Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:Pius XII Memorial Library, St. Louis University

Catalog:
Library

Date of Last Update:
2004-11-26

Name of library or information center:
Pius XII Memorial Library, St. Louis University

Name of parent organization (if applicable):
St. Louis University

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):
Identification is required for access to items other than those in the Government Document collection.

Provide a description of your information collection:
Holdings include NACA documents, NASA documents, ICAO documents, aviation journals and monographs

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
Aviation

# Professional Staff:
4

# Support Staff :
0

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Frances Benham

Address:

3650 Lindell Blvd. ,

City:
St. Louis

State:
MO

Zip:
63108

Country:
USA

Mailing Address (if different):

Main phone:
314-977-3580

Fax Number:
314-977-3108

Main email:
benham@slu.edu

Website:
http://libraries.slu.edu/about/pius.html


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:
952163.0

Journal, magazine and newspaper titles (print or digital, current or discontinued):
6245.0

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:
extensive list

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?:
1818

What days and hours are library services provided?:

If your library produces an online newsletter or other form of outreach publication, please provide a link or enter the name of the publication.:
Mmanuscripta

OCLC Code (if applicable):
XII

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

With which OCLC Groups is your library affiliated?:
OCLC, MERLIN, MLNC

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

Do you offer interlibrary loans?:
Use is limited to students, faculty, and staff of the Frost Campus of Saint Louis University, with exceptions made for individuals from other Saint Louis University campuses taking classes at the Frost Campus

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?:
Fees are equal to what the lending library charges Pius XII Memorial Library

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?:

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

Archives of Park College, the first federally chartered school of aviation in the United States


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):

Is your catalog accessible outside of your organization?:

Please provide a link to your catalog:
laurel.lso.missouri.edu

Staff person name :
Frances Benham

Staff person title:
University Librarian

Staff person phone:
314-977-3100

Staff person email:
benham@slu.edu

Full or Part Time:


Expertise:


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