Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission

Catalog:
Library

Date of Last Update:
2009-08-06

Name of library or information center:
Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission

Name of parent organization (if applicable):

Title of person to which library or information center director reports:
Wayne Strickland

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:
Local/Regional Transportation Studies 1969-present

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
same as above

# Professional Staff:
8

# Support Staff :
2

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:
small library, not main function of organization


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Matt Miller

Address:

313 Luck Avenue SW ,

City:
Roanoke

State:
VA

Zip:
24016

Country:
USA

Mailing Address (if different):

Main phone:
540-343-4417

Fax Number:

Main email:
mmiller@rvarc.org

Website:
www.rvarc.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?: GIS data

What export formats do you offer?: DVD

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:
100

Journal, magazine and newspaper titles (print or digital, current or discontinued):
2

Printed technical reports, plans, manuals, standards:
2500

Digital documents (e.g. PDF's or e-books):
100

Microfiche/microfilm items:

Photographs or image files:
300

Videotapes and CDs:
5

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

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?:
1969

What days and hours are library services provided?:
M-F 8:30am-5pm

If your library produces an online newsletter or other form of outreach publication, please provide a link or enter the name of the publication.:
www.rvarc.org

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)?:
can borrow for brief periods (<5 loans per year)

What fees do you charge for lending?:
0

What fees do you charge for supplying photocopies?:
5 cents per page

What fees do you charge for research or other services?:
$100 per hour


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 funds

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):
GIS web publishing desktop publishing DVD duplication


Special Collections

Please list any special collections that you maintain


Catalogs: Please list any online catalogs that you maintain:

Catalog:

Catalog Name:
none

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?:
No

Please provide a link to your catalog:

Staff person name :
Matt Miller

Staff person title:

Staff person phone:
540-343-4417

Staff person email:
mmiller@rvarc.org

Full or Part Time:
Full Time


Expertise:

Administration/Management


Languages:

Spanish
French