2014 Annual Meeting September 9-10, 2014, Ann Arbor, MI

We met on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor this past September and sponsored the three regional TKN meetings following our annual meeting. FFY2014 was closed out with business meetings and 2015 preparation, plus special guest presenters to keep our commitment to professional development front and center.

2014 Annual Meeting Agenda 2014
2014 Annual Meeting Minutes

Data Curation, Elaine L. Westbrooks, Associate Librarian for Research, University of Michigan
Connected Vehicle Technology, Francine Romine, UMTRI

2013 Annual Meeting September 18-19, Twin Cities

Our Minnesota members co-hosted the annual meeting this year! The MTKN and WTKN joined us for a joint this year, the sixth time MTKN met with the pooled fund and the first for the WTKN. We closed out FFY2013 and began lining up activities for FFY2014. Several projects were presented for pursuit and we had fantastic guest speakers who have graciously provided their slides below.

2013 Annual Meeting Agenda
2013 Annual Meeting Minutes

Bridge Inspection
— David Hedeen, MnDOT National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) Compliance Engineer
Copyright Check In & Workshop
— Nancy Sims, Copyright Librarian, University of Minnesota Libraries


National Library Week

National Library Week is an annual American Library Association celebration. Libraries of all types are encouraged to use NTL to reach out to patrons and colleagues and showcase the services, expert staff and collections in their libraries. Please click the link above to access our member resources for successful NLW activities and events.

2012 Annual Meeting September 19-20, 2012 – St. Louis

The annual meeting was held in St. Louis, MO and hosted by our lead state. Members of the MTKN joined us and held their annual meeting following the close of the pooled business meeting. We wrapped up FFY2012 and kicked off FFY2013 with loads of great project ideas.

2012 Annual Meeting Agenda
2012 Annual Meeting Minutes

Proving Your Library’s Value: A Toolkit for Transportation Librarians – Preview
Tour of the Gateway Guide-MoDOT’s traffic control center
Special guest: Katrina Stierholz, Assistant VP, Research Division, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis: “Transportation Economics, Information Resources and Federal Reserve Library Consortium”

2011 Annual Meeting   October 19, 2011

We closed FFY2011 with a half-day Web meeting. Highlights included an engaging  discussion about Embedded Information Services from DCLSA President Mary Talley and a demonstration of Knovel, a web-based application integrating technical information with analytical and search tools.

2011 Annual Meeting Agenda
2011 Annual Meeting Minutes

2011 Annual Meeting slides

2011 Year End Report Update with 2012 budget

Value 3.0: Metrics ROI and Embedded Programs
. Mary Talley, 10/19/2011 (PPT slides, 3.9 MB)

2011-2015 Quarterly TAC Meeting Minutes

June 24, 2015, Topic: SLA 2015
March 19, 2015, Topic: Library Transformation: Strategies for Laying Out a Path Forward
December 18, 2014, Topic: New York Library Association Library Innovation Award – Jane Minotti, 2014 Recipient
June 19, 2014, Topic: SLA 2104
March 20, 2014, Topic: Commodity, Catalyst or Change-Agent? Data-Driven Transformations in Research, Education, Business and Society
December 19, 2013, Topic: MnDOT Library Valuation/ROI Study Findings
June 20, 2013
, Topic: SLA 2013
March 21, 2013
, Topic: EBSCO e-books for Engineering (Demo and trial)
December 17, 2012, Topic: Web Scale Discovery
August 2, 2012
, Topic: National TKN Developments, MAP 21, Safety Workshop, Annual Meeting
April 19, 2102, Topic: Research & Issues in Maintenance & Preservation of Infrastructure
January 19, 2012
, Topic: Knovel Q&A with users LTRC and VTRC
June 28, 2011, Topic: Information Mapping
March 31, 2011, Topic: TPF-5(237) Kickoff meeting, general business