Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:GRA, Inc. Library (formerly Gellman Research Associates Library)

Catalog:
Library

Date of Last Update:
2009-09-10

Name of library or information center:
GRA, Inc. Library (formerly Gellman Research Associates Library)

Name of parent organization (if applicable):

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

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)?:
No

Describe any special conditions for accessing your resources or services (e.g. by appointment, affiliations required):
call for an appointment

Provide a description of your information collection:
transportation economics and the air transport industry

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
aviation policy & planning, airline industry, airports, air traffic control, air system forecasting

# Professional Staff:
1

# Support Staff :
0

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Gail Kostinko

Address:

115 West Avenue , Suite 201

City:
Jenkintown

State:
PA

Zip:
19046

Country:
USA

Mailing Address (if different):

Main phone:
215-884-7500

Fax Number:
215-884-1385

Main email:
library@gra-inc.com

Website:
http://www.gra-inc.com/


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:Engineering/Planning/Consulting Firm


Detailed Collection Information:

Please estimate the number of items in your information collection:

Books/monographs:
4000

Journal, magazine and newspaper titles (print or digital, current or discontinued):
100

Printed technical reports, plans, manuals, standards:
4000

Digital documents (e.g. PDF's or e-books):
2000

Microfiche/microfilm items:

Photographs or image files:

Videotapes and CDs:

Other items (e.g. schedules, maps, drawings, etc.):
1000

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?:
No

Please list the major commercial information databases to which your library subscribes.:
AWIN (Aviation Week Intelligence Network)

Library Services and Affiliations

In what year was the library first established?:
1973

What days and hours are library services provided?:
9:00 - 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.:

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?:
Tri-state College Library Cooperative (Associate)

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?:
No

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

What fees do you charge for lending?:
none for PDF docs

What fees do you charge for supplying photocopies?:
no photocopying offered

What fees do you charge for research or other services?:
Phone for quote, limited basis


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?:
corporate

Does your library have access to conference/meeting space?:
No

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):
basic scanning and desktop publishing


Special Collections

Please list any special collections that you maintain


Catalogs: Please list any online catalogs that you maintain:

Catalog:

Catalog Name:
GRA Library

Catalog Type:

Name of software used for catalog (enter “none”, ‘home grown”, or name of commercial package):
DBTextworks

Is your catalog accessible outside of your organization?:
No

Please provide a link to your catalog:

Staff person name :
Gail Kostinko

Staff person title:
Librarian

Staff person phone:
215-884-7500

Staff person email:
library@gra-inc.com

Full or Part Time:


Expertise:

Reference
Physical or Digital Preservation
Acquisitions
Collection Development
Cataloging
Database Management
Taxonomy/Thesaurus/Ontology
Archives/Special Collections
Administration/Management


Languages:

French




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