Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:Mariners' Museum Research Library and Archives

Catalog:
Library

Date of Last Update:
2004-11-26

Name of library or information center:
Mariners' Museum Research Library and Archives

Name of parent organization (if applicable):
Christopher Newport University

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

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):
Visitor registration and archives are closed to the public; Tracing or photographing plans is prohibited

Provide a description of your information collection:
Books, maps, manuscripts, photos, and other items that chronicle maritime history.

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
maritime history, arts, technology, shipbuilding, boatbuilding, vessel design, naval affairs, marine commerce, life at sea

# Professional Staff:
0

# Support Staff :
0

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Jennifer Anielski

Address:

100 Museum Dr. ,

City:
Newport News

State:
VA

Zip:
23606

Country:
USA

Mailing Address (if different):

Main phone:
757- 591-7782; 757-596-2222

Fax Number:
757-591-7310

Main email:
biblio@marinersmuseum.org

Website:
http://www.mariner.org


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:
76000.0

Journal, magazine and newspaper titles (print or digital, current or discontinued):
176.0

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.):
Maps: 5,000

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?:
1930

What days and hours are library services provided?:
9:00 - 5:00, M-Sat

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):
vo3

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?:
Do not loan.

Do you lend through OCLC?:

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

What fees do you charge for lending?:

What fees do you charge for supplying photocopies?:
$0.25 a copy / $0.15 a copy for students

What fees do you charge for research or other services?:
$10 fee for written request for about 45 minutes of research and photocopies of photos and related research materials, to be submitted in writing


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

400,000 photos

50,000 boat plans

800 ships logs, ships registers

Chris Craft Archives, rare book collection, incredible charts, rare manuscripts


Catalogs: Please list any online catalogs that you maintain:

Catalog:

Catalog Name:
vo3

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:
partially (lib catalog online)

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