Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:Research and Development Library, North Carolina Dept. of Transportation

Catalog:
Library

Date of Last Update:
2009-09-29

Name of library or information center:
Research and Development Library, North Carolina Dept. of Transportation

Name of parent organization (if applicable):
North Carolina Department of Transportation

Title of person to which library or information center director reports:
Dr. Mrinmay "Moy" Biswas

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):
Loans to NCDOT staff and other transportation libraries. For all others, reference only.

Provide a description of your information collection:
AASHTO publications, all TRB materials, other state DOT publications, FHWA publications, and periodical transportation related.

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
Transportation-related

# Professional Staff:

# Support Staff :

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:
Catalog accessible via the State Library of North Carolina.


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Birch Barnes, MLS

Address:

104 Fayetteville Street ,

City:
Raleigh

State:
NC

Zip:
27601

Country:
USA

Mailing Address (if different):
1549 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-1549

Main phone:
919-508-1820

Fax Number:
919-715-0137

Main email:
bbarnes@ncdot.gov

Website:
http://www.ncdot.org/doh/preconstruct/tpb/research/


Do you provide online training courses?: No

Do you provide onsite training courses?:

Do you maintain a knowledge base of lessons learned or best practices?: No

Do you maintain a directory of experts or provide referrals to experts as part of your services?:No

Are any of your training materials catalogued into OCLC?: No

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:
11724

Journal, magazine and newspaper titles (print or digital, current or discontinued):
63

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.):
21,426 TRB publications and multi-media

Does your staff have access to commercial (for fee) information databases – either directly or through your parent organization?:
No

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.:

Library Services and Affiliations

In what year was the library first established?:
1978

What days and hours are library services provided?:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., 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?:
Yes

Do you lend through OCLC?:
Yes

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

What fees do you charge for lending?:
none

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

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?:
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

All TRB publication listed by all titles.


Catalogs: Please list any online catalogs that you maintain:

Catalog:

Catalog Name:

Catalog Type:
General Integrated Library System (ILS)

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

Is your catalog accessible outside of your organization?:
Yes

Please provide a link to your catalog:

Staff person name :
Birch Barnes, MLS

Staff person title:
Librarian

Staff person phone:
919-508-1820

Staff person email:
bbarnes@ncdot.gov

Full or Part Time:
Full Time


Expertise:


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