Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:New Jersey Department of Transportation Research Library

Catalog:
Library

Date of Last Update:
2009-09-28

Name of library or information center:
New Jersey Department of Transportation Research Library

Name of parent organization (if applicable):
New Jersey Department of Transportation

Title of person to which library or information center director reports:
Manager, Bureau of Research

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):
by appointment

Provide a description of your information collection:
Transportation materials from the Transportation Research Board, federal and state departments of transportation, and from transportation-related professional associations.

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:

# Professional Staff:
2.0

# Support Staff :

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Carol Paszamant

Address:

NJDOT Research Library , 1035 Parkway Ave.

City:
Trenton

State:
NJ

Zip:
08618

Country:
USA

Mailing Address (if different):
P.O. Box 600 Trenton, NJ 08625-0600

Main phone:
609-530-5289

Fax Number:
609-530-2052

Main email:
carol.paszamant@dot.state.nj.us

Website:
http://www.state.nj.us/transportation/refdata/library


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:
300.0

Journal, magazine and newspaper titles (print or digital, current or discontinued):
150.0

Printed technical reports, plans, manuals, standards:
5000.0

Digital documents (e.g. PDF's or e-books):
1000.0

Microfiche/microfilm items:
2

Photographs or image files:
75

Videotapes and CDs:
200.0

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?:
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.:
Through NJ State Library: Ebscohost, Infotrac, OCLC, etc.

Library Services and Affiliations

In what year was the library first established?:
1962

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.:
Selected Recent Acquisitions, Promotional Brochure

OCLC Code (if applicable):
TJQ

What percentage of your collection is cataloged in OCLC with your library’s symbol?:
15%

With which OCLC Groups is your library affiliated?:
TLCAT, LSTR, LVIS

Please list names of other library consortia or networks to which your library belongs:
New Jersey Library Network; branch of the New Jersey State Library; LibraryLinkNJ

Do you offer interlibrary loans?:
Yes

Do you lend through OCLC?:
Yes

What is your lending policy (briefly describe or provide a link)?:
Lend most materials unless Reference/noncirc

What fees do you charge for lending?:
none

What fees do you charge for supplying photocopies?:
None to government and non-profit: otherwise, .75 for pp 1-10, .50 for pp. 11-20, and .25 for pp. 21+

What fees do you charge for research or other services?:
N/A


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?:
State Planning and Research (SPR) funds from Federal Highway Administration

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?:
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

TRB publications

NJDOT publications


Catalogs: Please list any online catalogs that you maintain:

Catalog:

Catalog Name:
NJ State Library catalog

Catalog Type:

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

Is your catalog accessible outside of your organization?:
Yes

Please provide a link to your catalog:
http://www.njstatelib.org/cyberdesk

Staff person name :
Carol Paszamant

Staff person title:
Research Librarian

Staff person phone:
609-530-5289

Staff person email:
carol.paszamant@dot.state.nj.us

Full or Part Time:


Expertise:

Reference
Circulation/ILL
Collection Development
Administration/Management


Languages: