Research Resources

Looking for articles about a certain topic in transportation? Your best bet is to start with the TRID database. TRID is the most comprehensive database for transportation research. It contains articles and papers from peer-reviewed journals, conference proceedings, technical reports, and more.

You can also use our research guides for topics like:

To access licensed library resources off campus, use the VPN or EZproxy to connect to library resources. Here is the guide to use those tools. If you a link to the full-text of the article isn't available through the database directly, try the UC-eLinks button, or Google Scholar.

To find books, conference proceedings, and journals, search the library's catalog, OskiCat.

If you can't find a book you want, use Melvyl, the catalog for all of the libraries in the University of California system as well as other libraries world wide.

For general research assistance, please contact the reference desk either by email (, or in person during normal operating hours. 

For specific research assistance, please contact the Librarian, Kendra K. Levine ( or set up an appointment.