The Use of TRID and RiP by UTCs

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The Use of TRID and RiP by UTCs

  1. 1. The Use of TRID and RiP by UTCshttp://trid.trb.orghttp://rip.trb.org<br />
  2. 2. January 2010 TRB made TRIS available on TRB’s website.<br />Added functionality searching<br />Varied of formats for printing and downloading search results<br />RSS feeds<br />Share results with Web 2.0 applications<br />Ability to search both RiP and TRIS simultaneously<br />January 2011 TRIS and ITRD combined into new product – TRID the TRIS and ITRD Database<br />New manager of TRB Information Services – Lisa Loyo (lloyo@nas.edu)<br />2<br />Changes to TRIS and RiP<br />TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD INFORMATION SERVICES<br />
  3. 3. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH INFORMATION SERVICES<br />TRID – The TRIS and ITRD Database<br />Combined TRIS and the complete ITRD Database from OECD<br />Multi-lingual database<br />Contains both published and ongoing research<br />Enhanced functionality for searching, printing, downloading, and sharing information<br />Links to full text publications or ordering information when available<br />http://trid.trb.org<br />3<br />
  4. 4. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD INFORMATION SERVICES<br />Why Use TRID and RiP?<br />TRID largest transportation resource<br /> 925,000 records covering all modes and disciplines of transportation<br />Receives about 120,000 visits per month from 200 countries<br />Prevents duplication of research<br />Connects researchers working on similar projects<br />Highlights research being done by your university<br />TRID and RiP used to identify experts for panels<br />Required under UTC contracts<br />4<br />
  5. 5. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD INFORMATION SERVICES<br />Concerns UTC Raised on Using TRID and RiP<br />Joint State DOT and UTC project<br />Project can be labeled as both UTC and State DOT project<br />If State DOT entered the project that agency is the source <br />Research done by two UTCs<br />UTC projects or reports not labeled UTC<br />Always include RITA/UTC as funding source<br />Inability to locate projects and/or reports from UTC Center<br />Redoing master list of UTC centers<br />Deleting project records<br />New privacy rules at the National Academies<br />What to submit to TRID/RiP<br />Peer-reviewed research<br />5<br />
  6. 6. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD INFORMATION SERVICES<br />Submitting UTC Reports to TRID<br />Do not enter records into TRID<br />Records for publications are indexed and abstracted TRB professional indexers and abstractors<br />Submit published reports<br />E-mail link to report posted on your UTC Website to tris-trb@nas.edu<br />E-mail electronic copy of report to tris-trb@nas.edu<br />Send by mail paper or CD of publication to: TRB Information Services, 500 5th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001<br />6<br />
  7. 7. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD INFORMATION SERVICES<br />Submitting Project Records to RiP<br />Enter individual projects records on data entry form (rip.trb.org)<br />Projects reviewed and indexed by TRB indexing staff<br />Submit an electronic file of projects – batch mode submittal<br />Demonstration of data entry system<br />http://rip.trb.org<br />7<br />
  8. 8. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCHINFORMATION SERVICES<br />THANK YOU<br />QUESTIONS?<br />8<br />

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