Sources of Information in Transportation
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United States Sources (including some international):
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Motor Industry Research Association. Automobile Abstracts. Warwickshire, UK: MIRA, monthly. Information available at: 

Monthly electronic journal of abstracts of technical articles from worldwide
automotive literature. Covers all aspects of vehicle design and performance, as
well as fuel, lubricants, materials, production and environmental aspects.  

National Academies of Sciences. Transportation Research Board. Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS). Washington, DC: NAS. Information available at: 

TRIS Online is a transportation-specific bibliographic database. TRIS Online is a comprehensive source of transportation-related citations, abstracts, and some electronic full-text documents. Sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration, the Federal Transit Administration, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and various state Departments of Transportation. 

Society of Automotive Engineers. Global Mobility Database. Warrendale, PA: SAE.  Available on www or CD-ROM.  Information available at: 

Authoritative source of vehicle technology information, containing over 107,000
document summaries.  Offers access to important new technologies, trends, innovations, ideas, and expertise. Contains detailed technical summaries of SAE information and other international sources, including technical papers, standards, regulations, journals, and reports.