Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH INFORMATION SERVICES. TRB DATABASES n TRB Publications Index n.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH INFORMATION SERVICES. TRB DATABASES n TRB Publications Index n."— Presentation transcript:

1 TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH INFORMATION SERVICES

2 TRB DATABASES n TRB Publications Index n PATH Database n Research in Progress Database n TRIS

3 TRB PUBLICATIONS INDEX n Index all papers, articles and reports published by TRB from the early 1970s to date n Contains about 22,000 records n Available on the Web n Links to electronic bookstore, out of print order form or full text electronic documents

4 PATH DATABASE n PATH is the largest and most comprehensive collection of bibliographic information on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) n Contains over 20,00 records n Now integrated into TRIS

5 Research in Progress n Over 5700 statements of research projects n Includes records from FHWA, FTA, TRB, State DOTs, Universities, and Canada n Available on the Web n Submittal form available on the Web n New Web based RIP Database being developed under NHRP 20-39(2)

6 TRIS TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH INFORMATION SERVICES

7 TRIS FACTS n Largest and mostcomprehensive database on transportation resource n Contains over half million records of published and on-going transportation research n For over 35 years has been one of the major resources on transportation

8 HIGHLIGHTS TRIS n Now have over 500,000 records n TRIS available on the Web as TRIS Online n PATH integrated into TRIS and available on Dialog, SilverPlatter, and TRIS Online n TRT indexing integrated into TRIS

9 COVERAGE n All modes – Highway – Transit – Railroads – Maritime – Aviation n Various disciplines – Planning – Finance – Design and Construction – Materials – Environmental Issues – Safety and Human Factors – Operations

10 MATERIALS IN TRIS n All of TRB publications and papers n Technical Reports - Federal and State governments n University Research n Association and Organizational publications n Magazine Articles n Conference Proceedings n Monographs

11 Update on Coverage n PATH Database added n Currency is important - no backlog n Conference Proceedings n Expansion of coverage of transportation articles in non-transportation journal coverage

12 TRT Conversion n Only TRT vocabulary is in the Index Term field n There is a Geographic and Identifier field that also is based on the TRT n Terms that were not exact matches to a TRT Term went in the OT (Old Term field and still searchable) n Candidate Terms and Uncontrolled Terms n Indexers use TRT n Files received for TRIS will be converted using the mapping program

13 ACCESS TO TRIS n TRIS is available on the National Transportation Librarys Web site as TRIS Online n ONLINE - Fee Based – SilverPlatter Information (TRANSPORT Database) – Dialog Corporation (File 63)

14 TRIS ON DIALOG n Most complete version of TRIS – Includes RIP, English language material from ITRD and all subfiles n Monthly updates n Dialog allows powerful cross file searching n Dialog now offers subscription rates and well as pay per use

15 TRIS On SilverPlatter n Only published documents - no RIPs n Includes complete ITRD database n Updated quarterly n Offers links to full text journal articles through SilverLinker n Subscription - Web or CD-ROM access

16 TRIS ONLINE n Agreement between TRB and BTS – TRB continues to produce TRIS – TRIS available on the Web through the National Transportation Library n Valued added - links to full text public domain reports or document suppliers

17 TRIS ONLINE n Includes all of TRIS except Research in Progress and ITRD Database n Updated monthly n Currently over 600 full text linked n Plans – Include RIP Database – Advanced Query screen – More links to full text and document suppliers

18 TRIS PLANS n Continue to improve and expand TRIS Online n Integrate TRT in TRIS Online n Integrate new RIP system in TRIS n Development of new production system for TRIS Development


Download ppt "TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH INFORMATION SERVICES. TRB DATABASES n TRB Publications Index n."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google