Transportation Libraries and Information Centers

NAME:Institute of Transportation Engineers


Date of Last Update:

Name of library or information center:
Institute of Transportation Engineers

Name of parent organization (if applicable):

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

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):
Please call ahead before visiting and materials do not circulate.

Provide a description of your information collection:
Mostly ITE materials on traffic engineering, transportation planning, transit, and ITS. Additional materials on public policy, and legislation. Historical information as well.

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
traffic engineering, transportation planning

# Professional Staff:

# Support Staff :

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:
ITE is developing a web-based database containing bibliographic information on ITE Journal, ITE Annual Meeting and ITE International Conference papers from 1986-1996. This should be available through our website by the end of 1998. ITE has also developed

Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Zach Pleasant


1099 14th Street , Suite 300 West





Mailing Address (if different):

Main phone:
202-289-0222 x 120

Fax Number:

Main email:


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:Professional Association

Detailed Collection Information:

Please estimate the number of items in your information collection:


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

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.):

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?:

What days and hours are library services provided?:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Walk-in: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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):

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 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?:
$5 per article

What fees do you charge for research or other services?:
$5 per article mailed, $10 per article faxed

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

Catalogs: Please list any online catalogs that you maintain:


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:

Staff person name :
Zach Pleasant

Staff person title:
Information Services Manager

Staff person phone:
202-289-0222 x 12

Staff person email:

Full or Part Time: