Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:WYDOT Research Center

Catalog:
Library

Date of Last Update:
2009-10-22

Name of library or information center:
WYDOT Research Center

Name of parent organization (if applicable):
Wyoming Department of Transportation

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

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):
Library is reserved for State employees only. Research sponsored by WYDOT however can be accessed by the general public through the WYDOT Research web page.

Provide a description of your information collection:
Transportation Research Reports; TRB Special Reports; NCHRP Reports & Synthesis; assorted FHWA research publications; States' transportation research reports; WYDOT sponsored research reports, and misc. reports related to transportation

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
Transportation related. Avalanche mitigation. Animal Vehicle Crash mitigation.

# Professional Staff:
1

# Support Staff :

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:
The WYDOT Research Center has an electronic library accessible to State employees only.


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Michael Patritch

Address:

Wyoming Department of Transportation , 5300 Bishop Blvd.

City:
Cheyenne

State:
WY

Zip:
82009-3340

Country:
USA

Mailing Address (if different):

Main phone:
1(307)777-4182

Fax Number:
3077774759

Main email:
michael.patritch@dot.state.wy.us

Website:
www.dot.state.wy.us/wydot


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:State DOT


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:
20,000-25,000

Digital documents (e.g. PDF's or e-books):
100-200

Microfiche/microfilm items:

Photographs or image files:
Several hundred

Videotapes and CDs:
100-150

Other items (e.g. schedules, maps, drawings, etc.):
Thousands embedded within reports.

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

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

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

Library Services and Affiliations

In what year was the library first established?:
1935

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

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?:

What is your lending policy (briefly describe or provide a link)?:
Inter-library loan through another library

What fees do you charge for lending?:
None

What fees do you charge for supplying photocopies?:
None at this time.

What fees do you charge for research or other services?:
None


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?:
Federal

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?:
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


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 :
Michael Patritch

Staff person title:
Research Manager

Staff person phone:
307-777-4182

Staff person email:
michael.patritch@dot.state.wy.us

Full or Part Time:
Full Time


Expertise:

Reference
Acquisitions
Archives/Special Collections


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