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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

New Database

"This database provides detailed abstracts and indexing of the hundreds of environmental impact statements issued each year by the federal government. EIS extracts the key issues from complex government-released environmental impact statements, converting massive documents into concise, readable abstracts."– Publisher

The Transportation Library holds most of the EISs found in this database. To locate them, use the EIS search tab in NUsearch (instead of using the "Find it at NU" button within the database). Utilize keywords from the EIS title as you search. If you need assistance, please contact the Transportation Library

New electronic Journals

Northwestern's collection of e-Resources now includes:

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