Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:LTRC (Louisiana Transportation Research Center) - TTEC (Transportation Training and Education Center) Library

Catalog:
Library

Date of Last Update:
2009-09-14

Name of library or information center:
LTRC (Louisiana Transportation Research Center) - TTEC (Transportation Training and Education Center) Library

Name of parent organization (if applicable):

Title of person to which library or information center director reports:
Transportation Training and Education Center (TTEC) Administrator

Is your information center a member of a Transportation Knowledge Network?:
ETKN

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):
General public (non DOTD or LSU patrons) by appointment.

Provide a description of your information collection:
Extensive collection of TRB publications and LTRC publications. Numerous human resources management (HRM) monographs and training manuals. Numerous state reports and FHWA publications. Electronic access to LTRC publications, ASTM Standards and access to indexes and databases subscribed to by LSU Libraries.

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
HRM, road construction

# Professional Staff:
1

# Support Staff :
0

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:
Our library is only 1.5 yrs old, so is still in the formation and building stage.


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Sandra Brady

Address:

4099 Gourrier Ave. ,

City:
Baton Rouge

State:
LA

Zip:
70808

Country:
USA

Mailing Address (if different):

Main phone:
225 767 9716

Fax Number:
2257679734

Main email:
Sandra.Brady@la.gov

Website:
http://www.ltrc.lsu.edu/library.html


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:State DOT


Detailed Collection Information:

Please estimate the number of items in your information collection:

Books/monographs:
500+

Journal, magazine and newspaper titles (print or digital, current or discontinued):
20

Printed technical reports, plans, manuals, standards:
500+

Digital documents (e.g. PDF's or e-books):
500+

Microfiche/microfilm items:
0

Photographs or image files:
0

Videotapes and CDs:
50

Other items (e.g. schedules, maps, drawings, etc.):
0

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.:
LTRC-TTEC Library: "My ASTM/My Standards" Parent Institution (LSU Libraries): Compendex, Science Citation Index, Academic Search Complete, numerous others.

Library Services and Affiliations

In what year was the library first established?:
2008

What days and hours are library services provided?:
8:00am - 5:00pm, M-F

If your library produces an online newsletter or other form of outreach publication, please provide a link or enter the name of the publication.:
http://ltrc-tteclibrary.blogspot.com/

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:
National TKN Resource Sharing Network Project

Do you offer interlibrary loans?:
Yes

Do you lend through OCLC?:
No

What is your lending policy (briefly describe or provide a link)?:
Will lend to La DOTD staff as well as LSU faculty, staff and students. http://www.ltrc.lsu.edu/library-policies.html

What fees do you charge for lending?:
none

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?:
Yes

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

Do you have access to digitization and OCR hardware/software?:
No

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:
Library Catalog

Catalog Type:
Bibliographic Index

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

Is your catalog accessible outside of your organization?:
Yes

Please provide a link to your catalog:
http://www.librarything.com/catalog/LTRCTTEC

Staff person name :
Sandra Brady

Staff person title:
Librarian & Transportation Research Advisor

Staff person phone:
(225)767-9716

Staff person email:
Sandra.Brady@la.gov

Full or Part Time:
Full Time


Expertise:

Reference
Web 2.0/3.0


Languages:




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