Transportation Libraries and Information Centers

NAME:Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI)


Date of Last Update:

Name of library or information center:
Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI)

Name of parent organization (if applicable):
San Jose State University College of Business

Title of person to which library or information center director reports:
Executive Director

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

Describe any special conditions for accessing your resources or services (e.g. by appointment, affiliations required):
Only those connected to MTI have borrowing privileges; others may use materials in the library. The primary mission of the library is to serve the needs of the Institute's faculty, research associates and students.

Provide a description of your information collection:
The collection focuses on surface transportation policy studies (regional, national and international) and transportation management education to support the Institute's Master of Science program offered through San Jose State University.

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
Surface transportation; transit; multi-modal; high-speed rail; transportation security; transportation finance; policy issues

# Professional Staff:

# Support Staff :

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:
Our library is part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Library at San Jose State (Calif.) University. The library has one staff person dedicated to our collection.

Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Donna Maurillo, Communications Director


Mineta Transportation Institute , 204 North Fourth St., Fourth Floor

San Jose




Mailing Address (if different):

Main phone:

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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:Academic/Research Institution

Detailed Collection Information:

Please estimate the number of items in your information collection:


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

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:
TRANSPORT and other databases through San Jose State University.

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?:

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.:

Library Services and Affiliations

In what year was the library first established?:

What days and hours are library services provided?:
9:00am - 4:30pm, 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.:

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?:

Do you lend through OCLC?:

What is your lending policy (briefly describe or provide a link)?:
Only SJSU students, faculty and staff may check out materials. Otherwise, they are available on site.

What fees do you charge for lending?:

What fees do you charge for supplying photocopies?:
Generally no fee; but charges may apply for large amounts of photocopying.

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?:

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

The library has a growing collection of videos and compact disks in this subject area.

Catalogs: Please list any online catalogs that you maintain:


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 :
Diana Wu

Staff person title:

Staff person phone:

Staff person email:

Full or Part Time: