Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Catalog:
Library

Date of Last Update:
2009-10-22

Name of library or information center:
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Name of parent organization (if applicable):

Title of person to which library or information center director reports:
Vice president communications

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):
Our website offers all our highway safety information

Provide a description of your information collection:
we provide research on highway safety, including but not limited to, crash tests, films, news releases, public docket comments, our Status Reports newsletter, State information, and highway safety research papers.

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
highway safety related materials

# Professional Staff:
1

# Support Staff :

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Ellen Adler

Address:

1005 North Glebe Road , Suite 800

City:
Arlington

State:
VA

Zip:
22201

Country:
USA

Mailing Address (if different):

Main phone:
703-247-1500

Fax Number:
7032471678

Main email:
eadler@iihs.org

Website:
http://www.iihs.org


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:Professional Association


Detailed Collection Information:

Please estimate the number of items in your information collection:

Books/monographs:
250

Journal, magazine and newspaper titles (print or digital, current or discontinued):
145

Printed technical reports, plans, manuals, standards:
8500

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?:

Please list the major commercial information databases to which your library subscribes.:
lexis-nexis stateNet dialog Hein Online

Library Services and Affiliations

In what year was the library first established?:
1970

What days and hours are library services provided?:

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)?:

What fees do you charge for lending?:

What fees do you charge for supplying photocopies?:

What fees do you charge for research or other services?:


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?:

Do you offer use of computers with internet access to your users?:

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

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:

Catalog Type:

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

Is your catalog accessible outside of your organization?:

Please provide a link to your catalog:

Staff person name :
Ellen Adler

Staff person title:
librarian

Staff person phone:
7032471554

Staff person email:
eadler@iihs.org

Full or Part Time:
Full Time


Expertise:

Reference
Acquisitions
Cataloging


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