Transportation Libraries and Information Centers

NAME:California Technology Transfer Program

Technical Assistance Provider

Date of Last Update:

Name of library or information center:
California Technology Transfer Program

Name of parent organization (if applicable):
University of California, Berkeley

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

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)?:

Describe any special conditions for accessing your resources or services (e.g. by appointment, affiliations required):
Information resources such as online classes and tutorials are free to anyone; our video library and surplus reference material distribution service are available, for free, to employees of California's local, regional, state, and federal transportation agencies.

Provide a description of your information collection:
We partner closely with the Harmer E. Davis Transportation Library, headquartered at the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Berkeley, to deliver information resources to public agency employees in California. The library has one of the most comprehensive collections in the country, and we are pleased to extend access to the library's materials and expert staff to California transportation professionals. The Technology Transfer Program itself maintains a multimedia library, several online training courses and tutorials, a clearinghouse of training opportunities in the state and online, and an expert assistance network where we match transportation professionals with experts who can help them find answers to challenges they face. Tech Transfer also publishes technical reports on pavement technology; produces a quarterly newsletter with emphasis on workforce development, infrastructure management, and safety; and maintains an online database of resources and references for pedestrian and traffic safety.

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
Pavements, Traffic Safety, Pedestrian Safety, Caltrans Local Assistance Program Guidelines

# Professional Staff:

# Support Staff :

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:

Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Laura Melendy


1301 South 46th Street , Building 155





Mailing Address (if different):

Main phone:
(510) 665-3608

Fax Number:
(510) 665-3454

Main email:


Training Services

Do you provide online training courses?

Do you offer in-person 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:
Harmer E. Davis Transportation Library

Organization Type:
Academic/Research Institution

Special Collections

Please list any special collections that you maintain