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Conducting Transportation Research Remotely: Getting Started

Library Services Updated for COVID-19

This guide contains resources related to conducting transportation remotely: databases, government resources, and information on library services that can be accessed by Northwestern students, faculty, and staff working off campus. Please contact me directly for help finding resources, using library materials, or with any questions related to your transportation research.

The information in this section is current as of May 2021. Please note that information on services and resources may change due to the current state of flux of current circumstances. Be sure to check the Libraries' COVID-19 page for the latest information.


Start Your Research Here

Research on Transportation and Pandemics

Your Librarian

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Rachel Cole
Northwestern University
Transportation Library
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Transportation Library

The Transportation Library supports the students and faculty of the Transportation Center and the Center for Public Safety. Containing more than 500,000 items, we are one of the largest transportation information centers in the world, encompassing information on all modes of transportation including air, rail, highway, pipeline, water, urban transport, and logistics.

We are here to help with your research including during this time of remote work. Please contact us with any questions.

Make An Appointment

The Transportation Library staff is here to serve the information needs of the Northwestern University community with individual research appointments and user education for classes. Contact us to schedule an appointment via Zoom or telephone.

NU Transportation Center Virtual Roundtables