The Transportation Library Connectivity and Development Pooled Fund Study (TPF) is a grassroots effort by librarians and information professionals with multiple state departments of transportation two university transportation centers. Some of our member libraries’s profiles are found in our site visit reports.

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In 2005, contributing members pooled their talents, energy and resources as part of the TPF-5(105) Pooled Fund Study. This study ended in 2010 but work remained to be done. In turn, a new Pooled Fund Study – TPF-5(237) – was created. Our quarterly reports of progress can be found here. Visit our image gallery for pictures and graphics.

This project provides two full-time consultant to offer technical assistance to member libraries and carries out an annual work plan aimed at improving information access.

How to Participate

All transportation organizations are welcome: State DOTs, University Transportation Centers, consulting engineering companies, contractor associations, etc… State DOTs may use 100% SP&R federal funds to contribute to the study.

To make your financial commitment visit the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Pooled Fund website or contact renee.mchenry@sos.mo.gov.

Have specific questions about the study? Do you need support? The Consulting Librarian is available to answer you during normal working hours. Just use shoot her an e-mail at msacco@hsinfocus.com or call (202) 657-6650.