Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:King County Transportation and Natural Resources Library

Catalog:
Library

Date of Last Update:
2004-11-26

Name of library or information center:
King County Transportation and Natural Resources Library

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?:
Not a TKN Member

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):
Research

Provide a description of your information collection:
Transportation and Natural Resources.

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
Public transit, transportation planning, roads maintenance and engineering, waste water treatment, biosolids, water resources, solid waste.

# Professional Staff:
3

# Support Staff :
1

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
McBride, Anne

Address:

821 Second Avenue, MS 90 ,

City:
Seattle

State:
WA

Zip:
0

Country:
USA

Mailing Address (if different):

Main phone:

Fax Number:

Main email:
anne.mcbride@metrokc.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:Municipal or County Government


Detailed Collection Information:

Please estimate the number of items in your information collection:

Books/monographs:
13000.0

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

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:
CD-Law, Transport, Transportation Research Records 1995 and 1996

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?:

Do you offer your patrons access to commercial (for fee) information databases – either remotely or within your library?:

Please list the major commercial information databases to which your library subscribes.:

Library Services and Affiliations

In what year was the library first established?:
1972

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.:
Checkout (new acquisitions)

OCLC Code (if applicable):
mzt

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

With which OCLC Groups is your library affiliated?:
PACNET (OCLC), WLN

Please list names of other library consortia or networks to which your library belongs:

Do you offer interlibrary loans?:
ALA form, telephone, fax requests only

Do you lend through OCLC?:

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?:
First ten pages free, then 10 cents a page

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?:

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

Do you have access to digitization and OCR hardware/software?:

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

Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle (Metro), 1958 - 1995

Regional Transit Project 1990 - 1993


Catalogs: Please list any online catalogs that you maintain:

Catalog:

Catalog Name:
EOS Manager Series

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?:

Please provide a link to your catalog:
waterquality.metrokc.gov/library/catalog/libcat.htm

Staff person name :
McBride, Anne

Staff person title:
Head Librarian

Staff person phone:
206-684-1132

Staff person email:
anne.mcbride@metrokc.gov

Full or Part Time:


Expertise:


Languages:




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