Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:Hanson Professional Services Inc.

Catalog:
Library

Date of Last Update:
2009-09-25

Name of library or information center:
Hanson Professional Services Inc.

Name of parent organization (if applicable):

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)?:
no

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

Provide a description of your information collection:
Books, journals, government documents, standards, videos to supplement work as Consulting Engineers & Architects in the fields of: structural engineering (buildings and bridges); transportation engineering (railroads, highways, & airports); geotechnical engineering (hydrology, material testing & geology); electrical and mechanical engineering; waste management; and environmental studies: including Phase 1 Site Assessments; and biological studies.

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
Illinois geology

# Professional Staff:
1

# Support Staff :

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Amy Emrick

Address:

1525 South Sixth Street ,

City:
Springfield

State:
IL

Zip:
62703-2801

Country:
USA

Mailing Address (if different):

Main phone:
217-788-2450

Fax Number:
217-747-9416

Main email:
aemrick@hanson-inc.com

Website:
http://www.hanson-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:
22500.0

Journal, magazine and newspaper titles (print or digital, current or discontinued):
300

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?:
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.:
FirstSearch, Reference USA

Library Services and Affiliations

In what year was the library first established?:
1975

What days and hours are library services provided?:
9 - 5 PM (central time)

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):
AP5

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

With which OCLC Groups is your library affiliated?:
RPLS (Rolling Prairie Library System); LVIS (Libraries Very Interested In Sharing)

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?:
Yes

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

What fees do you charge for lending?:
none

What fees do you charge for supplying photocopies?:
none

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


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?:
Yes

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

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

Topographic maps and National Wetland Inventory maps for Illinois


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):
Sirsi Dynix Horizon

Is your catalog accessible outside of your organization?:
Yes

Please provide a link to your catalog:
http://hip.rpls.ws/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile=spishan#focus

Staff person name :
Amy Emrick

Staff person title:
Technical Services Librarian

Staff person phone:
217-788-2450 ext 241

Staff person email:
aemrick@hanson-inc.com

Full or Part Time:


Expertise:

Reference
Cataloging
Administration/Management


Languages: