Communication & Transportation

Course #: CS400E

This course guide lists general databases and transportation-specific resources below to help you research the interdisciplinary topic of transportation studies.

General Interdisciplinary and Technology-related Databases

ProQuest Interdisciplinary - Largest collection of interdisciplinary research in our subscription databases

Web of Science - large collection of peer-reviewed journals in arts & humanities, social sciences and natural sciences; emphasis on natural science

Inspec - Comprehensive access to literature in physics, computing, engineering and information technology; journal content includes automotive electronics, automotive engineering, acoustics, industrial engineering

GEOBASE - Multidisciplinary database with a focus on environmental studies and science; indexes many transportation-related journals

Databases for Transportation Research

Emerald Insight- Provides access to journals, ebooks, and case studies, and has a specific transportation focus in its research areas

TRID (Transport Research International Documentation)

"TRID is an integrated database from the US Transportation Research Board that combines the records from TRB’s Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) Database and the OECD’s Joint Transport Research Centre’s International Transport Research Documentation (ITRD) Database"; access more than one million records of transportation research worldwide.

National Technical Reports Library - From the US Dept. of Commerce; includes many reports on road transportation, traffic planning, and general civil engineering

National Academies Press - Publishes reports by the National Academy of Sciences on science and science policy. A large database of reports on Transportation and related subtopics, such as highways, motor carriers, passenger transportation, pedestrians and cyclists, railroads, and societal topics