Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:New York State Department of Transportation, Transportation Research and Development Bureau Library

Catalog:
Library

Date of Last Update:
2009-09-14

Name of library or information center:
New York State Department of Transportation, Transportation Research and Development Bureau Library

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

Title of person to which library or information center director reports:
Director, Research and Development Bureau

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)?:
No

Describe any special conditions for accessing your resources or services (e.g. by appointment, affiliations required):
Materials only loaned to Department employees and TKN members.

Provide a description of your information collection:
Library serves the entire Department of Transportation including 12 regional offices around the state.

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
Research reports, Large TRB and AASHTO Collection.

# Professional Staff:
1

# Support Staff :
0

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Jane Minotti

Address:

50 Wolf Road, POD 34 ,

City:
Albany

State:
NY

Zip:
12232

Country:
USA

Mailing Address (if different):

Main phone:
518-485-2077

Fax Number:
518-457-7535

Main email:
jminotti@dot.state.ny.us

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:State DOT


Detailed Collection Information:

Please estimate the number of items in your information collection:

Books/monographs:
12000.0

Journal, magazine and newspaper titles (print or digital, current or discontinued):
50.0

Printed technical reports, plans, manuals, standards:

Digital documents (e.g. PDF's or e-books):
50

Microfiche/microfilm items:

Photographs or image files:

Videotapes and CDs:
50

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.:
Dialog NYS Library NovelNY

Library Services and Affiliations

In what year was the library first established?:
1989

What days and hours are library services provided?:
8:00 - 4:00, 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.:
"Connections"

OCLC Code (if applicable):
NY2

What percentage of your collection is cataloged in OCLC with your library’s symbol?:
65%

With which OCLC Groups is your library affiliated?:
NYLINK

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?:
Yes

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

What fees do you charge for lending?:
none

What fees do you charge for supplying photocopies?:
No Photocopying service available.

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?:
Research & Development Bureau

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?:
Yes

What specialized software do you have access to? (e.g. web publishing, desktop publishing, multimedia):
web publishing desktop publishing


Special Collections

Please list any special collections that you maintain

TRB materials back to 1920's.

NYS DOT Research Reports


Catalogs: Please list any online catalogs that you maintain:

Catalog:

Catalog Name:

Catalog Type:

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

Is your catalog accessible outside of your organization?:
No

Please provide a link to your catalog:
none

Staff person name :
Jane Minotti

Staff person title:
Librarian

Staff person phone:
518-485-2077

Staff person email:
jminotti@dot.state.ny.us

Full or Part Time:


Expertise:

Reference
Circulation/ILL


Languages:




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