Library Services

This section contains key resources to help you find transportation-related research.

CTS library staff also provide assistance in obtaining CTS publications, as well as research from other sources. Research assistance is available to CTS and University students, faculty, and staff and to employees of public transportation agencies. Limited service is available to the general public.

Please contact or 612-626-8753 to request assistance.

CTS Library at a glance

Brief History: CTS was established by the legislature in 1987. Library services were established in 1995.

Staffing: Marilee Tuite, Library and Information Services Manager

Catalog: CTS library holdings are found in MnDOT library's catalog.

Affiliations: Minnesota Transportation Libraries, National Transportation Knowledge Network

Digital Collection

CTS research reports, annual reports, Catalyst newsletter, and publications arranged by CTS program are available full-text in the University Digital Conservancy (UDC).



This database of transportation-related reports and journal articles has over 1,000,000 records, some of which provide access to full text. Produced by the Transportation Research Board.

TRB Research in Progress (RiP)

RiP database provides information on current research being conducted by state DOTs and universities.

TRR Journal Online (U of M only)

University of Minnesota faculty, students, and staff have online access to the Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board (TRR Journal). Includes papers from 1996 to the present. If you need assistance, contact CTS Library Services at 612-626-8753.

U of M Science and Engineering Databases (U of M only)

This page provides quick links to TRANSPORT and Web of Science. These subscription databases are available to University of Minnesota faculty, students and staff.

Additional Resources