Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:Rhode Island Statewide Planning Library

Catalog:
Library

Date of Last Update:
2009-10-02

Name of library or information center:
Rhode Island Statewide Planning Library

Name of parent organization (if applicable):
Rhode Island Statewide Planning

Title of person to which library or information center director reports:
Chief, Statewide Planning

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)?:
No

Describe any special conditions for accessing your resources or services (e.g. by appointment, affiliations required):
We prefer an appointment so we can help locate or pull items together, but there is no policy related to special conditions

Provide a description of your information collection:
Statewide Planning documents, other Rhode Island department documents and federal documents related to Statewide Planning activities

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
none

# Professional Staff:
0

# Support Staff :
0

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Walter Slocomb

Address:

Statewide Planning , One Capitol Hill

City:
Providence

State:
RI

Zip:
2908

Country:
USA

Mailing Address (if different):

Main phone:
4012221237

Fax Number:
4012222083

Main email:
wslocomb@doa.ri.gov

Website:
www.planning.ri.gov


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?: none

What export formats do you offer?: none

What types of metadata do you provide to help users locate or interpret data sets?:none

Organization Type:State DOT


Detailed Collection Information:

Please estimate the number of items in your information collection:

Books/monographs:
250

Journal, magazine and newspaper titles (print or digital, current or discontinued):
25

Printed technical reports, plans, manuals, standards:
500

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

Microfiche/microfilm items:
0

Photographs or image files:
1000

Videotapes and CDs:
25

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?:
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?:
1964

What days and hours are library services provided?:
M-F 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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?:
No

Do you lend through OCLC?:
No

What is your lending policy (briefly describe or provide a link)?:
no policy

What fees do you charge for lending?:
none

What fees do you charge for supplying photocopies?:
none within reason

What fees do you charge for research or other services?:
no research provided


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?:
state or federal funds

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?:
No

What specialized software do you have access to? (e.g. web publishing, desktop publishing, multimedia):
none


Special Collections

Please list any special collections that you maintain

Statewide Planning Technical Papers

Statewide Planning Reports


Catalogs: Please list any online catalogs that you maintain:

Catalog:

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 :
Walter Slocomb

Staff person title:
Principal Planner

Staff person phone:
4012221234

Staff person email:
wslocomb@doa.ri.gov

Full or Part Time:
Part Time


Expertise:


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