Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME: Harmer E. Davis Transportation Library

Address:
412 McLaughlin Hall
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720
USA

Phone:
510-642-3604

Date Established:
1948

Fax:
510-642-9180

Website:
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/ITSL/

Collection Information

Books:
185,000

Serials:
900 active subscriptions

Explanation:
The library has also indexed 143,000 journal articles and conference papers.

Microform:
150,000

Description:
Access to over 246,000 of the library's bibliographic records covering all modes of transportation with an emphasis on highways, urban transportation, traffic engineering, Intelligent Transportation Systems, air transportation and rail. The collection covers engineering, policy and financial aspects. Access is through the University of California's MELVYL on-line catalog.

Subject Strengths:
ITS, traffic engineering, highway engineering, urban transit, California (and particularly San Francisco Bay Area), NTIS tech reports on transportation, and a large collection of European (especially Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Scandinavian countries), Canadian and Australian materials.

Special Collections for use by appointment:
BART collection
Newspaper clipping collection on San Francisco Bay Area transportation, 1938-1982

Hours: Open M-F. Hours vary, please call before visiting.

Open to the Public: yes

Interlibrary Loan Policies: Accept loan requests by mail, e-mail, fax or OCLC. Journals non-circulating; repository and UMI fiche circulate only in California. One-month loans, no renewals. Materials generally mailed library rate; express delivery available if requestor's account number is used.

Loan Fees: $30 per title. Support from California and U.S. DOT programs provide the following exemptions: No fee for California public agencies or U.S. transit operators; $15 fee for State DOTs and California private sector.

Photocopy Fees: Free to California public agencies. All others: $15 for each title up to 50 pages; $0.20 per each additional page.

Service Fees: No fee for reference.

OCLC/RLIN Code: CBT (OCLC)

Online Catalog Internet Address: melvyl.cdlib.org

Online Database/CD-ROM services: OCLC (CBT); MELVYL (catalog of the University of California)

Staff Overview

Number of Professional Staff: 3    Number of Support Staff: 4

Name: Title: Phone: Email:

Rita Evans

Library Director

510-642-3604

revans@library.berkeley.edu

John Gallwey

Technical Services Librarian

510-642-3604

jgallwey@library.berkeley.edu

Seyem Petrites

Database Librarian

510-642-9168

spetrite@library.berkeley.edu

Paul Hernandez

Operations Manager

510-643-8924

phernand@library.berkeley.edu

Kendra Levine

Circulation Manager

510-642-3604

klevine@library.berkeley.edu

Victoria Chan

Interlibary Loan Manager

510-642-3604

vchan@library.berkeley.edu

John T. Chipman

Serials Manager

510-643-8924

jchipman@library.berkeley.edu

Library Publications:
Library References (irregular; for sale by Institure of Transportation Studies Publications Office 510-642-3558)

Library Network Affiliations:
University of California Systemwide; Local Technical Assistance Program (FHWA)



Last update: July 19, 2007.