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Guidelines and Evaluations

RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER, AND DATA ARCHIVING GUIDELINES

FOR THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH CENTER

REVISED SEPTEMBER OF 2016

 

RESEARCH CENTER GUIDELINES

The Research Development, and Technology Transfer and Data Archiving Guidelines for the Wyoming Department of Transportation Research Center include the following chapters:

Section 1:  Administrative 

Chapter 1:  Purpose, Mission Statement, Goals and Guideline Context

Chapter 2:  Stakeholders

Chapter 3:  Research Center Library

Chapter 4:  Annual Work Program Cycle and Requirements

Chapter 5:  Available Funds for Research Projects

Chapter 6:  National and Regional FHWA Pooled Fund Programs and Other National Research Projects

Section 2:  Operating Policies

Chapter 7:  State Planning & Research (SP&R) Administration Process Research, Development, and Technology Interaction

Section 3:  Proposals and Reports

Chapter 8:  Research Project Development Flow Chart

Chapter 9:  Research Problem Statements, and Proposals

Chapter 10:  Research Reports and Formatting

Section 4:  Data Management Plan and MetaData

Chapter 11:  Federal Requirements

Chapter 12:  Data Management Policies for the WYDOT Research Center

Appendices

 

Glossary of Terms

 

NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION LIBRARY PUBLIC ACCESS PLAN GUIDELINES

NTL Executive Summary

How to Comply

Creating a Data Management Plan

Repositorites

Managing Rights - Intellectual Property

Embargo Periods

Training

 

FEDERAL GUIDELINES WHICH SHOULD BE USED WHEN WRITING RESEARCH REPORTS

The Communication Reference Guide (updated April 12, 2012), can be accessed by cutting and pasting the following link:

http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/general/03074/index.cfm.

Section 508 Standards can be found at:  http://www.access-board.gov/guidelines-and-standards/communications-and-it/about-the-section-508-standards.

The Government Printing Office Style Manual can be found at: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/search/pagedetails.action?granuleId=&packageId=GPO-STYLEMANUAL-2008&fromBrowse=true

 

RESEARCH CENTER EVALUATIONS

The Wyoming Department of Transportation Research Center 2014 Self Evaluation (Self Evaluation) is an interim report which provides an update on the Research Center’s progress since the last full program evaluation. This Self Evaluation updates the information found in the Evaluation of WYDOT’s Research Center and Research Program (2008 Evaluation), and the Evaluating Department of Transportation’s Research Program: A Methodology and Case Study (2012 Evaluation;), compares that information to the current status of the Research Center, and provides responses to the recommendations found in the 2008 and 2012 Evaluations. By comparing evaluations, the WYDOT Research Center (Research Center) is hoping to pinpoint its strengths and weaknesses, and better align the research projects funded with the performance measures and WYDOT balanced score card.  Copes of each evaluation can be found by clicking on the report.

Wyoming Department of Transportation Research Center 2016 Self Evaluation

Evaluation of WYDOT’s Research Center and Research Program (2008 Evaluation)

Evaluating Department of Transportation's Research Program

 

DIGITAL OBJECT IDENTIFIERS (DOI)

DOIs are persistent links to a location on the internet.  DOIs are assigned when an article is published and made available to the general public.  

 

ORCID IDENTIFIERS

ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes one author from every other researcher.

 

                                       

 

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