Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:North Central Texas Council of Governments Transportation Department Library

Catalog:
Library

Date of Last Update:
2009-08-11

Name of library or information center:
North Central Texas Council of Governments Transportation Department Library

Name of parent organization (if applicable):

Title of person to which library or information center director reports:
Communications Supervisor

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):
The public can review the library by making an appointment.

Provide a description of your information collection:
Information on Dallas-Fort Worth transportation planning, general transportation and air quality planning

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
Dallas-Fort Worth transportation plans, Intelligent Transportation Systems

# Professional Staff:
1

# Support Staff :
1

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Chris Current

Address:

616 Six Flags Drive ,

City:
Arlington

State:
TX

Zip:
76011

Country:
USA

Mailing Address (if different):

Main phone:
817-695-9259

Fax Number:

Main email:
ccurrent@nctcog.org

Website:
www.nctcog.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?: n/a

What export formats do you offer?: n/a

What types of metadata do you provide to help users locate or interpret data sets?:n/a

Organization Type:MPO/Planning Agency


Detailed Collection Information:

Please estimate the number of items in your information collection:

Books/monographs:
2000

Journal, magazine and newspaper titles (print or digital, current or discontinued):
50

Printed technical reports, plans, manuals, standards:
100

Digital documents (e.g. PDF's or e-books):
0

Microfiche/microfilm items:
0

Photographs or image files:
0

Videotapes and CDs:
100

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?:
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?:
1980

What days and hours are library services provided?:
Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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?:
No

Do you lend through OCLC?:
No

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

What fees do you charge for lending?:
n/a

What fees do you charge for supplying photocopies?:
n/a

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


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?:
No

Do you offer use of computers with internet access to your users?:
No

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):
n/a


Special Collections

Please list any special collections that you maintain


Catalogs: Please list any online catalogs that you maintain:

Catalog:

Catalog Name:
n/a

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:

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