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Transportation: Books & eBooks

Browse for Books in the Library

Sometimes browsing the library stacks can help you find books you didn't even know you were looking for. The following are good areas to peruse.

HE 305-311: Urban transportation.

HT165.5-169.9: City planning.

HT330-334: Metropolitan areas.

HT 351-352: Suburban cities and towns.

HT 361-384: Urbanization. City and country.

HT 388: Regional economics. Space in economics.

HT 390-395: Regional planning

Maps of the library are available at the 2nd floor Reference Desk, elevator lobbies, and also online.

eBooks

PSU Library Catalog - Book Search

 
Results include both print and ebooks, available from Portland State Library and the Summit Libraries.

Find Books by Subject

After you find a useful book, scroll down to the "Details" heading to find the book's "Subjects." Here you'll find a list of related subjects that you might consider adding to your search. You can also click on a subject link in the record, e.g. clicking on "Urban transportation" would bring up a list of all the Library's books, journals, etc. on that topic

 

 

Useful Subjects

Here's a list of subjects that might interest you. You might consider using some of them as search terms to see if you get better results.

Subjects in Transportation
City Planning City Traffic Streets
Streets— Design & Construction Traffic Traffic Engineering
Transportation Transportation Engineering Urban Transportation

How to find eBooks in the Library Catalog

We collect eBooks whenever possible. After you execute a search in the Portland State Library catalog, click on the "eBooks" facet to limit your search results to only ebooks.

Screenshot of ebooks facet

 
 
Records for eBooks look like this:
Screenshot of ebook