,0001
[2] 10,001-100,0006
[3] 100,001-250,0001
[4] 250,001-1,000,0001
[5] 1,000,001-10,000,0000
[6] over 10,000,0010



2010 Survey Results
Product: Amlib Response Distribution Statistics
CategoryResponses 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ModeMeanMedian
ILS Satisfaction10 1 2 4 2 1 77.007
ILS Functionality0 00.00
Print Functionality0 00.00
Electronic Functionality0 00.00
Company Satisfaction10 1 1 3 2 2 1 66.607
Support Satisfaction10 1 1 1 1 2 3 1 86.507
Support Improvement10 1 2 2 1 3 1 75.706
Company Loyalty10 2 1 1 2 1 3 96.206
Open Source Interest10 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 03.002

CategoryTotalYespercent
Considering new ILS10 330.00%
Considering new Interface10 110.00%
System Installed on time?10 10100.00%

Average Collection size: 64997

TypeCount
Public10
Academic0
School0
Consortia0
Special0

Size CategoryCount
[1] Under 10,0000
[2] 10,001-100,0005
[3] 100,001-250,0001
[4] 250,001-1,000,0000
[5] 1,000,001-10,000,0000
[6] over 10,000,0010



2009 Survey Results
Product: Amlib Response Distribution Statistics
CategoryResponses 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ModeMeanMedian
ILS Satisfaction7 1 1 4 1 76.717
ILS Functionality0 00.00
Print Functionality0 00.00
Electronic Functionality0 00.00
Company Satisfaction7 1 2 1 3 86.717
Support Satisfaction7 2 3 2 77.007
Support Improvement7 2 2 2 1 45.295
Company Loyalty7 1 3 2 1 66.436
Open Source Interest7 1 3 2 1 12.291

CategoryTotalYespercent
Considering new ILS7 00.00%
Considering new Interface7 00.00%
System Installed on time?7 685.71%




5 Responses for Amlib in 2008

5 Responses for Amlib in 2007

2017 : gen: 4.83 company 4.14 loyalty 3.29 support 5.71

2016 : gen: 4.79 company 4.50 loyalty 3.21 support 5.21

2015 : gen: 4.42 company 5.05 loyalty 4.00 support 5.32

2014 : gen: 5.40 company 5.29 loyalty 4.36 support 5.40

2013 : gen: 5.50 company 6.19 loyalty 5.75 support 6.38

2012 : gen: 6.00 company 6.15 loyalty 6.05 support 6.15

2011 : gen: 5.92 company 6.08 loyalty 6.33 support 5.92

2010 : gen: 7.00 company 6.60 loyalty 6.20 support 6.50

2009 : gen: 6.71 company 6.71 loyalty 6.43 support 7.00

Comments

We are aware that OCLC is ceasing development of AMLIB, and that we will need to migrate to a different product in the next few years. We are not keen on the OCLC replacement offering Worldshare, as it seems to be still somewhat "green" i.e not fully developed (Type: Public)

As we have had a number of new employees we need more training to have a full understanding and to get the best use from the system (Type: Public)

Unfortunately the vendor of the Amlib service died during 2014 and the support was transferred to another vendor. The initial vendor, InforSolve was excellent. (Type: Special)

Not a lot is currently happening with the system - knowing that local government amalgamations will come into effect July 2015, Western Australian libraries may be looking to change their system at the same time. (Type: Public)

OCLC's 'Amlib' ILS product is on target for releagetion to history and they OCLC have no plans to take it to a version 7.0 - they have informed customers that future development will be limited, then stop. OCLC want Amlib customers to migrate to WorldShare. Many libraries in Western Australia are on Amlib and are looking at alternatives now that Amlib is coming to an end. Our view is that Worldshare will not provide what we want as a public library service. Despite staff interest in open source products like KOHA, our organisation is not keen to opursue an open source option. As a result, we are looking keenly at Spydus. (Type: Public)

Despite us being a small library, this product is becoming increasingly unreliable and does not always meet our needs or behave in a consistent manner (Type: Public)

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