About CTR Library
CTR Library contains all reports published by the Center and serves as an official repository of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Research Program. The entire collection also contains 17,000+ titles of other transportation-related research from different agencies (FHWA, AASHTO, TRB, state-level transportation agencies, City of Austin, SWUTC, and more). The total collection consists of more than 30,000 print volumes; full-text links are provided for nearly 50 percent of the collection.
8:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. and 1:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday*
- Address: 1616 Guadalupe, Suite 4.202
(map to CTR)
- UT Campus Mail: D9300 (attn: Library)
- Phone: 512-232-3126
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- AOL AIM Chat: ctrlibrary
- Google Talk: email@example.com
* The Center follows The University of Texas holiday schedule and will be closed on those days.
Library services are available without charge.
Reference service: We have subscription access to many highly regarded research databases and strive to stay informed about transportation research and library technologies. If we don't have the resources that will best answer your question, we'll find someone who does.
Literature searches: Save time by letting our skilled, experienced staff efficiently search a variety of research databases for the literature that is most useful to your project. We are happy to provide instruction to students who need to complete their own literature searches.
Lending: Materials circulation is limited to current TxDOT employees, CAMPO staff, and UT faculty, staff, and students. Other libraries may contact the Library Manager regarding Interlibrary Loans.
Research Alert: A monthly blog by our Library Manager highlights new research tools on a variety of topics; it is geared towards researchers.
Research Digest: Our monthly digest highlights new electronic publications from TxDOT, TRB, the SWUTC, and other states' DOTs on a rotating basis; it is geared towards TxDOT engineers and researchers.
Transportation News Aggregator: This news aggregator highlights web feeds that keep you informed daily about federal, state, and local transportation issues.
New Publications Alerts: RSS feed options will keep you up-to-date on the newest print and electronic publications added to the CTR Library.
Digitization of TxDOT Research Publications: The library has digitized over 1,500 archived reports from TxDOT research and hosts the PDFs to provide online access to researchers around the world.
EID-access computer: One computer is available to allow guest access to the UT institutional subscriptions to electronic journals and databases. EID required.
See the Library Services FAQ page for more information.