Services to the U.S. Transportation Knowledge Network

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The Transportation Library is pleased to serve as the facilitating library for the OCLC Group, Libraries Sharing Transportation Resources (LSTR). Following is the text of the LSTR agreement, with a downloadable pdf participant agreement, and a list of current participants by name, OCLC symbol, and state.

 

Libraries Sharing Transportation Resources (LSTR):
An OCLC Group Access Capability (GAC) Group
Participant Agreement
(Revised April 15, 2010)
 
 
The undersigned, entering into an agreement to participate in Libraries Sharing Transportation Resources (LSTR), shall: 
 
  1. Be a transportation library.
  2. Subscribe to OCLC services as either a Governing Member or Member.
  3. Commit to resource sharing with all LSTR members.
  4. Provide loans of all circulating monographic (returnable) items to LSTR members at no charge.
  5. Provide photocopies for a maximum of 50 pages per bibliographic citation to LSTR members at no charge (a cost recovery charge for photocopies exceeding the 50 page limit is permissible and may be determined by the library).
  6. Provide a complete and accurate citation for requested items.
  7. Clearly identify request as being from a LSTR member library.
  8. Understand that LSTR member libraries retain the right to fill or deny requests for any reason and at their discretion.
  9. Only request items from the University of California, Berkeley, Institute of Transportation Studies Library (OCLC symbol CBT) if no other LSTR library has the item.
  10. If you've searched TLCat and the Internet and have not found the item full-text online or a transportation library you can contact directly for the item, you then may request the item through the TRANLIB listserv as a last resort.
  11. Consent to utilizing OCLC Statistics to view LSTR resource sharing activities, i.e. other libraries will be able to see statistics on what you've lent and/or borrowed through LSTR.
This agreement shall remain in force until the undersigned requests a cancellation in writing.
 
Please download and fill in the pdf participant agreement form. Click Submit Form to send to the facilitating library. You may also save it as a pdf and send as an email attachment. Please save or print a copy for your records.
 
Current participants:
 
By name:
 
Institution Name Symbol OCLC Supplier  City State
Alaska Department of Transportation Collection AKDOT  Yes  Fairbanks AK
Arizona Transportation Research Center A3F  Yes  Phoenix AZ
California Department of Transportation CDT  Yes  Sacramento CA
Connecticut Department of Transportation RHT  Yes  Newington CT
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University FER  Yes  Daytona Beach FL
FHWA Research Library FHATR  Yes  Mclean VA
Gellman Research Associates HJZ  No  Jenkintonw PA
Hanson Professional Services, Inc AP5  Yes  Springfield IL
Illinois Department of Transportation Library IZA  Yes  Springfield IL
Iowa Department. of Transportation UIG  Yes  Ames IA
Kansas Department of Transportation KSDOT  Yes  Topeka KS
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Dorothy Peyton Gray Transportation Library and Archive  CRD  Yes  Los Angeles CA
Metropolitan Transit Authority MTX  Yes  Houston TX
Michigan Department of Transportation Library EEV  Yes  Lansing MI
Missouri Dept. of Transportation MODOT  Yes  Jefferson City MO
Mn/DOT Library MDT  Yes  St. Paul MN
Montana Department of Transportation Library DMY  No  Helena MT
New Jersey Department of Transportation Research Library TJQ  Yes  Trenton NJ
New York State Department of Transportation Research Library NY2  Yes  Albany NY
North Carolina Department Transportation NCO  Yes  Raleigh NC
Northwestern University, Transportation Library JCR  Yes  Evanston IL
Ohio Department. of Transportation OHDOT  No  Columbus OH
Oregon Department of Transportation OTT  Yes  Salem OR
PACCAR Tech Center Library PCR  Yes  Mt Vernon WA
Portland Cement Association QK7  Yes  Skokie IL
Puget Sound Regional Council PWG  Yes  Seattle WA
Sound Transit, Information Center T#S  Yes  Seattle WA
State Trans Library of Massachusetts TLB  Yes  Boston MA
Texas A&M University, Sterling C. Evans Library CHICO,TXA  Yes  College Station TX
Transportation Research Board TPO  Yes  Washington DC
U.C. Berkeley, Institute of Transportation Studies Library CBT  Yes  Berkeley CA
University of Michigan, Transportation Research Institute U2T  No  Ann Arbor MI
US Department of Transportation Library TRL  Yes  Washington DC
VDOT Research Library TDG  Yes  Charlottesville VA
Volpe Center (U.S. DOT) TRS  Yes  Cambridge MA
Washington State Department of Transportation Library WDT  Yes  Olympia WA
Wisconsin Department of Transportation WOY  Yes  Madison WI
Wiss, Janney, Elstner & Associates JDC  Yes  Northbrook IL

By OCLC Symbol:

Symbol Institution Name OCLC Supplier  City State
A3F  Arizona Transportation Research Center Yes  Phoenix AZ
AKDOT  Alaska Department of Transportation Collection Yes  Fairbanks AK
AP5  Hanson Professional Services, Inc Yes  Springfield IL
CBT  U.C. Berkeley, Institute of Transportation Studies Library Yes  Berkeley CA
CDT  California Department of Transportation Yes  Sacramento CA
CHICO,TXA  Texas A&M University, Sterling C. Evans Library Yes  College Station TX
CRD  Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Dorothy Peyton Gray Transportation Library and Archive  Yes  Los Angeles CA
DMY  Montana Department of Transportation Library No  Helena MT
EEV  Michigan Department of Transportation Library Yes  Lansing MI
FER  Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Yes  Daytona Beach FL
FHATR  FHWA Research Library Yes  Mclean VA
HJZ  Gellman Research Associates No  Jenkintonw PA
IZA  Illinois Department of Transportation Library Yes  Springfield IL
JCR  Northwestern University, Transportation Library Yes  Evanston IL
JDC  Wiss, Janney, Elstner & Associates Yes  Northbrook IL
KSDOT  Kansas Department of Transportation Yes  Topeka KS
MDT  Mn/DOT Library Yes  St. Paul MN
MODOT  Missouri Dept. of Transportation Yes  Jefferson City MO
MTX  Metropolitan Transit Authority Yes  Houston TX
NCO  North Carolina Department Transportation Yes  Raleigh NC
NY2  New York State Department of Transportation Research Library Yes  Albany NY
OHDOT  Ohio Department. of Transportation No  Columbus OH
OTT  Oregon Department of Transportation Yes  Salem OR
PCR  PACCAR Tech Center Library Yes  Mt Vernon WA
PWG  Puget Sound Regional Council Yes  Seattle WA
QK7  Portland Cement Association Yes  Skokie IL
RHT  Connecticut Department of Transportation Yes  Newington CT
T#S  Sound Transit, Information Center Yes  Seattle WA
TDG  VDOT Research Library Yes  Charlottesville VA
TJQ  New Jersey Department of Transportation Research Library Yes  Trenton NJ
TLB  State Trans Library of Massachusetts Yes  Boston MA
TPO  Transportation Research Board Yes  Washington DC
TRL  US Department of Transportation Library Yes  Washington DC
TRS  Volpe Center (U.S. DOT) Yes  Cambridge MA
U2T  University of Michigan, Transportation Research Institute No  Ann Arbor MI
UIG  Iowa Department. of Transportation Yes  Ames IA
WDT  Washington State Department of Transportation Library Yes  Olympia WA
WOY  Wisconsin Department of Transportation Yes  Madison WI

By state:

State Institution Name Symbol OCLC Supplier  City
Alaska Alaska Department of Transportation Collection AKDOT  Yes  Fairbanks
Arizona Arizona Transportation Research Center A3F  Yes  Phoenix
California U.C. Berkeley, Institute of Transportation Studies Library CBT  Yes  Berkeley
California California Department of Transportation CDT  Yes  Sacramento
California Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Dorothy Peyton Gray Transportation Library and Archive  CRD  Yes  Los Angeles
Connecticut Connecticut Department of Transportation RHT  Yes  Newington
District of Columbia Transportation Research Board TPO  Yes  Washington
District of Columbia US Department of Transportation Library TRL  Yes  Washington
Florida Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University FER  Yes  Daytona Beach
Illinois Hanson Professional Services, Inc AP5  Yes  Springfield
Illinois Illinois Department of Transportation Library IZA  Yes  Springfield
Illinois Northwestern University, Transportation Library JCR  Yes  Evanston
Illinois Wiss, Janney, Elstner & Associates JDC  Yes  Northbrook
Illinois Portland Cement Association QK7  Yes  Skokie
Iowa Iowa Department. of Transportation UIG  Yes  Ames
Kansas Kansas Department of Transportation KSDOT  Yes  Topeka
Massachusetts State Trans Library of Massachusetts TLB  Yes  Boston
Massachusetts Volpe Center (U.S. DOT) TRS  Yes  Cambridge
Michigan Michigan Department of Transportation Library EEV  Yes  Lansing
Michigan University of Michigan, Transportation Research Institute U2T  No  Ann Arbor
Minnesota Mn/DOT Library MDT  Yes  St. Paul
Missouri Missouri Dept. of Transportation MODOT  Yes  Jefferson City
Montana Montana Department of Transportation Library DMY  No  Helena
New Jersey New Jersey Department of Transportation Research Library TJQ  Yes  Trenton
New York New York State Department of Transportation Research Library NY2  Yes  Albany
North Carolina North Carolina Department Transportation NCO  Yes  Raleigh
Ohio Ohio Department. of Transportation OHDOT  No  Columbus
Oregon Oregon Department of Transportation OTT  Yes  Salem
Pennsylvania Gellman Research Associates HJZ  No  Jenkintonw
Texas Texas A&M University, Sterling C. Evans Library CHICO,TXA  Yes  College Station
Texas Metropolitan Transit Authority MTX  Yes  Houston
Virginia FHWA Research Library FHATR  Yes  Mclean
Virginia VDOT Research Library TDG  Yes  Charlottesville
Washington PACCAR Tech Center Library PCR  Yes  Mt Vernon
Washington Puget Sound Regional Council PWG  Yes  Seattle
Washington Sound Transit, Information Center T#S  Yes  Seattle
Washington Washington State Department of Transportation Library WDT  Yes  Olympia
Wisconsin Wisconsin Department of Transportation WOY  Yes  Madison