Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute Library

Catalog:
Library

Date of Last Update:
2007-05-23

Name of library or information center:
University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute Library

Name of parent organization (if applicable):
University of Michigan

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

Is your information center a member of a Transportation Knowledge Network?:
MTKN

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):
Circulation restricted to University of Michigan staff and Ann Arbor residents.

Provide a description of your information collection:
93,445 catalog records, 287 periodicals Highway safety; biomechanics of impact and injury and protection devices; vehicle components, mechanics and dynamics; human factors; intelligent transportation systems.

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
Highway safety

# Professional Staff:
1

# Support Staff :
1

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Robert E. Sweet

Address:

2901 Baxter Road ,

City:
Ann Arbor

State:
MI

Zip:
48109-2150

Country:
USA

Mailing Address (if different):

Main phone:
734-764-2171

Fax Number:
734-936-1081

Main email:
bsweet@umich.edu

Website:
www.umtri.umich.edu/


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:Academic/Research Institution


Detailed Collection Information:

Please estimate the number of items in your information collection:

Books/monographs:

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

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.):

Does your staff have access to commercial (for fee) information databases – either directly or through your parent organization?:

Do you offer your patrons access to commercial (for fee) information databases – either remotely or within your library?:

Please list the major commercial information databases to which your library subscribes.:

Library Services and Affiliations

In what year was the library first established?:
1966

What days and hours are library services provided?:
8:00 - 12:00, 1:00 - 5:00, 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.:
UMTRI Research Review

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?:
Most items can be copied, but cannot be loaned.

Do you lend through OCLC?:

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

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

What fees do you charge for supplying photocopies?:
inquire

What fees do you charge for research or other services?:
inquire


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?:

Do you offer use of computers with internet access to your users?:

Do you have access to digitization and OCR hardware/software?:

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


Catalogs: Please list any online catalogs that you maintain:

Catalog:

Catalog Name:
Aleph system (merged with University Library system)

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:
http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/F?func=find-b-0&local_base=umtri_pub

Staff person name :
Robert E. Sweet

Staff person title:
Information Resources Manager

Staff person phone:
734-936-1073

Staff person email:
bsweet@umich.edu

Full or Part Time:


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