1997 Survey

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"1997 Survey", NAPSNet, January 01, 1997, https://nautilus.org/napsnet/1997-survey/

[Note: NAPSNet is no longer accepting survey submissions.]

The Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development, as part of a program review of the Northeast Asia Peace and Security Network (NAPSNet), would like to request your participation in the following brief survey. Your input is vital in helping us serve the community of policymakers, scholars, journalists, and nongovernmental organizations involved in peace and security issues in Northeast Asia.

Please answer the questions below by entering responses into the appropriate boxes. When finished, click on the “SUBMIT” button to send the information automatically to NAPSNet.

You do not need to be a current NAPSNet member to complete this survey (although we will be determining the status of all submissions). If you would like to become a member of NAPSNet, which will enable you to receive the Daily Report by electronic mail, join the membership directory, and/or become involved in NAPSNet research, all at no cost, please visit the NAPSNet Signup Page.

 

I. NAPSNet Membership Survey Questions

Use mouse to click on the appropriate buttons or check-boxes to select among options, or to click on text area boxes to enter requested information.


 

1. How long have you been participating in NAPSNet (including receiving the Daily Report)?
a. less than one year
b. one to two years
c. two to three years
d. more than three years
e. other / unsure


 

2. How did you first learn about NAPSNet?
a. recommendation from colleague or acquaintance
b. reference from printed publication
c. link from another web site
d. topical Internet search
e. other (if marked, please specify):



3. What are the most valuable aspects of NAPSNet for your work? (Please rank your top five choices, with “1” being the most important to you):
a. news summaries in Daily Reports
b. analyses in Daily Reports
c. separately distributed analyses and summaries (Special Reports)
d. Policy Forum postings and distributions
e. archived materials (government documents, papers, etc.)
f. Profile Directory



4. How often do you read the NAPSNet Daily Report?
a. every day
b. most days
c. once a week
d. less than once a week



5. How would you like the Daily Report to balance its mix of news summaries and analyses?
a. more news
b. more analysis
c. same balance as present



6. How would you like the Daily Report to balance its breadth of sources utilized and depth of issues covered?
a. broader utilization of sources
b. deeper coverage of issues
c. same balance as present



7. How would you like the coverage of NAPSNet’s core issues to be prioritized in the Daily Report? (Please rank your top five choices, with “1” being the most interesting to you):
a. Korean nuclear issues
b. Korean security issues
c. Korean political issues
d. Northeast Asian nuclear issues
e. Northeast Asian security issues
f. global nuclear issues



8. How would you like the coverage of the following wider array of issues to be prioritized in the Daily Report? (Please rank your top four choices, with “1” being the most important to you):
a. current NAPSNet core focus (Korean, nuclear, and security issues)
b. peace and security issues in neighboring regions (Taiwan, Okinawa, etc.)
c. energy production and development (including nuclear fuel cycles)
d. environmental concerns (acid rain, ocean resource management, etc.)
e. economics (trade, investment and finance, APEC, etc.)



9. Please rate the value of the following four non-US sections of the Daily Reports:

9A: Republic of Korea
a. essential
b. highly useful
c. useful
d. occasionally beneficial

9B: People’s Republic of China
a. essential
b. highly useful
c. useful
d. occasionally beneficial

9C: Japan
a. essential
b. highly useful
c. useful
d. occasionally beneficial

9D: Russia
a. essential
b. highly useful
c. useful
d. occasionally beneficial



10. How do you think the non-US sections are best integrated in the Daily Reports?
a. by region (current system)
b. by topic
c. other (if marked, please specify):



11. How often do you read the Special Reports distributed through NAPSNet?
a. always
b. often
c. occasionally
d. never



12. How often do you read the Policy Forum Online analytical pieces distributed through NAPSNet?
a. always
b. often
c. occasionally
d. never



13. How often do you reply to the invitations to respond to the Policy Forum pieces?
a. often
b. occasionally
c. never, insufficient time and/or interest
d. never, don’t know how



14. How often do you visit the NAPSNet Archives on the Nautilus World Wide Web site?
a. once a week or more
b. a few times a month
c. once a month or less



15. What other Internet systems do you use to find information on peace and security issues in Northeast Asia? (Please choose all that apply):
a. World Wide Web browser (Netscape, Explorer, etc.; if marked, please specify):

b. World Wide Web search engines (Excite, Yahoo, etc.; if marked, please specify):

c. specific World Wide Web sites (if marked, please list):

d. text-only WWW browser (Lynx, etc.; if marked, please specify):

e. Ftp and/or Gopher
f. newsgroups and email lists (if marked, please list):

g. individual email
h. other (if marked, please specify):



16. What other non-Internet sources do you use for information on peace and security issues in Northeast Asia? (Please choose all that apply):
a. newspapers
b. news magazines
c. professional journals
d. other print publications
e. radio
f. television



17. How does the Daily Report compare in value to your other information sources?
a. essential
b. highly useful
c. useful
d. occasionally beneficial



18 Are there features that you find useful in other information sources that you think could be incorporated into the NAPSNet Daily Report?
a. no
b. yes (please list or describe briefly):



19. Do you forward Daily Reports to friends and colleagues?
a. yes
b. no (skip to 19C)

19A. If yes, how often do you forward them?
a. regularly
b. occasionally

19B. To approximately how many people do you forward them?

19C. If you know of anyone else whom you think might be interested in receiving the Daily Report, please provide their email addresses, so we may invite them to subscribe:



20. If NAPSNet were to institute a voluntary fee system, would you be willing to contribute?
a. yes (if so, please indicate an approximate amount):
b. no, unable to contribute



21A. Are you familiar with the Nautilus Institute’s information services on Energy, Security, and Environment in Northeast Asia (ESENA)?
a. yes
b. no
please indicate if you would like to receive information:

21B. Are you familiar with the Nautilus Institute’s Asia Pacific Regional Environment Network (APRENet)?
a. yes
b. no
please indicate if you would like to receive information:



22. Please use this space for any other additional comments you would like to make about the Daily Report or any other NAPSNet services (such as points not covered in questions above, specific difficulties you have encountered, new ideas and suggestions, etc.):


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