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Transportation Library

The Transportation Library was founded in 1958 to support the curricula and research programs of the Transportation Center and the Center for Public Safety. Containing more than 500,000 items, the Transportation Library of Northwestern University is one of the largest transportation information centers in the world, encompassing information on all transportation modalities, including: air, rail, highway, pipeline, water, urban transport and logistics. It includes significant collections on law enforcement, police management and traffic enforcement. Its collection of environmental impact statements is one of the most complete in the world.

New and Notable

Conference Proceedings

Proceedings of the International Airfield and Highway Pavements Conference 2015, held in Miami, Florida, June 7-10, 2015. Sponsored by the Transportation & Development Institute of ASCE.

Transportation Research Board to digitize publications

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) Library is in the process of digitizing all pre-1996 issues of Transportation Research Record and Highway Research Record, as well as all pre-2000 TRB reports and other series that have not previously been available online. The most up-to-date list of volumes that have been digitized is available on the TRB Library home page and will be updated periodically:

Links to the full-text PDF of individual papers and reports are provided through the appropriate records in TRID 

New e-Journal

The Libraries recently added Econometrics and Statistics, an e-journal which includes research on the use of statistics in transportation and traffic studies. It is the official journal of the networks Computational and Financial Econometrics and Computational and Methodological Statistics. It publishes research papers in all aspects of econometrics and statistics and comprises of the two sections Part A: Econometrics and Part B: Statistics.

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