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Compiled by John Gallwey
Institute of Transportation Studies
University of California, Berkeley

AASHTO Journal Weekly Transportation Report.  Washington, D.C.: American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. Also available from: http://news.transportation.org/journal.aspx; Accessed October 2007.

Weekly overview of transportation issues.

AASHTO Regs Report. Washington, D.C.: American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. Weekly. Also available from:
http://news.transportation.org/regs_report.aspx; Accessed October 2007.

Also known as the AASHTO Regulatory Monitor, this is a weekly report on new and revised transportation regulations.

ACI Materials Journal. Detroit, Mich.: American Concrete Institute, 1987- . Bimonthly. ISSN: 0889-325X

Contains articles on the properties of materials used in concrete; research on materials and concrete; properties, use, and handling of concrete; and related ACI standards and committee reports. Article abstracts are available through a searchable database accessible at the ACI website at: http://www.concrete.org/PUBS/JOURNALS/ABSTRACTSEARCH.ASP (accessed October 2007).

ACI Structural Journal. Detroit, Mich.: American Concrete Institute, 1987- . Bimonthly. ISSN: 0889-3241

Contains articles on structural design and analysis of concrete elements and structures; research related to concrete elements and structures; design and analysis theory; and related ACI standards and committee reports. Article abstracts are available through a searchable database accessible through the ACI website at: http://www.concrete.org/PUBS/JOURNALS/ABSTRACTSEARCH.ASP (accessed October 2007).

APWA Reporter. Kansas City, MO: American PublicWorks Association, 1962- . Monthly. ISSN: 0092-4873. Also available from: http://www.apwa.net/Publications/Reporter/ReporterOnline; Accessed October 2007.

Features short news articles and current information on streets, roads, drainage, waste management and other public works.

Arizona Highways. Phoenix: Arizona Highway Department, 1921-. Monthly. ISSN: 0004-1521. Also available online at: http://www.arizonahighways.com; Accessed October 2007.

ARTBA Washington Newsline. Washington, D.C.: American Road & Transportation Builders Association. Weekly. Also available from: http://www.artba.org; Accessed October 2007.

ARTBA represents the U.S. transportation construction industry. ARTBA Washington Newsline is available only on the Internet.  ARTBA membership is necessary to access the website.

Asphalt. Lexington, Ky.: Asphalt Institute, 1987- . Quarterly.  ISSN: 1043-0962. Also available from: http://www.asphaltmagazine.com; Accessed October 2007.

Features short technical briefs and news articles. The Asphalt Institute is a U.S. based association of international petroleum asphalt producers, manufacturers, and affiliated businesses. Its stated mission is to promote the use, benefits and quality performance of petroleum asphalt, through engineering, research and educational activities and through the resolution of issues affecting the industry.

The Asphalt Contractor: Paving America. Independence, Mo.: Asphalt Contractor Pub. Co. Bimonthly. ISSN: 1055-9205. Also available from: http://www.asphalt.com; Accessed October 2007.

Short technical and news articles. Intended for asphalt plant owners, asphalt contractors and pavement maintenance firms in the U.S. and Canada.

Australian Journal of Civil Engineering. Crows Nest, N.S.W.: Engineers Media, 2003- . Annual. ISSN: 1448-8353.

Produced by the Institute of Engineers, Australia. Commenced publication in 2003, replacing Australian Civil Engineering Transactions. Contains scientific research papers dealing with civil engineering projects and research.  Full-text papers can be viewed at the Knowledge section of the Member Zone at: www.engineersaustralia.org.au (accessed October 2007).

Automotive Engineering International. Warrendale, Pa.: Society of Automotive Engineers, 1998- . Monthly. ISSN: 1543-849X. Also available from: http://www.sae.org/automag; Accessed October 2007.

Contains short news stories and longer technical articles, focusing on the latest developments in automobile design. Also includes product briefings and information on automotive electronics. Current issue is available free on the Web; selected articles from recent issues also available online.

Automotive News. Detroit, Mich.: Crain Communications, Inc, 1938- . Weekly. ISSN: 0005-1551. Also available from: http://www.automotivenews.com; Accessed October 2007.

Current motor vehicle industry news, with a decidedly Detroit slant. Slick, full-color newspaper format. Latest issues available on the Web. An annual Market Data Book is published in conjunction with Automotive News.

Autostrade. Rome: Concessioni e Costruzioni Autostrade S.p.A., 1959- . Monthly. ISSN: 0005-1756.

Italian-language j ournal dealing with all aspects of  freeway construction, maintenance and management.  Tables of contents for current and recent issues are available at http://www5.autostrade.it/rivista_it (accessed October 2007).

Better Roads. Des Plaines, Ill.: James International Media, 1931- . Monthly. ISSN: 0006-0208. Also available from: http://www.BetterRoads.com; Accessed October 2007.

Subtitled “for the government/contractor project team,” this serves the information needs of governmental and construction contractors involved in federal, state, county, city and township highway, road and bridge construction, winter maintenance, roadside and vegetation management and other highway-related projects. Features short articles, buyers’ guides, product information, etc. Online version includes an archive of articles back to 1998.

Bicycling. Emmaus, Pa.: Rodale Press, 1968- . 11 issues per year. ISSN: 0006-2073. Also available online at: http://www.bicycling.com; Accessed October 2007.

General interest magazine focusing on road and off-road bicycling.

Boletín de Vías y Transportes. Manizales, Colombia: Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Manizales, 199- . ISSN: 0120-2251.

Colombian journal of highway and transportation engineering. Spanish language.

Bridge Design & Engineering. London: Hemming Information Services, 1995- . Quarterly. ISSN: 1359-7493. Also available from: http://www.bridgeweb.com; Accessed October 2007.

Covers  bridge design, construction and management worldwide. Features short news articles. Also available on CD-ROM since 2004.  Portions of the current issue are available on the Web.

Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1998- . Quarterly. ISSN: 1435-9529.

Journal of the International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment. Topics dealt with include the mechanical properties of earth materials used in construction; the mechanical properties of soil and rock; stability analysis of engineering works and earth masses; and improvement of the environmental condition of terrain. Abstracts for issues since January 1998 are available for online viewing at the Springer website (Accessed March 2006). Full-text articles can be viewed online by subscribers.

Bulletin des Laboratoires des Ponts et Chaussées. Paris: Laboratoire central des ponts et chaussées, 1996- . Bimonthly. ISSN: 1269-1496.

Leading French journal on road and bridge engineering. Online access and subscription information is available at http://www.lcpc.fr/en/sources/blpc/index.dml (accessed October 2007).

Busline. Arcola, Ill.: Rankin Publishing. Bimonthly.

Covers issues in the motorcoach and transit vehicle industries. Intended for management personnel, tour bus shuttle company executives, transit bus executives, and owners and purchasing agents in the industry. Issued in cooperation with the American Bus Association, United Motorcoach Association and American Public Transit Association. The table of contents for the current issue with Information on subscription can be found at http://www.rankinpublishing.com/buslinehome.html (accessed October 2007).

Bus Ride. Phoenix, Ariz.: Friendship Publications, Inc. 10 issues per year. ISSN: 0192-8902. Also available from: http://www.busride.com; Accessed October 2007.

Trade magazine of the bus, transit and motorcoach industry. Features short news stories, profiles of bus companies, transit systems and manufacturers, reports on the latest equipment and short technical articles. Intended audience: bus fleet managers and administrators. Latest issue available on the Web.

Canadian Consulting Engineer. Don Mills, Ont.: McLean, 1959- . Monthly.  ISSN: 0008-3267. Also available online at: http://www.canadianconsultingengineer.com/; Accessed October 2007.

Journal of the Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada,  serving Canadian professional engineers in private practice within mechanical, electrical, structural and civil engineering. The only Canadian business publication written exclusively for consulting engineers.

Canadian Geotechnical Journal / Revue Canadienne de Géotechnique. Ottawa, Ont.: NRC Research Press, 1963- . Bimonthly.  ISSN: 0008-3674

Scholarly journal noted for its articles on engineering practice related to foundations, excavations, soil properties, dams, and slopes. It offers extensive articles on new developments in geohydrology, rock engineering, geochemistry, waste management and hazardous materials transportation, frozen soil, ice and snow, offshore soils, and geostatistics. NRC Research Press is a part of the National Research Council of Canada and also of the Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information.  A sample issue and subscription information can be found at the NRC Research Press website (http://pubs.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca; accessed October 2007).

Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering / Révue Canadienne de Génie Civil. Ottawa, Ont.: NRC Press, 1974- . Quarterly. ISSN: 0315-1468

Official publication of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering. Publishes articles in the engineering fields of structure, construction, mechanics, materials, transportation, computer applications, hydrotechnical and environmental engineering. NRC Research Press is a part of the National Research Council of Canada and also of the Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information. Subscription information can be found at the NRC Research Press website (http://pubs.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca; accessed October 2007).

Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences. Ottawa, Ont.: NRC Press, 1964- . Monthly. ISSN: 0008-4077.

Covers research in geophysics, economic geology, paleontology, biostratigraphy, Quaternary geoscience, structural geology, tectonics, sedimentology, mineralogy, petrology, geochemistry, stratigraphy, and glacial geology. Subscription information can be found at the NRC Research Press website (http://pubs.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca; accessed October 2007).

Cement and Concrete Composites. Barking, UK: Elsevier Science, 1990- . Ten issues per year. ISSN: 0958-9465.

Reports current developments in cement-concrete composites technology and in the production, use and performance of cement-based construction materials in general. Each year the journal publishes several special issues focusing on topical themes. Subscription and registration are required for Web access (see: http://www.sciencedirect.com; accessed October 2007).

Cement and Concrete Research. Oxford: Pergamon, 1971- . Monthly. ISSN: 0008-8846

Publishes reviews, original papers and rapid communications in the field of cement, cement composites, concrete and other allied materials that incorporate cement. Also publishes selected conference papers. Subscription and registration are required for Web access (see: http://www.sciencedirect.com; (accessed October 2007).

Civil Engineering. New York: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1983- . Monthly.  ISSN: 0885-7024.

Official publication of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Includes feature articles on current engineering projects, brief news items, information on new products and book reviews. Selected feature articles from the current issues and issues from the previous two years are freely available online at: http://www.pubs.asce.org/ceonline/newce.html (accessed October 2007). Access to the complete version online is available by subscription.

Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. Amsterdam: North-Holland, 1972- . Biweekly. ISSN: 0045-7825.

Covers all types of computational methods for simulation in the analysis and design of engineering products and systems. For details of subscription and registration required for Web access see http://www.sciencedirect.com (accessed October 2007).

Computers & Structures. Elmsford, N.Y.: Pergamon Press, 1971- . Frequency varies.  ISSN: 0045-7949.

Focuses on the development and use of computer methods for the solution of scientific and engineering problems related to hydrospace, aerospace and terrestrial structures. The word structures is interpreted in the broadest sense. Intended audience: structural engineers, materials technologists, computer scientists, mechanical, civil and construction engineers. Subscription and registration are required for Web access (see: http://www.sciencedirect.com)

Concrete Engineering International. Farnham, England: Palladian Publications, 1997- . Bimonthly. ISSN: 1460-5856

Short technical articles, news and information on new products and services.

Concrete International: Design & Construction. Detroit, Mich.: American Concrete Institute, 1979- . Monthly. ISSN: 0162-4075

Official journal of the American Concrete Institute. Features short technical articles, news and information on new materials and products. Abstracts of selected articles from the current issue are available at the journal’s website: www.concreteinternational.com; accessed October 2007).  Access to the full journal online is available by subscription.

Concrete Library International. Tokyo: Japan Society of Civil Engineers, 1983- . Semiannual. Also available on CD-ROM

C-SHRP Technical Briefs. Ottawa, Ont.: Transportation Association of Canada. Irregular.  Also available from: http://www.cshrp.org/english/tech_briefs.html; Accessed October 2007.

Highlights SHRP products or results of C-SHRP's complementary research program. The briefs summarize technical reports and where appropriate, update the status of research, product development or field applications since the publication of the reports. Information on product status in Canada is provided where available.

Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics. Chichester, England: Wiley, 1972- . Monthly. ISSN: 0098-8847. 

Contains articles for both researchers and practitioners in the field of earthquake engineering.  Online access is by subscription. Web issues available back to January 1996.

ENR. New York, N.Y.: McGraw-Hill, 1987- . Weekly. ISSN: 0891-9526.  Also available from: http://www.enr.com; Accessed October 2007.

Formerly (and still sub-titled) Engineering News-Record. Includes brief news articles on current construction projects. Annual and quarterly construction cost information is also provided. Primary focus is U.S., with some international coverage. A selection of current articles are available online for free.

European Journal of Soil Science. Oxford: Published by Blackwell Scientific Publications and the British Society of Soil Science, 1994- . Bimonthly. ISSN: 1351-0754.

Also available online by subscription through OCLC FirstSearch (http://firstsearch.oclc.org) and through Blackwell Synergy (http://www.blackwell-synergy.com). Both sites accessed October 2007.

Fly Ash, Silica Fume, Slag, and Natural Pozzolans in Concrete: Proceedings, ... International Conference. Detroit, Mich.: American Concrete Institute, 1986- .  Triennial (every three years).

Geophysical Journal International. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific, 1989- . Monthly. ISSN: 0956-540X

One of the world's leading primary research journals in geophysics,
produced by the Royal Astronomical Society, the Deutsche Geophysikalische Gesellschaft, and the European Geophysical Society. Further information and subscription details are available at http://www.blackwell-science.com/products/journals/gji.htm (accessed October 2007).

Geospatial Solutions. Duluth, Minn.: Advanstar Communications, 2000-  . Monthly. ISSN: 1529-7403. Also available from: http://www.geospatial-online.com; Accessed October 2007.

Formerly titled Geo Info Systems. Focuses on Geographic Information Systems. Contains short news stories, market developments, technical briefs and tutorials. Recent issues available online.

Geosynthetics. Roseville, Minn.: Industrial Fabrics Association International, 2006- . Bimonthly.

Formerly published as Geotechnical Fabrics Report (1983-2006).  Intended for civil engineers, landscape architects, contractors and others interested in utilizing geosynthetics. Features latest news and development techniques in geotextiles  and erosion-control products.

Geosynthetics International. Roseville, Minn.: Industrial Fabrics Association International, 1994- . Bimonthly. ISSN: 1072-6349.  Also available from: http://www.ifai.com; Accessed October 2007.

Endorsed by the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS). Intended for individuals involved in the research, design, testing and specifications of geosynthetics.  Covers all aspects of materials, research, behavioral research and applications technology relating to geosynthetics. Archived issues back to 1998 available on the Web.

Geotechnical Engineering. Bangkok: Southeast Asian Society of Soil Engineering, 1970- . Semimonthly (twice a month). ISSN: 0046-5828

Geotechnical Testing Journal. Philadelphia, Pa.: American Society for Testing and Materials, 1978-. Quarterly. ISSN: 0149-6115. Also available from: http://journalsip.astm.org/gtj

Focuses on new developments in soil and rock testing and related fields. All papers are peer-reviewed. Subscription is needed to access the online version.

Géotechnique. London: Thomas Telford for the Institution of Civil Engineers, 1949- . Monthly. ISSN: 0016-8505.

Peer-reviewed journal containing research papers and technical notes in English or French on soil and rock mechanics, engineering geology and environmental geotechnics. Summaries of current issue as well as abstracts from earlier issues available on the Web; full text available online by subscription. For online subscription information see the Thomas Telford webpage (http://www.thomastelford.com/journals; accessed October 2007).

Geotextiles and Geomembranes: an official journal of the International Geotextile Society. Oxford: Elsevier Science, 1984- . 8 issues per year. ISSN: 0266-1144.

Peer-reviewed technical papers covering research, design, construction, applications and case studies. Intended for geotechnical, civil and structural engineers, and engineering geologists. Tables of contents back to 1996 available on the Elsevier website (http://www.sciencedirect.com; accessed October 2007).

GPS World.  Duluth, Minn.: Questex Media Group, 1990- . Monthly. ISSN: 1048-5104. Also available from: http://www.gpsworld.com/gpsworld; Accessed October 2007.

News of development and applications of global positioning system technology. The coverage offered by the Web version has expanded greatly over the past five years, and in early 2006 was set to grow further with the addition of Web-only content.

Ground Improvement. London: Telford, 1997- . Quarterly. ISSN: 1365-781X.

Produced by the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. Intended for engineers, contractors and researchers involved in  development, design, construction, and quality control of ground improvement across a wide range of civil and environmental engineering. For online subscription information see the Thomas Telford webpage (http://www.thomastelford.com/journals; accessed October 2007).

Highways: the magazine for highway maintenance and traffic. Croydon, England: Alad, Ltd., 1934- . Monthly.

“The only magazine dedicated to the UK highways construction and maintenance industry.” Contains short news and technical articles. Free to persons in the industry.  Registration is free, through www.highways-mag.co.uk (accessed October 2007).

IMSA Journal. Newark, N.Y.: International Municipal Signal Association, 1979- . Bimonthly. ISSN: 1064-2560.  Also available from: http://www.imsasafety.org/journal/journal.htm; Accessed October 2007.

Official publication of the International Municipal Signal Association. Focusing on traffic engineering, the magazine contains news articles and technical briefings. As the name of its parent organization implies, most materials relate to traffic signals and other forms of traffic control. New products and tools, technological advances, new applications, and new ideas in the public safety field are also addressed in the magazine.

Indian Geotechnical Journal. New Delhi: Indian Geotechnical Society, 1971- . Quarterly. ISSN: 0046-8983.

English-language journal of geotechnical engineering research and practice in India.

Indian Highways.  New Delhi: Indian Roads Congress, 1973- . ISSN: 0376-7256.

English-language journal of road engineering, planning and management in India.

ITE Journal. Washington, D.C.: Institute of Transportation Engineers, 1978- . Monthly. ISSN: 0162-8178. Also available from: http://www.ite.org/itejournal/index.asp; Accessed October 2007.

The official journal of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, focusing on traffic engineering with short, technical and news articles.  The online version can be searched for articles published since 1950, plus additional articles that have appeared exclusively online since 1998. Access to full text articles, is available without charge to ITE members. Non-members can view tables of contents and abstracts, with an option to purchase the full text of articles.

Journal of advanced concrete technology. Tokyo: Japan Concrete Institute, 2003-  Quarterly. ISSN: 1346-8014.  Also available from: http://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/browse/jact; Accessed October 2007.

The website gives free access to article abstracts.  Subscription is necessary to view full text.

Journal of Bridge Engineering. Reston, Va..: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1996- . Bimonthly. ISSN: 1084-0702. Also available from: http://scitation.aip.org/beo;  Accessed October 2007.

Provides an international communication forum for the exchange of information among practicing bridge engineers, constructors and researchers. Reports on the theory and the practice of the structural design, inspection, construction, and performance of bridges.

Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. New York, N.Y.: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1987- . Quarterly. ISSN: 0887-3801. Also available from: http://scitation.aip.org/cpo; Accessed October 2007.

Produced by the ASCE Technical Council on Computer Practices. Intended for engineers, researchers, and students.  Deals with advances in computing applications in civil engineering, and developments in computer science, information technology and knowledge engineering.

Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. Reston, Va.: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1983- . Bimonthly. ISSN: 0733-9364. Also available from: http://ascelibrary.aip.org/coo/; Accessed October 2007.

Deals with pivotal concerns in the construction industry. Production planning, cost and quality control, labor productivity, inspection, computer applications, and environmental concerns are among the areas covered. The website offers the current issue and earlier issues (dating back to January 1995.) Access to the complete version is available by subscription.

Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. Reston, Va.: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1997- . Monthly. ISSN: 1090-0241. Also available from:  http://scitation.aip.org/gto; Accessed October 2007.

Surveys the field of soil mechanics and foundations, with special emphasis on the relationship between the geologic environment and construction. Topics covered include soil dynamics; engineering behavior of soil and rock; slope stability; dams; rock engineering; environmental geotechnics; geosynthetics; and groundwater monitoring and restoration. . The website offers the current issue and earlier issues (dating back to January 1995.) Access to the complete version is available by subscription.

Journal of Safety Research. Itasca, Ill.: National Safety Council, 1967- . Quarterly. ISSN: 0022-4375.

Interdisciplinary publication looking at all facets of safety, with many of the articles dealing with traffic safety. Published in cooperation with Pergamon Press (Elsevier Science). Subscription and registration are required for Web access (see: http://www.sciencedirect.com; accessed October 2007)

Journal of Surveying Engineering. Reston, Va.: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1983- . Quarterly. ISSN: 0733-9453.

Covers civil engineering developments in surveying, mapping, and related fields such as cartographic and interplanetary surveying. The tables of contents of the  current issue and earlier issues back to February 1993 are available online. For information on how to subscribe to the full journal see http://scitation.aip.org/suo (accessed October 2007) .

Journal of Terramechanics. Elmsford, N.Y.: Pergamon Press, 1964- . Quarterly. ISSN: 0022-4898.

Scholarly journal produced by the International Society for Terrain-Vehicle Systems. Topics covered include: the interaction between off-road vehicles and terrain and its effects on vehicle traction mechanics, ride dynamics, obstacle-negotiating ability, and maneuverability; the movement of soil by vehicles and by earth-moving and agricultural implements; the relation between off-road vehicle traffic, properties of soil, and plant growth. For subscription and Web access information see: http://www.sciencedirect.com (accessed October 2007). 

Journal of Testing and Evaluation. Philadelphia, Pa.: American Society for Testing and Materials, 1973- . Bimonthly. ISSN: 0090-3973.

Multi-disciplinary forum for applied sciences and engineering. Presents new technical information, derived from field and laboratory testing, on the performance and evaluation of materials. Major topic areas are fatigue and fracture, mechanical testing, and fire testing. All papers are peer-reviewed. Tables of contents and abstracts back to 1994 are available online at http://journalsip.astm.org/jte (accessed October 2007). 

Journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society. New York, N.Y.: Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, 1971- . Semiannual (twice a year). ISSN: 0099-4480.

IESNA members include engineers, lighting designers, electrical contractors, manufacturers, utility personnel, educators, scientists and associated lighting professionals. The journal is not available online.

Journal of Transportation and Statistics. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 1998-2006. Semiannual (2 issues per year). Also available from: http://www.bts.gov/publications/journal_of_transportation_and_statistics; Accessed October 2007.

Scholarly, peer-reviewed journal which serves the transportation community by increasing the understanding of the role of transportation in society, its function in the economy, and its interactions with the environment. Additionally provides a forum for the latest developments in transportation information and data, theory, concepts, and methods of analysis relevant to all aspects of the transportation system. Publishes original research on the use of information to improve public and private decision-making for transportation. Full text available free online for all issues back to 1998.

Journal of Transportation Engineering. New York, N.Y.: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1983- . Bimonthly. ISSN: 0733-947X

Professional journal for ASCE members from a variety of ASCE Divisions (Air Transport, Highway, Pipeline and Urban Transportation). Features scholarly and technical articles. Tables of contents and abstracts back to 1993 are available online at http://journalsip.astm.org/jte (Accessed October 2007). 

Journal of Urban Planning and Development. New York, N.Y.: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1983- . Quarterly. ISSN: 0733-9488.

Journal of ASCE’s Urban Planning and Development Division. Covers the application of civil engineering to such aspects of  urban planning as area-wide transportation, the coordination of planning and programming of public works and utilities, and the development and redevelopment of urban areas. Tables of contents and abstracts back to 1993 are available online at http://scitation.aip.org/upo (accessed October 2007).   

Landscape Architecture: the Magazine of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Washington, D.C.: The Society, 1910- . Monthly. ISSN: 0023-8031.

Articles emphasize landscape design and construction. Table of contents for current issue and issues back to 2000 are available at the Society’s Internet site (http://www.asla.org; accessed October 2007).

Landscape Journal. Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, 1982- . Semiannual (twice a year). ISSN: 0277-2426.

Research and technical information for practitioners, researchers and students of landscape architecture. Coverage includes: visual quality assessment, human behavior and the environment, historic and cultural landscape preservation and management, landscape history, planting design, vegetation management, landscape restoration and reclamation, land information systems, and energy considerations in landscape architecture. Tables of contents  for current issues and earlier issues back to March 2001 are available online at http://www.wisc.edu/wisconsinpress/journals/journals/lj.html (accessed October 2007). 

Lighting Design + Application. New York, N.Y.: Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, 1982- . Monthly. ISSN: 0360-6325.

Monthly magazine of the IESNA. IESNA members include engineers, lighting designers, electrical contractors, manufacturers, utility personnel, educators, scientists and associated lighting professionals. Not available online.

Magazine of Concrete Research. London: Telford, 1949- ?. Quarterly. ISSN: 0024-9831.

Covers every aspect of concrete manufacture and performance, from evaluation of constituent materials to mix design, testing, durability, structural analysis and composite construction. Current issue and archive back to 1975 are available online by subscription through the Thomas Telford Journals website (http://www.thomastelford.com/journals; accessed October 2007)

Mechanics of Materials. Amsterdam: North-Holland, 1982- Quarterly. ISSN: 0167-6636.

“An international journal. Forum for original scientific research on the flow, fracture, and general constitutive behavior of advanced technological and natural materials”(Publisher’s website.) For subscription and Web access information see: http://www.sciencedirect.com (accessed October 2007). 

National Cooperative Highway Research Program Report. Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board, 1964- . Irregular. ISSN: 0077-5614.

Final reports on research findings, issued at the conclusion of Cooperative Research Program projects, in a format specifically designed for managers and practitioners.

NCHRP Research Results Digest. Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board, 1968- . Irregular.  ISSN: 0547-5554. Available from: http://trb.org/news/blurb_browse.asp?id=7 Accessed October 2007.

Preliminary reports providing early awareness of research results from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program.

NCHRP Synthesis of Highway Practice. Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board. Irregular. Also available from: http://trb.org/news/blurb_browse.asp?id=5; Accessed October 2007.

Prepared under the sponsorship of the National Cooperative Highway Research Program. Individual reports present a synthesis of current practice in the field of highway engineering. Reports are prepared under the guidance of a technical panel, with the assistance of an expert in the topic area who serves as the project consultant.

New Ideas for Highway Systems: an Annual Progress Report of the NCHRP Highway IDEA Program. Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board, 2001- . Annual. ISSN: 2001-229281.

The National Cooperative Highway Research Program's Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (NCHRP-IDEA) project evaluates new techniques and processes for possible application to highways and intermodal surface transportation. The annual report is not available online, but further information on the project is available at http://rip.trb.org/browse/dproject.asp?n=317  (accessed October 2007).  

Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing. Bethesda, Md.: American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 1975- . Monthly. ISSN: 0099-1112

Scholarly journal for imaging and geospatial information science and technology. Features technical articles. Tables of contents with article abstracts dating back to January 1996 are available online at the ASPRS website (http://www.asprs.org; accessed October 2007) .

PCI Journal. Chicago, Ill.: Prestressed Concrete Institute, 1982- . Bimonthly. ISSN: 0887-9672.

Information on precast and prestressed concrete research, design, construction and industry developments. Abstracts of major articles from the current issue and back issues dating to Nov./Dec. 1998 available online at http://www.pci.org/publications/journal/; (accessed October 2007). Registration (free) is required for access.

Proceedings of ICE. Civil Engineering. London: Thomas Telford. Quarterly. ISSN: 0965-089X

Research from the Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain). The journal features refereed papers and topical briefing articles across all sub-disciplines of civil engineering. Summaries of current issue as well as abstracts from earlier issues available on the Web; full text is available on the Web through paid subscription. For online subscription information see the Thomas Telford webpage (http://www.thomastelford.com/journals; accessed October 2007)

Proceedings of ICE. Geotechnical Engineering. London: Thomas Telford, 1994- . Quarterly. ISSN: 1353-2618.

Research from the Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain). Reports and case studies concerned with practical aspects of geotechnical engineering. Covers tunneling, foundations, retaining and diaphragm walls, piling, embankments, subsidence, soil mechanics and geo-environmental engineering. Summaries of current issue as well as abstracts from earlier issues available on the Web; full text available on the Internet only through paid subscription. For online subscription information see the Thomas Telford webpage (http://www.thomastelford.com/journals; accessed October 2007)

Proceedings of ICE. Municipal Engineer.  London: Thomas Telford.  Quarterly. ISSN: 0965-0903

Research from the Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain).  Addresses  issues in public works such as procurement, management and finance in the context of social, cultural and environmental issues. Summaries of current issue as well as abstracts from earlier issues available on the Web; full text available on the Internet only through paid subscription. For online subscription information see the Thomas Telford webpage (http://www.thomastelford.com/journals; accessed October 2007)

Public Roads. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office. Bimonthly. Also available from: http://www.tfhrc.gov/pubrds/prarchive.htm; Accessed October 2007.

Sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration. Features short articles on current highway and traffic engineering projects (generally U.S.), including design and construction aspects. Includes feature articles, book reviews, news reports, information on equipment and information on federal policies.

Public Works: Engineering, Construction & Maintenance. Ridgewood, N.J.: Public Works Journal Corporation. Monthly. Also available from: http://www.pwmag.com; Accessed October 2007.

Intended for public works professionals, consulting engineers and contractors who design, construct, operate, maintain and rehabilitate public works and infrastructure projects and programs in U.S. cities, counties, states, utilities and special districts. Includes short feature stories, technical articles, book reviews and information on current federal policies. Latest issue available online.

Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology. London: Geological Society Pub. House, 2000- . Quarterly. ISSN: 1470-9236.

Produced by the Geological Society, the journal covers geology as applied to civil engineering, mining practise and water resources. Supercedes the Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology (1967-1999). Topics included are applied geophysics, engineering geomorphology, environmental geology, hydrogeology, groundwater quality, contaminated land, waste management, land use planning, geotechnics, rock mechanics, geomaterials and geological hazards. Information on subscription rates and online access can be found at http://qjegh.geoscienceworld.org/ (accessed October 2007).

Recent Advances in Concrete Technology: Proceedings of the CANMET/ACI/JCI international conference. Farmington Hills, Mich.: ACI International, 1990-?  Irregular.

Proceedings of conferences jointly organized by the Canada Centre for Mineral and Energy Technology, the  American Concrete Institute and the Japan Concrete Institute (Nihon Konkurito Kogaku Kyokai.) The most recent (7th) was held in Las Vegas in 2004.

Revista de obras públicas. Madrid: Colegio de Ingenieros de Caminos, 1853- . ISSN: 0034-8619.

Spain’s leading road, bridge and canal engineering journal. Originally pubished by the Escuela de Ingenieros de Caminos de Madrid (Madrid School of Highway Engineers), it has been produced by the Colegio de Ingenieros de Caminos (Spanish Society of Civil Engineers) since 1992. Some of the articles have parallel English translations. The journal’s elegant website, with tables of contents and article abstracts in Spanish and English, is at http://www.ciccp.es/webantigua/rop/index.htm (accessed October 2007).

Right of Way: for the Right of Way Professional. Los Angeles, Calif.: International Right of Way Association, 1954- . Bimonthly. ISSN: 0035-5275.

Journal of the International Right of Way Association. Features short articles focusing on highway, pipeline and telecommunications right of way issues. The current issue and back issues to 2001 are available online to IRWA members at http://www.irwaonline.org/eweb/StartPage.aspx  (accessed October 2007). 

Road & Transport Research: A Journal of Australian and New Zealand Research and Practice. Nunawading, Vic.: ARRB Transport Ltd., 1992- . Quarterly. ISSN: 1037-5783.

Formerly Australian Road Research. Covers research mainly from Australia and New Zealand. (ARRB Transport Research Ltd. is the renamed Australian Road Research Board.)

Road Materials and Pavement Design: an International Journal. Cachan, France: Hermes Science, 2000- . Quarterly. ISSN: 1468-0629.

Concentrates on pavement design. Contents include original scientific papers, state-of-the-art reports, scientific notes and discussion papers. Tables of contents and article abstracts for the current issue and back to January 2001 are available at http://rmpd.revuesonline.com (accessed October 2007). Subscription is required for full text access.

Roads & Bridges. Des Plaines, Ill.: Scranton Gillette Communications. Monthly. Also available from: http://www.roadsbridges.com/rb; Accessed October 2007.

Covers equipment, materials and technology issues for the transportation construction industry. Features short feature stories. Intended audience: practicing highway engineers. Current issue and selected articles from past issues available on the Internet.

Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. New York: Springer, 1983- . Quarterly. ISSN: 0723-2632.

Covers all aspects of rock mechanics and its applications in tunneling, rock slopes, dam foundations, mining, engineering and engineering geology. Information about subscriptions and online access is available at the Springer website (http://www.springerlink.com; accessed October 2007).

Routes et Transports. Montréal: Association québécoise du transport et des routes, 1975- . Quarterly. ISSN: 0319-3780.

French-language highway and transportation journal from Québec. Information on subscription rates and online access is available at http://www.aqtr.qc.ca (accessed October 2007).

Safety Canada. Ottawa, Ont.: Canada Safety Council, 1969. Quarterly. ISSN: 0048-8968. Also available from http://www.safety-council.org/;  Accessed October 2007.

Topics include brief articles on Canadian traffic safety issues, as well as work, home and recreational safety in Canada.

Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. Southampton, England: CML Publications, 1984- . Bimonthly. ISSN: 0267-7261.

Formerly known as International Journal of Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. For subscription and Web access information go to  http://www.sciencedirect.com (Accessed October 2007). 

Soil Science: an Interdisciplinary Approach to Soil Research. Baltimore, Md.: Williams & Wilkins, 1916- . Monthly. ISSN: 0038-075X. Also available from http://www.soilsci.com;  Accessed October 2007.

Reports on significant work in every area of soil and plant science.

Status Report. Arlington, Va.: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 1960- . 10 issues per year. ISSN: 0018-988X.  Also available from: http://www.iihs.org/sr; Accessed October 2007.

The Institute’s newsletter. Online access is free and extends back to the January 1997 issue.

Strassen- und Tiefbau. Heidelberg, Germany: Strassenbau, Chemie und Technik Verlagsgesellschaft, 1947- . Monthly. ISSN: 0039-2197.

Major German journal on highway and tunnel engineering and research. 

Strassenverkehrstechnik. Köln: FGSV Verlag, 1957- . Monthly. ISSN: 0039-2219.

German journal for traffic and highway engineering,  published by Forschungsgesellschaft für Strassen- und Verkehrswesen (Road and Transportation Research Organization, Germany).  English abstracts are provided for feature articles. A rather spartan  website exists for FGSV at http://www.fgsv-verlag.de (accessed October 2007).

T.A.C. News. Ottawa, Ont.:Transportation Association of Canada, 1990- . Bimonthly. ISSN: 1183-5532 . Also available from: http://www.tac-atc.ca/english/informationservices/readingroom.cfm; Accessed October 2007.

Formerly known as RTAC News. The current issue and archives back to 2001 are available online free.

Tollways: journal of the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association . Washington, D.C.: The Association, 2004- . 3 issues per year. ISSN: 2005-257184. Also available from: http://ibtta.org/Tollways; Accessed October 2007.

Focuses on toll roads, bridges and tunnels, with increasing emphasis on electronic toll collection.

Traffic Engineering and Control (TEC). Sherborne, Dorset, England: Hemming Information Services. 11 issues per year. ISSN: 0041-0683.

Intended for traffic managers and planning professionals. Covers traffic control and management, transportation policy, new technology, and road safety. Accessible on the Web by subscription from http://www.tecmagazine.com  (Accessed October 2007).

Traffic Safety. Itasca, Ill.: National Safety Council, 1957- . Bimonthly. ISSN: 0041-0721.

Brief articles on traffic safety topics including coverage of such key areas as legislation, law enforcement, road/vehicle/driver conditions affecting traffic safety, engineering innovations, statistics, and driver training. Includes U.S. traffic accident statistics. Not available online.  

Transportation Science. Linthicum, Md.: Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, 1967- . Quarterly. ISSN: 0041-1655

Scholarly journal published by the Transportation Science Section of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences. Contains many articles on traffic engineering. Current and past issues (back to 1996) available online by subscription at http://transci.pubs.informs.org (accessed  October 2007).

TR News. Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board, 1983- . Bimonthly. ISSN: 0738-6826. Also available from: http://trb.org/news/blurb_browse.asp?id=14; Accessed October 2007.

Articles on innovative and timely research and development for all modes of transportation. Brief news articles also included, along with profiles of transportation professionals, meeting announcements, summaries of new publications and news of Transportation Research Board activities. Free access to current and past issues (back to late 1997) available online.

Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. New York: Pergamon Press. 5 issues per year. ISSN: 0886-7798.

An international journal which publishes articles on innovative uses of underground space and the results of research into improved, more cost-effective methods for the planning, geo-investigation, design, construction, operation and maintenance of underground and earth-sheltered structures. Reports of the International Tunneling Association (ITA) working groups and papers from major conferences are a regular feature of the journal. For Internet access information see the Elsevier ScienceDirect homepage (http://www.sciencdirect.com; accessed October 2007.)

Tunnels & Tunnelling International: T & T International. Sidcup, England: Wilmington Media, 1969- . Monthly. ISSN: 0041-414X.  Also available from: www.tunnelsonline.info; Accessed October 2007.

News articles and short features on tunneling, with a focus on new technologies. Produced in cooperation with the British Tunneling Society. Publishers have varied over the years. Online access is by paid subscription.

UMTRI Research Review. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, Transportation Research Institute, 1982- . Quarterly. ISSN: 0739-7100. Also available from: http://www.umtri.umich.edu/publicationList.php; Accessed October 2007.

Features multi-disciplinary studies on transportation topics with generally one or two articles per issue.

Vehicle System Dynamics: International Journal of Vehicle Mechanics and Mobility. Lisse, Netherlands: Swets & Zeitlinger, 1972- . Bimonthly. ISSN: 0042-3114.

Official publication of the International Society for Vehicle System Design. Articles emphasize the theoretical background of research and development problems in all types of ground vehicles. Topics covered include kinematics and kinetics, control of motion and forces, and computer-aided modeling. Online access available through subscription.

World Highways / Routes du Monde. Swanley, Kent, England: Route One Publishing, 1991- . 6 issues per year. Also available from: http://www.worldhighways.com; Accessed October 2007.

Official publication of the International Road Federation.  Covers all aspects of highway construction and management worldwide. Features short news articles. Portions of the current issue are available on the website.

Electronic Resources

ASCE journals on CD ROM. New York: American Society of Civil Engineers. Quarterly.

Each disc is cumulative and includes the following ASCE journals: Journal of aerospace engineering, Journal of architectural engineering, Journal of bridge engineering, Journal of cold regions engineering, Journal of computing in civil engineering, Journal of construction engineering, Journal of energy engineering, Journal of engineering mechanics, Journal of environmental engineering, Journal of geotechnical engineering, Journal of hydrologic engineering, Journal of infrastructure systems, Journal of irrigation and drainage engineering, Journal of management in engineering, Journal of materials engineering, Journal of the performance of constructed facilities, Journal of professional issues in engineering, Journal of structural engineering, Journal of surveying engineering, Journal of transportation engineering, Journal of urban planning and development, Journal of water resources planning and management, Journal of waterway, port, coastal and ocean engineering, and Practice periodical on structural design and construction.

Journal of ASTM International (JAI). West Conshohocken, PA: ASTM International, 2004-. ISSN: 1546-962X. Available from: http://www.astm.org;    Accessed October 2007.

This journal replaces several journals including two listed in the previous edition -- the Journal of Cement, Concrete and Aggregates (ceased December 2004) and the Journal of Composites Technology and Research (ceased October 2003).  

Traffic Safety Center Newsletter. Berkeley, Calif.: Traffic Safety Center, University of California, Berkeley, 2002- . Quarterly. Available from: http://www.tsc.berkeley.edu/html/newsletter.html; Accessed October 2007.

"This web-based Newsletter was created to disseminate important information on traffic safety topics most relevant to communities in California. The mission of the TSC is to reduce traffic fatalities and injuries through multi-disciplinary collaboration in education, research, and outreach. A main goal of the Center is to make traffic safety information available and accessible to public and private organizations, agencies, and businesses, and to individuals. Each issue will focus on a different area of traffic safety."

Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center. Available from: http://www.tfhrc.gov; Accessed October 2007.

The home of the Federal Highway Administration's Office of Research, Development, and Technology, the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center is a federal research facility in Virginia, USA.  The Center provides FHWA and the world highway community with advanced research and development related to new highway technologies. The website includes a library of publications and research materials as well as full-text periodicals, including Focus (which promotes Strategic Highway Research Program products and other highway technologies); Public Roads; and Transporter (for the latest information on the Federal Highway Administration’s research.)

USroads.com. TranSafety Inc. Available from: http://www.usroads.com; Accessed October 2007.

The website of TranSafety, Inc., an independent source for publications and information on road transportation and safety. The site offers full text archives of the Road Management and Engineering Journal (http://www.usroads.com/journals/rmej.htm)  and the Road Injury Prevention and Litigation Journal (http://www.usroads.com/journals/rilj.htm) with an archive of full-text articles. There are also links to transportation and travel-related Web sites.




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