Transportation libraries

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Northwestern University Transportation Library, a component of the Northwestern University Library, pictured at left

A transportation library is a type of library designed to support the study, research, and dissemination of information related to transportation. A transportation library provides resources related to policy, regulations, operations, and other aspects of transportation. Users of transportation libraries include engineers, city planners, contractors, academic researchers, and the general public.[1] Transportation libraries are located at the federal, state, and local levels of government, as well as at universities and research institutes. Major transportation libraries can be found in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Australia, and Japan.[2]

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  1. ^ Boteler, Jennifer (May–June 2011). "Masters of Information". Public Roads (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Federal Highway Administration) 74 (6): 28–33. OCLC 733951671. Retrieved Aug 9, 2012. 
  2. ^ Dresley, Susan C., ed. (2012). Directory of Transportation Libraries and Information Centers (10th ed.). Washington, D.C.: Research and Innovative Technology Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation. Retrieved Aug 9, 2012. 

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