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TransportationResearch.gov: An Overview of RITA’s New Collaboration Site for
the Transportation Research and Information Community


Amanda J. Wilson, National Transportation Library

 

Slide 2 : TR.gov and National Transportation Library

Image : TR.gov SharePoint site structure

Slide 3. How To Get Started on TR.gov

One step and you’re done!

     

  • Step 1: Send an email request to amanda.wilson@dot.gov

  • Within five (5) business days, we will send you an email with your TR.gov credentials

  • You can get started with TR.gov

Slide  4. Participation – Using Sharepoint Lists

Image: Resource Sharing Metrics - Chart

Slide 5. Participation – Using Sharepoint Lists cont’d

Image: Resource Sharing Metrics - New NTKN Metrics

Slide  6. Participation – Input option for using Sharepoint Lists

Image: Resource Sharing Metrics - New Item

Slide 7.  Participation – Using Sharepoint Wikis

Image: May 2009(Q2) TRT Preferred Terms for Discussion PRB

Slide 8. Participation – Capturing knowledge using Sharepoint Wikis

Image: May 2009(Q2) TRT Preferred Terms for Discussion PRB

Slide 9. Participation – Managing Documents with Sharepoint

Image: ETKN Announcements, ETKN Research Wiki, ETKN Shared Documents, ETKN Calendar, ETKN Links, Check Out

Slide  10. Participation – Managing Documents cont’d

Image: ETKN Announcements, ETKN Research Wiki, ETKN Shared Documents, ETKN Calendar, ETKN Links, Check In

Slide 11. Communications – Calendar option

Image: TRT Calendar - New Item

Slide 12. Communications – Alerts and RSS feeds option

Image: WTKN Shared Documents- View RSS Feeds, Alert Me

Slide 13. Administrative Features – FAQs

Image: Directory FAQs

Slide 14. Upcoming Developments

Image: Manage Your Account, Search

Slide 15. Maximizing TR.gov for TKN use

Image: TKNs Develop Collaborative needs -> Communicate needs to NTL -> NTL creates functionality to support needs ->implement (if needed, start cycle over)

Slide 16. Features and Functionalities of http://www.transportationresearch.gov
                 NTL's External SharePoint site

No. General Public Privileges Registered User Privileges
1 Open/View documents (Shared Documents,Announcement) Add/edit documents (Shared Documents,
Announcement)
2 View SharePoint List Create SharePoint List
3 View Wiki Edit Wiki
4 View Calendar Add/Edit Calendar events
5 Reply / View / Edit Discussion board Reply / View / Edit Discussion board
6 View FAQs Edit FAQs
7 View different Views of the SharePoint lists Add/Edit different SharePoint lists Views
8 View different SharePoint lists views  Change different views of the SharePoint lists
9 View RSS Feeds Set Up the RSS Feeds criteria
10 View Alerts Set up Alerts
11 View Versioning/History Set Up Versioning/History options
12 N/A Checking in/Checking out documents
13 N/A Manage Your Account (Not implemented)
14 N/A Search (Not implemented)

Slide 17. Contact

For General Questions:
Amanda J. Wilson
NTL Director
amanda.wilson@dot.gov
202-366-2480