The Transportation Library was founded in 1958 to support the curricula and research programs of the Transportation Center  and the Center for Public Safety  of Northwestern University, including the School of Police Staff and Command.
Containing over 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 a significant collection on law enforcement, police management and traffic enforcement. Its collection of environmental impact statements is one of the most complete in the world.
The Transportation Library's staff produce TRANweb , a web based periodical index of transportation and law enforcement articles and conference proceedin
Researchers from around the world, in the fields of transportation, law enforcement and environmental impact assessment are encouraged to use the Transportation Library in accordance with our policies and procedures .
For more information on the Transportation Library, please refer to our brochure .
NEW AND NOTABLE: New E-Resources at Northwestern: Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Urban design and planning  publishes refereed papers and short articles addressing the design and planning of the built environment, emphasizing the interfaces between urban policy, design, construction and management. Big data research.
The journal Big data research  aims to promote and communicate advances in big data research by providing a fast and high quality forum for researchers, practitioners and policy makers from the very many different communities working on, and with, this topic.