Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:ConnDOT Library and Information Center

Catalog:
Library

Date of Last Update:
2009-10-06

Name of library or information center:
ConnDOT Library and Information Center

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

Title of person to which library or information center director reports:
Director, Office of Communication

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

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):
Gerenal public by appointment

Provide a description of your information collection:
Transportation, computers, legal, archive, personal management, study guides for exams.

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
Highways

# Professional Staff:
1

# Support Staff :
0

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Betty Ambler

Address:

2800 Berlin Turnpike ,

City:
Newington

State:
CT

Zip:
06111

Country:
USA

Mailing Address (if different):
P. O. Box 317546 Newington, CT 06131-7546

Main phone:
860-594-3035

Fax Number:
860-594-3039

Main email:
Betty.Ambler@ct.gov

Website:


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:
2000

Journal, magazine and newspaper titles (print or digital, current or discontinued):
150

Printed technical reports, plans, manuals, standards:
7500

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

Microfiche/microfilm items:

Photographs or image files:

Videotapes and CDs:
500

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?:
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.:
OCLC

Library Services and Affiliations

In what year was the library first established?:
1985

What days and hours are library services provided?:
9-5, 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.:
New Acquisitions

OCLC Code (if applicable):
RHT

What percentage of your collection is cataloged in OCLC with your library’s symbol?:

With which OCLC Groups is your library affiliated?:
TLCat; cslib

Please list names of other library consortia or networks to which your library belongs:
SLA/TRN; NTKN; ETKN; CVC/SLA; Lyrasis

Do you offer interlibrary loans?:
Yes

Do you lend through OCLC?:
Yes

What is your lending policy (briefly describe or provide a link)?:
Lend to all transportation libraries; selected lending to non-transportation libraries.

What fees do you charge for lending?:
N/A

What fees do you charge for supplying photocopies?:
N/A

What fees do you charge for research or other services?:
N/A


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?:
SPR funds from FHWA; State 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):


Special Collections

Please list any special collections that you maintain

ConnDOT Publications


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:
http://conndot.worldcat.org

Staff person name :
Betty Ambler

Staff person title:
Librarian

Staff person phone:
860-594-3035

Staff person email:
Betty.Ambler@po.state.ct.us

Full or Part Time:


Expertise:

Reference
Circulation/ILL
Acquisitions
Collection Development
Administration/Management


Languages: