Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:Central Organization for Traffic Safety in Finland, Library

Catalog:
Library

Date of Last Update:
2009-09-14

Name of library or information center:
Central Organization for Traffic Safety in Finland, Library

Name of parent organization (if applicable):

Title of person to which library or information center director reports:
Research manager

Is your information center a member of a Transportation Knowledge Network?:
Not an TKN member

Do you provide access to your information collection to the general public (either on-site or on-line, with or without a fee)?:
Yes

Describe any special conditions for accessing your resources or services (e.g. by appointment, affiliations required):
Please call ahead before visiting.

Provide a description of your information collection:
Traffic safety related literature (traffic behaviour, safety equipment, vehicle technology, traffic environment, statistics, legislation).

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
Finnish and Scandinavian traffic safety literature

# Professional Staff:
1

# Support Staff :

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Katja Mäkilä

Address:

P.O.Box 29 ,

City:
Helsinki

State:

Zip:
421

Country:
Finland

Mailing Address (if different):

Main phone:
207282329

Fax Number:
207282303

Main email:
kirjasto@liikenneturva.fi

Website:
http://www.liikenneturva.fi/www/en/library/index.php


Do you provide online training courses?:

Do you provide onsite training courses?:

Do you maintain a knowledge base of lessons learned or best practices?:

Do you maintain a directory of experts or provide referrals to experts as part of your services?:

Are any of your training materials catalogued into OCLC?:

If you are affiliated with a library, please provide its name:

What types of data sets do you provide?:

What export formats do you offer?:

What types of metadata do you provide to help users locate or interpret data sets?:

Organization Type:Federal or National Agency


Detailed Collection Information:

Please estimate the number of items in your information collection:

Books/monographs:
12000

Journal, magazine and newspaper titles (print or digital, current or discontinued):
100

Printed technical reports, plans, manuals, standards:

Digital documents (e.g. PDF's or e-books):

Microfiche/microfilm items:

Photographs or image files:

Videotapes and CDs:

Other items (e.g. schedules, maps, drawings, etc.):

Does your staff have access to commercial (for fee) information databases – either directly or through your parent organization?:
Yes

Do you offer your patrons access to commercial (for fee) information databases – either remotely or within your library?:
Yes

Please list the major commercial information databases to which your library subscribes.:
Transport, Aleksi

Library Services and Affiliations

In what year was the library first established?:
1968

What days and hours are library services provided?:
Monday - Friday 9.00 - 3.00

If your library produces an online newsletter or other form of outreach publication, please provide a link or enter the name of the publication.:

OCLC Code (if applicable):

What percentage of your collection is cataloged in OCLC with your library’s symbol?:

With which OCLC Groups is your library affiliated?:

Please list names of other library consortia or networks to which your library belongs:

Do you offer interlibrary loans?:
Yes

Do you lend through OCLC?:
No

What is your lending policy (briefly describe or provide a link)?:
Open lending policy

What fees do you charge for lending?:
There is no charge to any borrow with the exception of postage to return the materials to the library.

What fees do you charge for supplying photocopies?:
None

What fees do you charge for research or other services?:
None


Library Resources and Facilities

What is your library’s approximate annual budget – excluding staffing and facilities costs?:
Under $100,000.00

What is your library’s primary funding source?:

Does your library have access to conference/meeting space?:
No

Do you offer use of computers with internet access to your users?:
No

Do you have access to digitization and OCR hardware/software?:
Yes

What specialized software do you have access to? (e.g. web publishing, desktop publishing, multimedia):


Special Collections

Please list any special collections that you maintain


Catalogs: Please list any online catalogs that you maintain:

Catalog:

Catalog Name:
PrettyLib

Catalog Type:
Bibliographic Index

Name of software used for catalog (enter “none”, ‘home grown”, or name of commercial package):
PrettyLib

Is your catalog accessible outside of your organization?:
Yes

Please provide a link to your catalog:
http://www.liikenneturva.fi/www/en/library/index.php

Staff person name :
Katja Mäkilä

Staff person title:
Information Specialist

Staff person phone:
3.58E+11

Staff person email:
katja.makila@liikenneturva.fi

Full or Part Time:
Full Time


Expertise:

Reference
Information Architecture
Acquisitions


Languages:

Swedish
Finnish




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