: Libguides offer a platform for gathering and organizing resources for research requests. Some of these guides were created by the ODOT librarian in response to specific requests from within the agency; others were prepared by other transportation librarians - several as a group effort. LibGuides are offered through a subscription negotiated by the FHWA transportation libraries pooled fund study.
information for state employees: This brochure gives basic information on copyright, and what it means specifically for public servants. It also contains information about Creative Commons licenses.
: Integrated database maintained by TRB. It incorporates the records of TRB’s Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS
) Database and the OECD’s Joint Transport Research Centre’s International Transport Research Documentation (ITRD
) Database. Current research projects are listed in addition to published transportation reports and resources.
: The Transportation Research Thesaurus (TRT) is a tool to improve the indexing and retrieval of transportation information. The thesaurus covers all modes and aspects of transportation. The TRT's purpose is to provide a common and consistent language between producers and users of transportation information.
across state DOTs: Custom Google search that allows you to search the websites of all 50 state DOTs and D.C.
- Transportation Meta Search: Combines the DOT search with searches across public transit agencies, university transportation centers, LTAP and TTAP centers, and metropolitan planning organizations.
Oregon State Library State Employee Information Center: Provides access to the State Library catalog, as well as databases and resources aimed at helping state employees do their jobs. Resources include Scopus search engine, Books 24/7 collection of electronic publications, legal databases, and more.
Google Scholar: allows you to search scholarly works, including articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.