Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:Nashville Area MPO

Catalog:
Library

Date of Last Update:
2009-08-07

Name of library or information center:
Nashville Area MPO

Name of parent organization (if applicable):

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 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):

Provide a description of your information collection:
Various studies, reports, plans related to planning and programming for highways, bridges, transit, walking, biking and the relationship among transportation and land use, urban design, rural preservation, economic development, and environmental sustainability.

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
Transportation policy, planning, research, finance, and implementation.

# Professional Staff:
7

# Support Staff :
3

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Michael Skipper

Address:

800 Second Ave South ,

City:
Nashville

State:
TN

Zip:
37201

Country:
USA

Mailing Address (if different):

Main phone:
6158627204

Fax Number:
6158802450

Main email:
skipper@nashvillempo.org

Website:
http://www.nashvillempo.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:MPO/Planning Agency


Detailed Collection Information:

Please estimate the number of items in your information collection:

Books/monographs:
200

Journal, magazine and newspaper titles (print or digital, current or discontinued):
1000

Printed technical reports, plans, manuals, standards:
500

Digital documents (e.g. PDF's or e-books):
2000

Microfiche/microfilm items:

Photographs or image files:
10000

Videotapes and CDs:
50

Other items (e.g. schedules, maps, drawings, etc.):
50

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?:
No

Please list the major commercial information databases to which your library subscribes.:
InfoUSA, Woods & Poole Economics.

Library Services and Affiliations

In what year was the library first established?:

What days and hours are library services provided?:
M-F, 8-4

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?:
0

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?:
US DOT and Local Gov't

Does your library have access to conference/meeting space?:
Yes

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):
web publishing, desktop publishing, mulitmedia, graphic illustration, mapping


Special Collections

Please list any special collections that you maintain


Catalogs: Please list any online catalogs that you maintain:

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Is your catalog accessible outside of your organization?:

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