Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:Lester Wire Library, Utah Department of Transportation

Catalog:
Library

Date of Last Update:
2009-09-29

Name of library or information center:
Lester Wire Library, Utah Department of Transportation

Name of parent organization (if applicable):
Utah Department of Transportation

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

Is your information center a member of a Transportation Knowledge Network?:
WTKN

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):
just copies for non-employees, no loans

Provide a description of your information collection:
Specialized technical - transportation

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:

# Professional Staff:
1

# Support Staff :
0

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Joni DeMille

Address:

Utah Department of Transportation , 4501 S. 2700 W., 1st Floor

City:
Salt Lake City

State:
UT

Zip:
84114-1650

Country:
USA

Mailing Address (if different):
Box 141650

Main phone:
801-965-4626

Fax Number:
801-965-4420

Main email:
jdemille@utah.gov

Website:
http://www.udot.utah.gov/index.php


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:State DOT


Detailed Collection Information:

Please estimate the number of items in your information collection:

Books/monographs:
20000.0

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

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:
500

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?:
No

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.:

Library Services and Affiliations

In what year was the library first established?:
1978

What days and hours are library services provided?:
7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., M-Th; closed Fridays.

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):
LFWA

What percentage of your collection is cataloged in OCLC with your library’s symbol?:
Approx. 30%

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)?:
Loans only to UDOT employees; loan period is 4 weeks with renewal option; fines begin 11th day item is overdue

What fees do you charge for lending?:
None

What fees do you charge for supplying photocopies?:
Free for a few copies; .10/copy for substantial amounts

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?:
Fund established by a relative of the man the library was named after

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?:

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


Catalogs: Please list any online catalogs that you maintain:

Catalog:

Catalog Name:
InMagic DB/TEXT, Horizon

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?:
Yes

Please provide a link to your catalog:
http://usld.ipac.dynixasp.com/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile=udot#focus

Staff person name :
Joni DeMille

Staff person title:
Research Technology Transfer Technician

Staff person phone:
801-965-4626

Staff person email:
jdemille@utah.gov

Full or Part Time:


Expertise:


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