IDP User Survey Results 2012

Participant 001/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Independent researcher
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Archaeology /Language and literature
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / General Interest / Picture Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / National Library of China, Beijing
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x x
Archaeological site plans x x
Maps x x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections x x
Technical x
Conservation x x
Education x
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x x
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog x x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For publication / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en) / Old Tibetan Texts Online (http://otdo.aa.tufs.ac.jp/) / Early Tibet blog (http://earlytibet.com/)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: n/a
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: n/a
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 002/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Librarian/information specialist
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Language and literature
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Picture Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / German (idp.bbaw.de)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a week

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: Staatsbibliothek, Berlin
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings)
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x x
Bibliographies
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections
Technical x x
Conservation
Education x x
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog x x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: n/a
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: TITUS (http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/tocharic/tht.htm)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac laptop / iPad / iPhone
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column / Advanced search page
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: By shelfmark of item / By language, type of manuscript etc. / Free text search

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / WorldCat
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 003/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Postgraduate, studying for a doctoral degree
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Free University Berlin
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Art History / Archaeology / Religious Studies / Language and literature / Linguistics/Philology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Picture Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / German (idp.bbaw.de)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a week

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: Staatsbibliothek, Berlin / Museum of Asian Art, Berlin
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x x
Bibliographies x x
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections x x
Technical x x
Conservation x x
Education x
Archives x x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog x x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims but not as quickly, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org) / TITUS (http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/tocharic/tht.htm) / (http://www.gandhari.org)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC / Apple Mac laptop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column / Advanced search page / Via catalogues
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: By shelfmark of item / By language, type of manuscript etc.

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / End Note / Dropbox / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 004/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Postgraduate, studying for a masters degree
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: University of Toronto
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Archaeology / Geography / Religious Studies / Language and literature / Linguistics/Philology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Teaching / General Interest / Picture Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a week

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: I have used the manuscripts frequently, and would enjoy an improvement to the search results (perhaps with improved metadata, such as period (Tibetan Administration, Guiyijin, etc.) and language(s)), though I recognize the large cost associated. Bibliographic links are sometimes broken, and it can be difficult to use some of the bibliographic citations (particularly those which are abbreviations or short forms) to find the associated articles or books. That said, IDP is an invaluable resource, and one that I return to constantly. In addition to the manuscripts (and their incredibly useful associated catalogue entries), several teaching tools and research are excellent. My favourites are Chinnery's article on book formats (invaluable!), the online catalogue "The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith," which has a beautiful design, and the various maps, esp. regarding the spread of different forms of Buddhism.

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x x
Artefacts (including textiles) x x
Photographs x x
Archaeological site plans x x
Maps x x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x x
Bibliographies x x
Research Papers x x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x x
Chinese Astronomy x x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections x x
Technical x
Conservation x x
Education x x
Archives x x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel x
IDP blog x x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For publication / To advance new social/scientific information / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: Not specifically for courses, but for conference presentations related to my MA in Religion (Toronto).
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research / To illustrate lectures / Handouts
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: As a mere Master's student, I am completely without funding to travel to see these manuscripts, murals, and the like in person. My research - and my training leading to this field of research - would be literally impossible for me without the resources (especially the scans of manuscripts and photographs) provided by IDP.
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Mellon International Dunhuang Archive (Artstor) / CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org) / The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en) Old Tibetan Texts Online (http://otdo.aa.tufs.ac.jp/) / Early Tibet blog (http://earlytibet.com/)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: If there are changes to IDP's design, please keep it simple to load and view. Flash introductions and the like are attractive but pose difficulties for some viewers (esp. on mobile devices or slow Internet connections), and moreover are irritating to frequent visitors (even with a skip button). The current design is attractive enough, and I would prefer a few more scanned manuscripts or artefacts rather than a prettier design. On the topic of manuscript digitization, let me first thank the IDP staff again for their tireless dedication, and secondly to ask that some of the mss featured on IDP's sister sites (such as Early Tibet, another wonderful resource, and OTDO) perhaps be given some priority for scanning. After reading about incredible Tibetan documents on either site, one sometimes finds that there are no scans of the manuscript in question. That said, this is a relatively rare occurrence. Also, as a student of book history and codicology, I a m extremely thankful for the detailed scans of manuscripts made available. Illustrations, scribal marks, rubrication, seal impressions, and the like must be seen to be fully appreciated. Thanks you for including excellent scans, and I hope that IDP will continue to offer such resources.

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC / Apple Mac desktop / Android (phone)
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column / Advanced search page / Via catalogues
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: By shelfmark of item / By language, type of manuscript etc. / Free text search

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: End Note / Google Docs / Zotero / WorldCat / Dropbox / Flickr / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 005/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Curator
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Art History / Religious Studies
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: Musée Guimet, Paris
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x x
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in some cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims anyway, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Old Tibetan Texts Online (http://otdo.aa.tufs.ac.jp/) / Early Tibet blog (http://earlytibet.com/)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: n/a
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Google Docs / Facebook / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 006/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Independent researcher
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Archaeology / Language and literature / Linguistics/Philology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / German (idp.bbaw.de)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections x x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x x
IDP YouTube channel x
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Early Tibet blog (http://earlytibet.com/) / TITUS (http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/tocharic/tht.htm)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC / iPhone
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: None of these
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 007/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: University of Birmingham
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Archaeology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Teaching
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: Search tool seems very powerful, but finding simple things seems very difficult, e.g. "Uighur Manichaeism" or "contracts". This is the kind of search I'd expect to be able to do to find a selection of items that I could put in a powerpoint for teaching a class. I'd also like to be able to point students to that whole selection so that they can explore it for themselves outside class.

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings)
Artefacts (including textiles) x x
Photographs
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy) / Translations!
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: 2nd/3rd year option Silk Roads
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research / To illustrate lectures / Further reading
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: Access to artefact images and solid information about artefacts.
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / Museums listed on Silk Road Project pages
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: I want to send students to use IDP resources, but the complexity of the website has put me off so far.

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac laptop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column / Advanced search page
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: Free text search

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: WorldCat / Flickr /MS Office (Word, Excel etc.) / Filemaker
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 008/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Writer/journalist
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Archaeology / Geography / Religious Studies
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Museum, London
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: please go on, you're doing great work

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies
Research Papers x x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online
Collections x
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives x x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: n/a
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box / Database search box in left hand column
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: None of these
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 009/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Hirosaki University
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Religious Studies / Linguistics/Philology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Picture Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Chinese (idp.nlc.gov.cn) / Chinese (idp.dha.ac.cn) / French (idp.bnf.fr) / German (idp.bbaw.de) / Russian (idp.orientalstudies.ru) / Japanese (idp.afc.ryukoku.ac.jp)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a week

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / Bibliothèque nationale de France / Staatsbibliothek, Berlin / Museum of Asian Art, Berlin / Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, St Petersburg / The Hermitage, St Petersburg / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang / Xinjiang Museum / Turfan Museum / Ryukoku University / Princeton University
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: Looking forward to the upload of non-Chinese text materials, i.e. Iranian, Old Turkic, Mongolian, etc.

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For publication / To advance new social/scientific information / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org) / Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en) / Old Tibetan Texts Online (http://otdo.aa.tufs.ac.jp/) / TITUS (http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/tocharic/tht.htm) / Gallica (http://gallica.bnf.fr)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac desktop / Apple Mac laptop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column / Advanced search page
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: By shelfmark of item / By language, type of manuscript etc.

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / Dropbox / Facebook / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 010/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Cornell University
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Archaeology / Anthropology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / Musée Guimet, Paris / Ethnographical Museum, Stockholm
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: Thank you for running this site and for all the valuable materials yyou gather there. Keep up the good work please!

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x x
Bibliographies x x
Research Papers x x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For publication
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: Museums and repatriation issues
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: To illustrate lectures
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: n/a
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: Thank you for running this site and for all the valuable materials yyou gather there. Keep up the good work please!

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac laptop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: n/a
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: WorldCat / Startpage / Ixquick
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 011/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Geography / Language and literature / History of Science
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel x
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Student assignments
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: I would have achieved my research aims anyway, without the IDP resources
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: n/a
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 012/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Independent researcher
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology / Geography / Language and literature
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: To develop new art/cultural material / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims anyway, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: n/a
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac laptop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / End Note / Google Docs
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 013/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Postgraduate, studying for a doctoral degree
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology / Geography / Religious Studies / Language and literature / Anthropology / Social Sciences
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Teaching / General Interest / Picture Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Once a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / Victoria and Albert Museum, London / Musée Guimet, Paris / Museum of Asian Art, Berlin / Ethnographical Museum, Stockholm / Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, St Petersburg / The Hermitage, St Petersburg / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical
Conservation
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For publication / To develop new art/cultural material / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research / Handouts / Further reading
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims but not as quickly, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en) / Old Tibetan Texts Online (http://otdo.aa.tufs.ac.jp/) / Early Tibet blog (http://earlytibet.com/) / British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: n/a
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / Pixlr / End Note / Google Charts / Google Docs / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 014/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Writer/journalist
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Archaeology / Religious Studies
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / German (idp.bbaw.de)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Once a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Museum, London / Bibliothèque nationale de France / The Hermitage, St Petersburg
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel x
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Laptop PC / Android (phone) / Android (tablet)
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box / Database search box in left hand column
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 015/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Undergraduate
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Tsinghua University
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Art History / Anthropology / art&design
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Picture Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Chinese (idp.nlc.gov.cn) / Chinese (idp.dha.ac.cn)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a week

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: National Library of China, Beijing
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x x
Artefacts (including textiles) x x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in some cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: n/a
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: For teaching/learning purposes / To develop new art/cultural material / For personal/scholarly interest
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac laptop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 016/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Art History / Archaeology / Language and literature / Linguistics/Philology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / Victoria and Albert Museum, London / Museum of Asian Art, Berlin / The Hermitage, St Petersburg
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy) / Resources that tie into Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: n/a
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 017/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Independent researcher
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Religious Studies / Linguistics/Philology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: Chinese (idp.dha.ac.cn)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Museum, London / Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings)
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in some cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page
Archaeological site display
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Google Docs / Dropbox / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 018/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Writer/journalist
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Geography / Religious Studies
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel x
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research / To illustrate lectures / Handouts
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Laptop PC / iPhone
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box / Database search box in left hand column / Advanced search page
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: Free text search

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: SlideShare / Flickr / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 019/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Postgraduate, studying for a masters degree
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: NCKU, Taiwan
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Language and literature / Philosophy
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Chinese (idp.dha.ac.cn)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts
Paintings (including wallpaintings)
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog x x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in some cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Further reading
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims anyway, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac laptop / iPhone
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box / Advanced search page
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: Free text search

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: None of these
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 020/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Durham University
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Archaeology / Religious Studies
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: No
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: n/a
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results
Having up to date information
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box / Database search box in left hand column
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Google Docs / Facebook / Pinterest / Flickr
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 021/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Postgraduate, studying for a doctoral degree
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Philipps University Marburg, Germany
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Religious Studies / Language and literature / Linguistics/Philology / Anthropology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Teaching
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a week

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical
Conservation x
Education x
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel x
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: Lectures in Classical Tibetan Cultural History of Tibet
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: To illustrate lectures / Linguistic text analysis and comparison with Old Tibetan version
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: I would have achieved my research aims anyway but with IDP resources it's much more comprehensive
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Mellon International Dunhuang Archive (Artstor) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / Old Tibetan Texts Online (http://otdo.aa.tufs.ac.jp/) / Early Tibet blog (http://earlytibet.com/) / TITUS (http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/tocharic/tht.htm)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column / Advanced search page / Via catalogues
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: By shelfmark of item / By language, type of manuscript etc.

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / End Note / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 022/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Independent researcher
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology / Anthropology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / General Interest / Picture Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / Victoria and Albert Museum, London / Bibliothèque nationale de France / Musée Guimet, Paris / Museum of Asian Art, Berlin / Ethnographical Museum, Stockholm / The Hermitage, St Petersburg / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang / The National Museum, Seoul
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / To develop new art/cultural material
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: Open University, Silk Road lectures
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research / To illustrate lectures
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims but not as quickly, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box / Database search box in left hand column
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Google Docs / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.) / Picasa
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 023/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Writer/journalist
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Book (Journeys on the Silk Road)
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Once a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: The search function is the key weakness. It could be far more intuitive. Even after probably 50 hours using the site I still struggle -- despite considerable tech skills.

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel x
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: Book
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en) / British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column / Advanced search page
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: By shelfmark of item / By language, type of manuscript etc. / Free text search

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / Dropbox / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: Regarding question 32, I'd mention I have 10 years of web development and information architecture experience. However, since finishing the book I wrote with my wife Joyce Morgan, I don't use the site much these days.

Participant 024/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Independent researcher
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology / History of Science / military history
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Chinese (idp.nlc.gov.cn)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x x
Artefacts (including textiles) x x
Photographs x x
Archaeological site plans x x
Maps x x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections x x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x x
Archives x x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog x x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Mellon International Dunhuang Archive (Artstor) / The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en) /Old Tibetan Texts Online (http://otdo.aa.tufs.ac.jp/) / British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box / Advanced search page / Via catalogues
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: Free text search

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: End Note / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 025/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: SOAS
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Linguistics/Philology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Teaching / Picture Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / German (idp.bbaw.de)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Once a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / Bibliothèque nationale de France / Staatsbibliothek, Berlin / Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, St Petersburg /The Hermitage, St Petersburg
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x x
Bibliographies
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources /Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For publication / Research / To illustrate lectures
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / TITUS (http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/tocharic/tht.htm)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box / Database search box in left hand column
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page
Archaeological site display
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Zotero / Mendeley / Dropbox
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 026/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology / Religious Studies
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Teaching
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Chinese (idp.nlc.gov.cn) / Chinese (idp.dha.ac.cn) / German (idp.bbaw.de)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x x
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org) / The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Advanced search page
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: By language, type of manuscript etc.

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: End Note
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 027/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Postgraduate, studying for a doctoral degree
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: University of Vienna
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Religious Studies / Language and literature / Anthropology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Teaching
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / French (idp.bnf.fr) / German (idp.bbaw.de) / Japanese (idp.afc.ryukoku.ac.jp)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings)
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x x
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in some cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For publication
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research / Further reading
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims anyway, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Old Tibetan Texts Online (http://otdo.aa.tufs.ac.jp/) / Early Tibet blog (http://earlytibet.com/)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page
Catalogue display page
Archaeological site display
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Google Docs / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 028/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Independent researcher / artist
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / chinese calligraphy
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: No
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: n/a
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Chinese (idp.nlc.gov.cn) / Chinese (idp.dha.ac.cn)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: National Library of China, Beijing /The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel x
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: n/a
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 029/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: University of Virginia
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Archaeology / Language and literature
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available
Type of material available
Search facilities
Search results
Appropriateness of results
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / Bibliothèque nationale de France
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in some cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims anyway, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Old Tibetan Texts Online (http://otdo.aa.tufs.ac.jp/)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: I Have been waiting years for the non-Buddhist ritual texts in the Tibetan language to be made available on your site as digital facsimiles. I am wondering why this has not occurred.

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: n/a
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page
Catalogue display page
Archaeological site display
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: n/a
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: Of paramount importance is the direct dating of the fabric of Dunhuang texts and other artifacts. I tire of various stylistic analyses, not because these are necessarily flawed but because they are unverifiable. As for my area of expertise, Old Tibetan ritual documents, I would be happy to suggest how these could be sampled with no loss of the text.

Participant 030/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Conservator
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Conservation
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Museum, London / Victoria and Albert Museum, London / Bibliothèque nationale de France / Musée Guimet, Paris
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: The designer of this survey does not seem aware of conservation or conservators ???????????

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections
Technical
Conservation x
Education
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in some cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC / Apple Mac desktop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: n/a
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page
Catalogue display page
Archaeological site display
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: None of these
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 031/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: teacher
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Geography / Religious Studies / Social Sciences
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Teaching / General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / French (idp.bnf.fr)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Once a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / Musée Guimet, Paris / Ethnographical Museum, Stockholm
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies x x
Research Papers x x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections x x
Technical
Conservation
Education x x
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Student assignments / Further reading
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en) / British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box / Advanced search page
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: Free text search

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Google Docs
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 032/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Independent researcher
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology / Geography / Religious Studies / Language and literature / Linguistics/Philology / Anthropology / Social Sciences / History of Science
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / General Interest / Picture Research / In order to get ALL actual news possible around `IDP´ !!!
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / German (idp.bbaw.de)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a week

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / Victoria and Albert Museum, London / Musée Guimet, Paris / Museum of Asian Art, Berlin / Ethnographical Museum, Stockholm / The Hermitage, St Petersburg / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang / The National Museum, Seoul
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: Please continue your excellent work!!! Sometimes one would wish either to have more issues of IDP per year, or larger issues of it!!!

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x x
Artefacts (including textiles) x x
Photographs x x
Archaeological site plans x x
Maps x x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x x
Bibliographies x x
Research Papers x x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections x x
Technical x
Conservation x x
Education x
Archives x x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel x
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For publication / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: Your work is that excellent, ifnot outstanding; that nobody can do it better!!!
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Mellon International Dunhuang Archive (Artstor) / The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en) / Early Tibet blog (http://earlytibet.com/) / TITUS (http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/tocharic/tht.htm) / British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: I urgently need help from IDP!!! I would like to connect my years-old studies on the archaeological collections of Hermann Francke and Körber from Khotan / Xinjiang ( of 1914)at the State Museum of Etrhnography Munich ( Staatliches Museum für Völkerkunde München) with IDP, to have a chance to get a realistic funding from where soever to study and publish all that!!! If soever possible call me back on behalf of this: Dr. phil. Ulf Jäger Archaeologist / Private Researcher Bergstr. 8 D-48599 Gronau-Epe / Westfalen Germany Telephone:++49(0)2565 907480 Fax: ++49(0)2565 907479 E-Mail: kanishka1@versanet.de SKYPE: ulfat001 or call the curator of the Department of Central and Eastern Asia at the Museum at Munci, Dr. Bruno Richtsfeld, Staatlihces Museum für Völkerkunde München, Maximilianstrasse 42,D-80538 München, Germany, Telephone: ++49 (o) 89 210 136 131;or leave a message for Dr. Rich tsfeld under:++49(0)89 210136100 All my older attempts to connect my studies since 2003 have failed! With all best wishes and greetings, sincerely yours Ulf Jäger

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box / Database search box in left hand column / Advanced search page / Via catalogues
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: By shelfmark of item / By language, type of manuscript etc. / Free text search

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display xx
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / End Note / Google Charts / Dropbox
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 033/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Librarian/information specialist
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Archaeology / Religious Studies
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / General Interest / Picture Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Chinese (idp.nlc.gov.cn) / Chinese (idp.dha.ac.cn) / French (idp.bnf.fr) / German (idp.bbaw.de) / Russian (idp.orientalstudies.ru) / Japanese (idp.afc.ryukoku.ac.jp) / Korean (idp.korea.ac.kr)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: 希望逐步增加對於敦煌遺書題錄的全文檢索
[Hope you can gradually continue to add full text searches of the titles of Dunhuang manuscripts]

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x x
Bibliographies x x
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road x x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections x x
Technical
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: Bibliography of Buddhism History of Buddhism History of China
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research / Further reading
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org) / Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column / Advanced search page / Via catalogues
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: By shelfmark of item / By language, type of manuscript etc. / Free text search

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: WorldCat / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 034/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: University of Hong Kong
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology / Religious Studies
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Chinese (idp.nlc.gov.cn) / Chinese (idp.dha.ac.cn) / Japanese (idp.afc.ryukoku.ac.jp)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / Bibliothèque nationale de France / Musée Guimet, Paris / Museum of Asian Art, Berlin / National Library of China, Beijing / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: Buddhist history of Central Asia
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research / To illustrate lectures
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box / Database search box in left hand column
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / End Note / Google Charts / Google Docs
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 035/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: profession photographer / layperson facsinated by Dunhuang
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Art History / Religious Studies / Language and literature / Linguistics/Philology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings)
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: n/a
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac desktop / Apple Mac laptop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: n/a
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page
Catalogue display page
Archaeological site display
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: n/a
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: As a photographer, visuals are important to me. I am speaking only as a layperson, and I hesitate to comment because your site is not intended for 'casual' use, or simply intellectual "entertainment". However, with that consideration aside, I would like to see more images, and more use of images. The Dunhuang project is fascinating, and I don't have so much time to visit, but it is rather thrilling to visit on occasion...Thank you....

Participant 036/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Writer/journalist
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Independent reseacher
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Archaeology / Religious Studies / Language and literature
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Chinese (idp.nlc.gov.cn) / Chinese (idp.dha.ac.cn)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a week

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / National Library of China, Beijing / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research / Further reading
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims anyway, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: n/a
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Laptop PC / Apple Mac laptop / iPad / iPhone
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Google Docs
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 037/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Writer/journalist
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Geography
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Picture Research / Background for documentary
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / German (idp.bbaw.de)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Museum, London / Museum of Asian Art, Berlin / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections
Technical
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in some cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: To advance new social/scientific information
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims but not as quickly, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 038/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Librarian/information specialist / Digital Imaging Manager
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Archaeology / Geography / Anthropology / Social Sciences
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / German (idp.bbaw.de)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / Bibliothèque nationale de France / Staatsbibliothek, Berlin / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: I have a daughter adopted from Central Asia- that's one of the reasons I like the site so much.

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: Not using for research
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en) / British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac desktop / iPad / Android (phone)
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box /Database search box in left hand column
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / Google Charts / Google Docs / Dropbox / Twitter / Pinterest
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 039/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Postgraduate, studying for a doctoral degree
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: McMaster University
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Religious Studies
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Teaching
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Japanese (idp.afc.ryukoku.ac.jp)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x x
IDP YouTube channel x
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: East Asian Thought and Religion, Buddhism
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research / To illustrate lectures / Student assignments
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims but not as quickly, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac laptop / iPad / iPhone
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page
Catalogue display page
Archaeological site display
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: WorldCat / Dropbox / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 040/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Chemistry
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: I am a chemist who does analysis of dyes from archaeological textiles and papers, including some from Dunhuang and environs. Therefore my interest is probably a little different from that of most scholars.

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs
Archaeological site plans x
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections x
Technical
Conservation x
Education
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: n/a
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: I would have achieved my research aims anyway, without the IDP resources
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: n/a
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac laptop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: n/a
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: n/a
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 041/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Independent researcher
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Geography / Religious Studies / Language and literature / History of Science
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Chinese (idp.nlc.gov.cn) / Chinese (idp.dha.ac.cn)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Once a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / National Library of China, Beijing / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections
Technical x
Conservation
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 042/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Paper conservator
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Anthropology / Social Sciences
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Chinese (idp.nlc.gov.cn) / Chinese (idp.dha.ac.cn)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Once a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel x
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For publication / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims but not as quickly, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: n/a
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Advanced search page
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: By language, type of manuscript etc. / Free text search

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 043/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: civil servant !
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology / Geography / Religious Studies
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / French (idp.bnf.fr) / German (idp.bbaw.de)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / Bibliothèque nationale de France / Musée Guimet, Paris / Museum of Asian Art, Berlin
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: IDP has extended my field of interest and is crucial in terms of updating (events, bibliographies, exhibitions)
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en) / Gallica (http://gallica.bnf.fr)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: n/a
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 044/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Postgraduate, studying for a doctoral degree
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Artois University, Arras, France
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Religious Studies / Language and literature / Linguistics/Philology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Chinese (idp.nlc.gov.cn) / French (idp.bnf.fr)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: Bibliothèque nationale de France / Musée Guimet, Paris
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Advanced search page / Via catalogues
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: By language, type of manuscript etc.

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 045/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Retired Professor of Science Education and Geology
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: The University of Texas at Austin
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Archaeology / Religious Studies / History of Science
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Teaching / General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Chinese (idp.nlc.gov.cn)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Once a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / National Library of China, Beijing
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: My interest in both Buddhism and Astronomy and sharing with my Taiwanese and Chinese friends is my major interest. I want to visit Dunhuang with one of my Chinese friends.

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel x
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: Graduate Earth Science course in Geology. As an interest area for undergraduates in both science education and geology.
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: To illustrate lectures / Further reading
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: I am not doing research any longer as I am retired.
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: I cannot remember, rather than indicating one or two.
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: The entire project, if that is a word I may use, is providing the world with information about medical, astronomical and religious aspects of human civilization heretofore unknown.

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac laptop / iPad
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Google Charts / Google Docs / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.) / Pages
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 046/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Independent researcher
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Religious Studies
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design
Download speed
Extent of material available
Type of material available
Search facilities
Search results
Appropriateness of results
Having up to date information
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: To advance new social/scientific information
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: n/a
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page
Archaeological site display
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: n/a
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 047/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Geumgang University
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Religious Studies
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Korean (idp.korea.ac.kr)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang / The National Museum, Seoul
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel x
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims but not as quickly, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac laptop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 048/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Interested buddhist
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology / Religious Studies
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x x
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs
Archaeological site plans x x
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x x
Buddhism education pack x x
Medicine on the Silk Road x x
Chinese Astronomy x x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections x x
Technical
Conservation x
Education x x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Old Tibetan Texts Online (http://otdo.aa.tufs.ac.jp/) / The Comprehensive Edition of Tocharian Manuscripts (http://www.univie.ac.at/tocharian/) / British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column / Advanced search page / Via catalogues
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: By language, type of manuscript etc. / Free text search

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: End Note / WorldCat / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 049/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Explorer/conservationist in Lop Nur protecting wild camels
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Geography / Wildlife conservation
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: No
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: n/a
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: n/a
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: First visit

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site
Attractiveness of design
Download speed
Extent of material available
Type of material available
Search facilities
Search results
Appropriateness of results
Having up to date information
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Museum, London
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: As someone who has travelled extensively in the Gashun Gobi, the Desert of Lop and the Taklmakan in order to protect the wild camel from extinction I have been to some of ancient cities on the former Middle Silk Road (Lou Lan and Tu-ying. I frequently travel using domestic camels and have written books about the area. I am very interested in the Dunhuang project and enjoy reading about developments on a regular basis in the IDP News. My name is John Hare.

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: n/a
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: n/a
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac laptop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page
Catalogue display page
Archaeological site display
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: n/a
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: I am not an academic, I am an explorer and conservationist, heavily involved in wild camel protection in China and Mongolia. You have reviewed my books in IDP News and many of the questions you are asking are not relevant. But I am very interested in your project and would like to attend the conference on Archeology of the Southern Taklamakan in November I have travelled extensively in that area as well as in lop Nur. Please see www.wildcamels.com and johnhare.org.uk

Participant 050/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Cambridge University
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Religious Studies / Language and literature
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / French (idp.bnf.fr)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x x
Bibliographies x x
Research Papers x x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org) / The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Laptop PC / Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: WorldCat / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 051/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Writer/journalist
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology Geography / Language and literature / Linguistics/Philology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: n/a
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: n/a
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac desktop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: n/a
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 052/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Independent researcher
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies x
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x x
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: n/a
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / Gallica (http://gallica.bnf.fr)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / iPad / iPhone
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: n/a
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Facebook / Flickr / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 053/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Independent researcher
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Language and literature
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: No
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: n/a
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: First visit

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings)
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies
Research Papers x x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in some cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Old Tibetan Texts Online (http://otdo.aa.tufs.ac.jp/)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: None of these
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 054/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Postgraduate, studying for a masters degree
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: University of Hong Kong
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology / Geography / Religious Studies / Language and literature / Anthropology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Picture Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Chinese (idp.nlc.gov.cn) / Japanese (idp.afc.ryukoku.ac.jp)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a week

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / Victoria and Albert Museum, London / Bibliothèque nationale de France / Musée Guimet, Paris / National Library of China, Beijing / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: MA Buddhist Studies
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research / Student assignments
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims but not as quickly, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en) / British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Laptop PC / Apple Mac laptop / iPad / iPhone
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page
Catalogue display page
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Facebook
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 055/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Independent researcher
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (New York University)
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Art History / Archaeology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / General Interest / Picture Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / Victoria and Albert Museum, London / Bibliothèque nationale de France / Musée Guimet, Paris / Museum of Asian Art, Berlin / Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, St Petersburg / The Hermitage, St Petersburg
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: The site is very hard to use to access tangential material, e.g., the sealings on the Bactrian documents and the docs themselves.

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online
Collections x x
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: Not used in this way
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims but not as quickly, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en) / TITUS (http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/tocharic/tht.htm) / British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac laptop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page
Archaeological site display
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / End Note / WorldCat / Dropbox / Flickr / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 056/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Buddhist, interested in history
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Religious Studies / Language and literature
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: I have no research aims
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Early Tibet blog (http://earlytibet.com/)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Linux PC/Laptop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: n/a
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: n/a
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 057/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Curator / retired curater
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Stockholm University, Sweden
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Anthropology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / Victoria and Albert Museum, London / Musée Guimet, Paris / Staatsbibliothek, Berlin / Museum of Asian Art, Berlin / Ethnographical Museum, Stockholm
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel x
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: student of BA Chinese Art History at Stockholm University
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Further reading
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims but not as quickly, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac laptop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column / Via catalogues
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 058/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: MinZu University China
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Language and literature / Linguistics/Philology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Teaching
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Chinese (idp.nlc.gov.cn)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / National Library of China, Beijing
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: The website is very useful,excellent. But I wish more picture of original literature can be shared. we need these resources to help our study.

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x x
Artefacts (including textiles) x x
Photographs x x
Archaeological site plans x x
Maps x x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x x
Bibliographies x x
Research Papers x x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x x
Buddhism education pack x x
Medicine on the Silk Road x x
Chinese Astronomy x x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections x x
Technical x x
Conservation x x
Education x x
Archives x x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x x
IDP YouTube channel x x
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in some cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / To develop new art/cultural material / To advance new social/scientific information / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: I would have achieved my research aims anyway, without the IDP resources
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Mellon International Dunhuang Archive (Artstor) / CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org) / Old Tibetan Texts Online (http://otdo.aa.tufs.ac.jp/)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Laptop PC / iPad
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 059/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Independent researcher
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Linguistics/Philology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a week

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings)
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x x
Bibliographies x x
Research Papers x x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road x x
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims but not as quickly, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Mellon International Dunhuang Archive (Artstor)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Advanced search page
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: By shelfmark of item

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 060/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Independent researcher
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Archaeology / Geography / Religious Studies / Anthropology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / French (idp.bnf.fr)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Once a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / Bibliothèque nationale de France / National Library of China, Beijing / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: your site is very useful as I visit the area every year

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical
Conservation
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: n/a
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Early Tibet blog (http://earlytibet.com/) / British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: n/a
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: n/a
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page
Catalogue display page
Archaeological site display
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: n/a
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 061/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Nanjing University Library
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Picture Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: Chinese (idp.nlc.gov.cn) / Chinese (idp.dha.ac.cn)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / National Library of China, Beijing / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang / The National Museum, Seoul
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: More Reserch Papers Projects

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel x
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in some cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / To advance new social/scientific information / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: Digital images of primary resources
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research / To illustrate lectures / Student assignments
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a:
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en) / British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: More DunHuang fragment

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25:

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29:

Participant 062/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Independent researcher
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Teaching / General Interest / Picture Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Once a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / Musée Guimet, Paris
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x x
Artefacts (including textiles) x x
Photographs x x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections x x
Technical x x
Conservation x x
Education x
Archives x x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x x
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy) / More complete metadata for existing online collections would also be welcome
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For publication / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research / To illustrate lectures / Handouts
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Mellon International Dunhuang Archive (Artstor) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en) / British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC / Apple Mac laptop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box / Database search box in left hand column / Advanced search page
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: By shelfmark of item / By language, type of manuscript etc. / Free text search

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / Google Docs / Mendeley / WorldCat / Dropbox / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 063/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Gwangju University
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Religious Studies
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Teaching
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Chinese (idp.nlc.gov.cn) / Korean (idp.korea.ac.kr)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Once a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / Musée Guimet, Paris / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: Thank you for news letter and mail service!

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel x
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims anyway, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org) / British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: Thanks!

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Google Charts / Facebook / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 064/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Art History / Archaeology / Religious Studies / Anthropology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: No
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: n/a
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: n/a
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: n/a

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: n/a
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: History of Chinese Arts, Tang Art History, History of Chinese Painting
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: To illustrate lectures / Handouts
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: n/a
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: n/a
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page
Catalogue display page
Archaeological site display
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: n/a
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: I have not used the site before, so I can hardly give any comments, sorry. But I shall use it now.

Participant 065/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Writer/journalist
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology / Religious Studies / Language and literature / Anthropology / Social Sciences
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts
Paintings (including wallpaintings)
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: n/a
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Advanced search page
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: Free text search

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: KNIME / Facebook
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 066/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Economist, my wife and I have travelled extensively along he silk route in teh stpes of Stein, Marco polo and Alexander we are facinatd by the silk road and the travellers along it.s
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims but not as quickly, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: n/a
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: n/a
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 067/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Quilter with an interest in textile history
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology / Language and literature
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: When you say "actual collections" is that in the physical sense, or on line?

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in some cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: To develop new art/cultural material / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: n/a
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box / Database search box in left hand column
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: None of these
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 068/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: architect, guide
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'architecture et des arts visuels Brussels
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology / Geography / Religious Studies / History of Science / Vulcanology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: Musée Guimet, Paris / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x x
Maps x x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x x
Research Papers x x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road x x
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: n/a
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC / Android (tablet)
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: n/a
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: Google site search box / Database search box in left hand column

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Google Charts / Google Docs / Dropbox / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 069/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Toyo Bunko
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Religious Studies / Language and literature / Linguistics/Philology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / French (idp.bnf.fr) / German (idp.bbaw.de) / Japanese (idp.afc.ryukoku.ac.jp)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site
Attractiveness of design
Download speed
Extent of material available
Type of material available
Search facilities
Search results
Appropriateness of results
Having up to date information
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / Bibliothèque nationale de France / Musée Guimet, Paris / Staatsbibliothek, Berlin
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings)
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For publication
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: n/a
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page
Catalogue display page
Archaeological site display
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: n/a
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 070/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Bukkyo University
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Religious Studies / Language and literature
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Japanese (idp.afc.ryukoku.ac.jp)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Once a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / Bibliothèque nationale de France
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings)
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources /Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 071/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: SA College of Music, University of Cape Town
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Anthropology / Ethnomusicology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x x
Artefacts (including textiles) x x
Photographs x x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online
Collections x
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Music
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / To develop new art/cultural material / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: 4th year course on the music of Asia
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: To illustrate lectures / Handouts
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Mellon International Dunhuang Archive (Artstor) / Gallica (http://gallica.bnf.fr) / British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac desktop / Apple Mac laptop / iPad
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box / Database search box in left hand column / Via catalogues
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / End Note / Google Docs / Dropbox / Flickr / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 072/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Religious Studies / Language and literature / Anthropology / Social Sciences / Cultural studies, gender
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Teaching
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Chinese (idp.nlc.gov.cn) / Chinese (idp.dha.ac.cn)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: National Library of China, Beijing / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: IDP is great! A wonderful resource, though it could have more undergrad/ public resources for use in Silk Road and other general courses. Also, would be great to visit partner sites like The Hermitage, but they are so strict. If the website could facilitate arranging visiting fellowships/ access or the like it would be great.

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: Undergrad courses on Asian civilization, Buddhism, Silk Road, empire
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research / To illustrate lectures
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims but not as quickly, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Mellon International Dunhuang Archive (Artstor) / CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org) / The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en) / Early Tibet blog (http://earlytibet.com/)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Apple Mac desktop / Apple Mac laptop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Google Docs / WorldCat / Dropbox / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 073/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Independent researcher
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Anthropology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Once a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box / Database search box in left hand column
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Google Charts / Google Docs / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 074/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Undergraduate
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology / Religious Studies / Anthropology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / General Interest / Picture Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: National Library of China, Beijing / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts
Paintings (including wallpaintings)
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies x
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel x
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: n/a
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Google Charts / Google Docs
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 075/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Writer/journalist
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Anthropology / History of Science
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: No
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: n/a
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: First visit

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: Musée Guimet, Paris / Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, St Petersburg
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online
Collections x
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / Google Charts / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 076/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: University of Glasgow
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Art History
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / Victoria and Albert Museum, London / Bibliothèque nationale de France / Musée Guimet, Paris / Museum of Asian Art, Berlin
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: general scholarly interest
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Apple Mac laptop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column / Advanced search page
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: Free text search

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / End Note / WorldCat / Twitter / Facebook / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 077/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Librarian/information specialist
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: University of Sheffield
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Religious Studies / Language and literature / Anthropology / Social Sciences
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: n/a
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Library user information
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site
Attractiveness of design
Download speed
Extent of material available
Type of material available
Search facilities
Search results
Appropriateness of results
Having up to date information
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / Musée Guimet, Paris
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: n/a
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Advanced search page / Free text search
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / Connotea / End Note / WorldCat
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 078/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: McMaster university
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Religious Studies / Social Sciences
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Teaching / General Interest / Picture Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a week

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / Musée Guimet, Paris
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x x
Artefacts (including textiles) x x
Photographs x x
Archaeological site plans x x
Maps x x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x x
Bibliographies x x
Research Papers x x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections x x
Technical x x
Conservation x x
Education x x
Archives x x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For publication / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: Undergraduate courses: Religious Studies 2K03. Introduction to Buddhism. Term I 2007–2008. Arts & Science/Japanese Studies/Religious Studies 3S03. East Asian Religious Traditions. Term II 2007–2008; Term II 2010–2011. Religious Studies/Japanese Studies 3UU3. Buddhism in East Asia. Term II 2005–2006; Term II 2006–2007; Term II 2009–2010. Religious Studies 4H03. Topics in Asian Religions: Life Writings in Asian Religions. Term I 2006–2007. Graduate seminars: RS 712. Topics in the Study of Chinese Buddhist Texts I: Translated Texts. Term I 2006–2007. RS 713. Topics in the Study of Chinese Buddhist Texts II: Indigenous Chinese Writings. Term II 2005–06; Term II 2007–2008; Term I 2010–2011. RS 717. Topics in Chinese Buddhism: Recent Scholarship. Term II 2006–2007. RS 718. Topics in Buddhist Studies: Recent Scholarship. Term I 2009 02010. RS 724. Topics in Taoism. Term I 2007–2008; Term II 2009–2010. RS 726. Topic in Chinese Religions. Term II 2010–2011.
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research / To illustrate lectures / Student assignments / Handouts / Further reading
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Mellon International Dunhuang Archive (Artstor) / CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org) / The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en) / Early Tibet blog (http://earlytibet.com/) / TITUS (http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/tocharic/tht.htm)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC / Apple Mac desktop / Apple Mac laptop / iPad
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box / Database search box in left hand column / Advanced search page / Via catalogues
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: By shelfmark of item / By language, type of manuscript etc. / Free text search

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / End Note / Mendeley / WorldCat / Dropbox / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 079/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Postgraduate, studying for a doctoral degree
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: McMaster University
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Religious Studies / Language and literature
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Teaching / General Interest / Picture Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x x
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x x
Bibliographies
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education x
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For publication / To advance new social/scientific information / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: Chinese Buddhist Apocrypha The Confucian Tradition in Medieval China The Lotus Sutra in Chinese Culture
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research / Student assignments
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: In general, I find that your site is a tremendously useful resource, providing access to full-colour, high-resolution scans of so many historical documents. Though I am just delving into the study of medieval Buddhism (my previous academic work dealt with other time periods and traditions), the tools provided by your site have made it quite easy and painless to seek out relevant primary sources. I would like to thank everyone with the IDP project for the boon that you provide to researchers around the world.

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Laptop PC / Android (tablet)
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column / Advanced search page
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: By shelfmark of item / By language, type of manuscript etc. / Free text search

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / Google Charts / Google Docs / Zotero / Dropbox / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 080/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Postgraduate, studying for a masters degree / Language trainer and coacher (Spanish)
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Anglogerman Philology, University of Barcelona, Spain
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology / Geography / Religious Studies / Language and literature / Linguistics/Philology / Anthropology / Social Sciences
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest / Picture Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Once a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / Museum of Asian Art, Berlin / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x x
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs x x
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies
Research Papers x x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x x
Buddhism education pack x x
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections x
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x x
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in some cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: n/a
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: n/a
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 081/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: I have M.A., currently unemployed.
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / History of Science
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online
Collections x
Technical
Conservation
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims anyway, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box / Database search box in left hand column
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: None of these
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 082/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Independent researcher
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology / Religious Studies / Linguistics/Philology / Anthropology / Social Sciences / Buddhist Archaeology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / General Interest / Picture Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Chinese (idp.nlc.gov.cn) / Chinese (idp.dha.ac.cn)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / Victoria and Albert Museum, London / National Library of China, Beijing / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x x
Artefacts (including textiles) x x
Photographs x x
Archaeological site plans x x
Maps x x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel x
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For publication / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: Buddhism in Central Asia (Presentation), Theravada Buddhism in Central Asia (Presentation),Role of Buddhist Art in the Diffusion of Buddhism (Presentation), etc.
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research / To illustrate lectures
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: Being in a developing country which has little interest in Central Asia I find the IDP resources a lifesaver in my research.
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org) / The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en) / TITUS (http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/tocharic/tht.htm)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: End Note / WorldCat / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 083/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Religious Studies / Linguistics/Philology / Social Sciences
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: No
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: n/a
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: First visit

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design
Download speed
Extent of material available
Type of material available x
Search facilities
Search results
Appropriateness of results
Having up to date information
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings)
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs
Archaeological site plans
Maps x x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: n/a
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: n/a
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page
Catalogue display page
Archaeological site display
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: n/a
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 084/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology / Religious Studies / Language and literature / Anthropology / Social Sciences / History of Science
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Museum, London
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: Silk route seems to be a system to which many regions (other than the ones directly connected) of the Himalaya appear to have been connected - a sort of world system? Should this possibility be researched? I find it important in the context of Indo-Central Asian/Tibetan trade in antiquity through South Asian Himalayan region.

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x x
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections x
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in some cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: To advance new social/scientific information
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: At present my research work is in progress, and I am only visiting the sites related to my research
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: I am working on the history and archaeology of Indo-Tibetan trade through Uttarakhand and the Centyral Himalayan trade personnel involved in it. It is in this context that I have visited the IDP sites, and found the available material really useful.

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: MS Office (Word, Excel etc.) / I have limited time and resources to learn use of different types of tools
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: IDP is an excellent source of information for persons with limited resources. I look forward to using it extensively in future.

Participant 085/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Businessman
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Archaeology / Geography / Language and literature / Social Sciences / History of Science / Culture and it's roots
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / General Interest / General knowledge of the history of China
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: Your project is vital to the general understanding between western and Asia countries

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x x
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x x
Technical x x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways / The content is fascinating from a general point of view.
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For business/commercial purposes / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims but not as quickly, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / Old Tibetan Texts Online (http://otdo.aa.tufs.ac.jp/) / British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: Please keep up the good work!

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC / Android (tablet)
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box / Database search box in left hand column / Advanced search page
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: Free text search

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: n/a
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 086/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: postgraduate
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology / History of Science
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings)
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x x
Collections
Technical
Conservation x x
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: I am generally fascinated by Dunhugang and the Silk Route in general and want to know as much as i can about both
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: n/a
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 087/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Postgraduate, studying for a doctoral degree
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Princeton University
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Art History / Religious Studies
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Teaching
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / French (idp.bnf.fr)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a week

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / Bibliothèque nationale de France / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: Chinese Religion and Buddhism
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research / To illustrate lectures
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: It is crucial to have access to digitised manuscripts for research.
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org) / Gallica (http://gallica.bnf.fr)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac laptop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / Google Docs / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 088/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Post Doctoral studying for personal interest.
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology / Religious Studies / Language and literature
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: General Interest
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Chinese (idp.nlc.gov.cn) / Chinese (idp.dha.ac.cn)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / National Library of China, Beijing /The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings)
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Via catalogues
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 089/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Princeton.edu
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Religious Studies / Language and literature
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Teaching
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / Chinese (idp.nlc.gov.cn) / French (idp.bnf.fr)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a week

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / Bibliothèque nationale de France / Musée Guimet, Paris / Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, St Petersburg / The Hermitage, St Petersburg / National Library of China, Beijing / The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel x
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For publication / To advance new social/scientific information / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: Dunhuang manuscripts Chinese Buddhist texts
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research / To illustrate lectures / Student assignments
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Mellon International Dunhuang Archive (Artstor) / CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org) / The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / Early Tibet blog (http://earlytibet.com/)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC / iPad
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column / Via catalogues
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / WorldCat / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: Catalogs: please restore all original codicological info from Giles' catalog, e. g. , paper color, condition, etc. it is invaluable for scientific research. Catalogs: please post full text of all official/the best catalogs for each collection ASAP. Following the model of the Pelliot collection and catalog, truly new research is possible once the standard catalog is searchable. Coverage/progress in digization: please provide more detail for each collection of SMS concerning how many out of the total has been digitized. Searching: Please explain the shelf mark system for each collection. T,his will make searching much easier. I spend several hours each time I teach a Dunhuang seminar on this subject. E.e., speroid(no space)5545, but Pelliot (space) chinois (space) 2003. IDP is the most productive scholarly tool on the Internet and you all are to be congratulated 10,000 times. Please keep up the good work and urge the individual collections to put their best catalogues online especially the Beijing collection and the catalogue entries at the end of each Shanghai Guoji volume by Fang Guangchang.

Participant 090/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Vanderbilt
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Religious Studies
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Teaching
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk) / French (idp.bnf.fr) / Japanese (idp.afc.ryukoku.ac.jp)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x x
Bibliographies
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x x
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies) / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For publication / For personal/scholarly interest / To illustrate lectures
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved my research aims but not as quickly, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Mellon International Dunhuang Archive (Artstor) / CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac laptop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Database search box in left hand column / Advanced search page
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: By shelfmark of item / By language, type of manuscript etc. / Free text search

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Google Docs / Zotero / WorldCat / Facebook / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 091/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Leiden University
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: Religious Studies / Language and literature / Linguistics/Philology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: I cannot figure out, and it is not specified anywhere I could find, how to locate whether, for instance, there is a MS of a specific text with a Taisho number (Chinese) or Peking/Derge etc number (Tibetan), or by text title, or any other way I could figure out except a catalogue number, but even trying to use a Giles number I could not find the entry for an item I knew to exist! I once found something in the La Vallee Poussin catalogue (for which however there was no photo) but it did not come up by title. This makes it virtually impossible for me to try to use the database. Maybe all of this is possible, but at least where I looked I found no guidance as to how to use the tools provided. :(

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: if I could only use it....
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: For teaching/learning purposes / For publication
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: n/a
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: n/a
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: I am sure I could do much more much more easily ... if I could use the resources!
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org) / Early Tibet blog (http://earlytibet.com/) / TITUS (http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/tocharic/tht.htm) / Gallica (http://gallica.bnf.fr)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac desktop / Apple Mac laptop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: n/a
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page
Catalogue display page
Archaeological site display
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: n/a
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: Maybe it's because I don't even understand most of the questions in this section that I cannot make good use of the website....

Participant 092/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: University of Chicago
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Religious Studies / Language and literature / Linguistics/Philology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Teaching
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: n/a
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: English (idp.bl.uk)

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: n/a
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: Thanks for your work!

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x x
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Digital images of primary resources Other primary resources (e.g. catalogues, bibliographies)
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For publication / To advance new social/scientific information / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: Advanced Tibetan language
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research / Student assignments
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: Student assignments
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: Old Tibetan Texts Online (http://otdo.aa.tufs.ac.jp/) / Early Tibet blog (http://earlytibet.com/) / Gallica (http://gallica.bnf.fr)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac desktop / Apple Mac laptop
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box / Database search box in left hand column / Advanced search page
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: By language, type of manuscript etc.

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages x
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: End Note / WorldCat / Dropbox / Facebook / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 093/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Postgraduate, studying for a doctoral degree
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: UC Berkeley
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Religious Studies / Anthropology / History of Science
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / General Interest / Picture Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: Don't Know
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings)
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site x
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online
Collections
Technical
Conservation
Education
Archives

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x x
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources / Themed resources (e.g. Bookbinding, Chinese Astronomy)
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in some cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / To advance new social/scientific information
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: n/a
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box
Database search box in left hand column
Advanced search page
Catalogue search page

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page
Archaeological site display
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / Pixlr / End Note / Google Docs / Zotero / WorldCat / Dropbox / Facebook / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 094/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Postgraduate, studying for a doctoral degree
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: University of Virginia
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Religious Studies / Language and literature
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Several times a month

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / Bibliothèque nationale de France
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x x
Artefacts (including textiles) x x
Photographs x x
Archaeological site plans x x
Maps x x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith
Buddhism on the Silk Road
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page x
IDP YouTube channel x
IDP blog x
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Extremely suitable
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / To advance new social/scientific information
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: Literary Tibetan Courses
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would not have achieved my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: IDP is essential for studying Tibetan language Dunhuang materials
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org) / Old Tibetan Texts Online (http://otdo.aa.tufs.ac.jp/) / Early Tibet blog (http://earlytibet.com/)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Apple Mac laptop / iPhone
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Google site search box
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: n/a

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: 2Collab / Photoshop / Google Docs / Zotero / WorldCat / Dropbox / Twitter / Facebook / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 095/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: Georgia College & State University
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Religious Studies / Linguistics/Philology
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Teaching / General Interest / Picture Research
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings)
Artefacts (including textiles)
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues x
Bibliographies x
Research Papers x

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack
Medicine on the Silk Road
Chinese Astronomy

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical
Conservation
Education x
Archives x

Q14: Please indicate which of the following IDP web pages you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
IDP Facebook page
IDP YouTube channel
IDP blog
Q15: Would you like to see IDP offer more of any of the following resources?
A15: Digital images of primary resources
Q16: In general, is the content suitable for your purposes?
A16: Suitable in most cases/some ways
Q17: How do you use the content?
A17: For teaching/learning purposes / For publication / For personal/scholarly interest
Q18: Please specify the courses on which you have used IDP resources, eg MA Global History.
A18: History of Buddhism in Asia South Asian Buddhism
Q19: Please specify how you have used the resources on these courses
A19: Research / To illustrate lectures
Q20: Which of the following best describes your view of the support you have received from using IDP?
A20: I would have achieved some but not all of my research aims, without the IDP resources
Q20.a: Please add any comments on how IDP has supported your Research
A20.a: n/a
Q21: What other online resources relating to the Silk Road do you use?
A21: CBETA (Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association) (http://www.cbeta.org) / The Silk Road Foundation (http://www.silk-road.com/toc/index.html) / The Silk Road Project (http://www.silkroadproject.org/) / Digital Silk Road (http://dsr.nii.ac.jp/index.html.en) / Old Tibetan Texts Online (http://otdo.aa.tufs.ac.jp/) / Early Tibet blog (http://earlytibet.com/) / TITUS (http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/tocharic/tht.htm) / Gallica (http://gallica.bnf.fr) / British Museum Research (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research.aspx)
Q22: Please add any other comments you may have here
A22: n/a

Functionality and Tools

Q23: Which of the following do you regularly use to access the type of internet content we have on this site? Please select all that apply.
A23: Desktop PC / Laptop PC / iPad
Q24: Which of the following IDP searches do you use to find material from IDP websites? Please select all that apply.
A24: Advanced search page
Q25: If you have selected advanced search page, please tell us how:
A25: By language, type of manuscript etc. / Free text search

Q26: How do you rate ease of use and efficiency on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Google site search box x
Database search box in left hand column x
Advanced search page x
Catalogue search page x

Q27: How do you rate display of information on the IDP website?

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't know
Manuscript/painting/photograph/artefact display page x
Catalogue display page x
Archaeological site display x
Website pages
Educational resources/Research papers x
Q28: Which of these tools are useful to you in your research? Please select all those that apply.
A28: Photoshop / End Note / Google Docs / WorldCat / Dropbox / Flickr / MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)
Q29: Please add any other comments you have here
A29: n/a

Participant 096/104

About You

Q1: What is your present primary role?
A1: Academic member of staff at a Higher Education institute/university
Q2: If a student or academic please name your Higher Education institute/university.
A2: n/a
Q3: Please list your area(s) of subject specialism/interest.
A3: History / Art History / Archaeology / Geography / Religious Studies
Q4: Have you used the International Dunhuang Project website prior to this visit?
A4: Yes
Q4.a: If 'yes', for what purpose?
A4.a: Research / Teaching
Q5: Which International Dunhuang Project site(s) have you accessed?
A5: English (idp.bl.uk)
Q6: How often do you access the site?
A6: Less than monthly

Q7: Please rate the IDP website on the following aspects.

  Excellent Good Neutral Fair Poor Don't Know
Ease of use of the site x
Attractiveness of design x
Download speed x
Extent of material available x
Type of material available x
Search facilities x
Search results x
Appropriateness of results x
Having up to date information x
Q8: Have you ever accessed the actual collections at any of the IDP partner sites? e.g. Dunhuang manuscripts, Stein paintings.
A8: British Library, London / British Museum, London / Victoria and Albert Museum, London / Musée Guimet, Paris / Museum of Asian Art, Berlin
Q9: If you have any other comments, please add them here
A9: n/a

Your use of IDP resources

Q10: Please indicate which of the following IDP image resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Manuscripts x
Paintings (including wallpaintings) x
Artefacts (including textiles) x
Photographs x
Archaeological site plans x
Maps x

Q11: Please indicate which of the following IDP primary resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Catalogues
Bibliographies
Research Papers

Q12: Please indicate which of the following IDP themed resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

  Am aware of Have used
Bookbinding site
The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith x
Buddhism on the Silk Road x
Buddhism education pack x
Medicine on the Silk Road x
Chinese Astronomy x

Q13: Please indicate which of the following IDP online resources you are aware of and which you access/use?

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  Am aware of Have used
IDP News online x
Collections x
Technical x
Conservation x
Education x
Archives