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Transport Studies

Databases

Find articles relevant to your subject by searching databases.

Look at the guides to get the most from each database.

These databases are available for use by Leeds staff and students both on and off-site within the terms of the license agreements. Off-site users will need to login using their Leeds username and password.

You can also see a complete list of databases for Transport Studies

Key databases

Construction Information Service

Construction Information Service (CIS) allows access to current regulations, construction standards, technical advice and industry news on building, engineering, design and construction processes in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. Search filters allow you to query over 26,000 documents including full text copies of British standards, CIBSE documents, and technical data from more than 500 publishers. This database is updated weekly.

EconLit

Good for economics and related subjects such as accounting, consumer economics, monetary policy, labour economics, marketing, economic theory and planning. It includes essays, research papers, books, dissertations, book reviews and working papers, and it is easy to search by keyword. There are no full text articles on EconLit so you will need to search the Library Catalogue for the journal title to see if we have it. Coverage starts from 1886. This database is updated monthly.

PsycINFO

Contains journal articles, books, dissertations and theses in core psychology disciplines, behavioural sciences and mental health. It covers 1881 to the present day. A current awareness service provides alerts for newly added content. Updated weekly.

Advanced PsychINFO workbook

Scopus

Scopus is a large abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature from more than 18,500 journals and quality web sources, with smart tools to track, analyse and visualize research. Coverage starts from 1823.

Quick start guide to using Scopus

Transport Database

The main database for transport studies, including a combination of three databases: Transportation research information series (research information on all surface transportation modes, air transport, and highway safety); International road research documentation (abstracts on highway research provided by OECD member countries); and TRANSDOC (abstracts of transportation economics literature as well as bibliographic records provided by the International Union of Railways). Coverage starts from 1988.

TRID Database

A database that combines the records from TRB's Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) database and the OECD's Joint Transport Research Centre's International Transport Research Documentation (ITRD) database. TRID provides access to over 900,000 records of transportation research worldwide. There are no full text articles on TRIS so you will need to search the Library Catalogue for the journal title or conference name.

Web of Science

Search for journal articles using three databases; Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index and Arts and Humanities Citation Index. A current awareness service provides citation alerts for newly added journal articles. Each database is updated weekly.

Quick start guide for using Web of Science