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Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:Wasatch Front Regional Council Library

Catalog:
Library

Date of Last Update:
2009-10-08

Name of library or information center:
Wasatch Front Regional Council Library

Name of parent organization (if applicable):

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

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):
Most of what we have is on our website. Earlier studies from the 1970's and 1980's are hard copy only and do not ciruculate. They are are available to the public without charge during business hours. There is a small charge for making photocopies.

Provide a description of your information collection:
1. Long Range Regional Transportation Plans since the early 1970's 2. Brochures on the above long range plans 3. corridor and major investment studies on future transportation corridors 4. Minutes of meetings. 5. the current Community Development Block Grant Consolidated Plan 6. The current Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan 7. Growth Principles for development 8. A four county land use 'vision' 9. On-going transportation studies 10. Descriptions of the Wasatch Front Regional Council, its function, history and make-up 11. Population data and projections 12. Air quality data and projections in concert with the Long Range Regional Transportation Plan

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
Most of what is available is on our website

# Professional Staff:
15

# Support Staff :
4

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Sam Klemm

Address:

295 North Jimmy Doolittle Road ,

City:
Salt Lake City

State:
UT

Zip:
84065

Country:
USA

Mailing Address (if different):

Main phone:
(801) 363-4250 FAX (801)363-4230

Fax Number:

Main email:
sklemm@wfrc.org

Website:
wfrc.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?: population numbers, projections and trends, air quality history and projections

What export formats do you offer?: PDF, WORD, XTML, Excel

What types of metadata do you provide to help users locate or interpret data sets?:Introductions to various data sets

Organization Type:MPO/Planning Agency


Detailed Collection Information:

Please estimate the number of items in your information collection:

Books/monographs:
5

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

Printed technical reports, plans, manuals, standards:
50

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

Microfiche/microfilm items:

Photographs or image files:
2000

Videotapes and CDs:
4

Other items (e.g. schedules, maps, drawings, etc.):
maps-50

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?:
1971

What days and hours are library services provided?:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 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.:
Happenings!

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)?:
Hard copy items do not circulate. Most of what is available is online anyway.

What fees do you charge for lending?:
We do not lend.

What fees do you charge for supplying photocopies?:
$.50 per page

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


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?:
office budget

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):
ArcView


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?:
No

Please provide a link to your catalog:

Staff person name :
Sam Klemm

Staff person title:
Public Information Officer

Staff person phone:
(801) 363-4250

Staff person email:
sklemm@wfrc.org

Full or Part Time:
Full Time


Expertise:

Reference


Languages:

Italian