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 NUTranLit , a web based periodical index of transportation and law enforcement articles and conference proceedings.
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
The Transportation Library is pleased to announce our new Twitter  and Instagram  accounts. We are developing new opportunities to connect with Northwestern University students and faculty as well as the transportation community worldwide. Those interested in following us on social media can look forward to regular updates on library activities and transportation news, as well as a showcase for our unique and varied collections.