Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:Kentucky Transportation Center Library

Catalog:
Library

Date of Last Update:
2009-09-10

Name of library or information center:
Kentucky Transportation Center Library

Name of parent organization (if applicable):
University of Kentucky

Title of person to which library or information center director reports:
Technology Transfer Program Director

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):
None

Provide a description of your information collection:
Focus on highways, but all modes are covered. Subject areas include traffic and safety, pavements and materials, geotechnology, bridges, intelligent transportation systems, and policy analysis

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
Pavements and materials, traffic safety

# Professional Staff:
1

# Support Staff :
1

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Laura Whayne

Address:

University of Kentucky , 176 Raymond Building

City:
Lexington

State:
KY

Zip:
40506-0281

Country:
USA

Mailing Address (if different):

Main phone:
859-257-2155

Fax Number:
859-257-1815

Main email:
lwhayne@engr.uky.edu

Website:
http://www.kyt2.com/library.htm


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:Academic/Research Institution


Detailed Collection Information:

Please estimate the number of items in your information collection:

Books/monographs:
15000.0

Journal, magazine and newspaper titles (print or digital, current or discontinued):
300.0

Printed technical reports, plans, manuals, standards:
5000.0

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

Microfiche/microfilm items:

Photographs or image files:

Videotapes and CDs:
900

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

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.:
TRANSPORT

Library Services and Affiliations

In what year was the library first established?:
1989

What days and hours are library services provided?:
8:00 - 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.:
Video Catalog: http://www.kyt2.com/library_OV_home.htm E-News & New Materials: http://www.kyt2.com/library.htm#Library%20E-News

OCLC Code (if applicable):
N/A

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?:
Yes

Do you lend through OCLC?:
No

What is your lending policy (briefly describe or provide a link)?:
Will lend to libraries in the U.S. and Canada

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?:
none


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?:
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

Research reports of the Kentucky Transportation Center and its predecessors.

TRB reports

Online Video Lending Library


Catalogs: Please list any online catalogs that you maintain:

Catalog:

Catalog Name:
In-house database

Catalog Type:

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

Is your catalog accessible outside of your organization?:
No

Please provide a link to your catalog:

Staff person name :
Laura Whayne

Staff person title:
Librarian

Staff person phone:
859-257-2155

Staff person email:
lwhayne@engr.uky.edu

Full or Part Time:


Expertise:

Reference
Circulation/ILL
Acquisitions
Collection Development
Cataloging
Database Management
Administration/Management


Languages:




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