Ken—the minutes attachment didn’t come through, at least on my
David M. Jared, P.E.
Research Engineer & Library Supervisor
DOT/Office of Materials & Research
Kennedy Drive, Forest Park, GA 30297-2534
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etkn-forum-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:etkn-forum-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Winter, Kenneth A.
Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2011 12:13 PM
To: Eastern Transportation Knowledge Network
Subject: [etkn-forum] More About "LIST"
It was great to be able to
participate in today’s ETKN conference call, something I’ve not been able to do
much recently due to a standing conflict with the scheduled time and many
I thought it might be a good
idea for me to provide you with some information about “LIST” the TRB committee
I chair, and which Sandy Brady, Lynn Matis and others of you have been involved
in, both as friends and as members. LIST stands for “Library and Information
Science for Transportation.” The committee is 12 years old and I believe
it has greatly elevated the status of transportation libraries at TRB and
within the research sector.
Here’s our scope: This
committee serves as a forum for transportation librarians and the
transportation research community on developments in information science and
their applicability to transportation. The committee facilitates diffusion of
national library and information science innovations throughout the
transportation community by monitoring the use of new resources and tools in
the transportation arena, defining critical research and training issues
relating to their implementation, and promoting the benefits of these
You can find more complete
information here: http://www.trb.org/CommitteeandPanels/OnlineDirectory.aspx#DetailsType=Committee&ID=2082
More on getting involved with
Standing Committees is here: http://www.trb.org/GetInvolvedwithTRB/Public/GetInvolvedCommittees.aspx
including this member’s guide which goes into detail: http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/dva/memberguide.pdf
I’m attaching the minutes
from our last meeting, at the TRB Annual meeting in January as well.
There was great energy in that room and I was really excited by the
brainstorming that went on.
I expect we will have a
conference call in March and if any of you are interested in sitting in as
“lurkers” please get in touch with me.
Director of Library and Information Services
VDOT Research Library
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