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UMTRI Library

The UMTRI Library houses one of the world's most extensive collections of literature on traffic safety. It reflects the diversity of disciplines that the field comprises: biomechanics, lighting, vehicle dynamics, driver behavior, and injuries from motor-vehicle crashes. The collection is also strong in the areas of intelligent transportation systems, crash causation, driver distraction, and the automotive industry. Its collection includes more than 110,000 items and more than 210 periodical titles. The library's catalog can be searched online. The library also continues to add its catalog records to TLCat, a union catalog that comprises the holdings of nineteen different transportation libraries

Reference Service

The UMTRI Library provides a reference service for UMTRI staff and other members of the transportation research community, as well as the general public. Its collection includes more than 110,000 items and more than 210 periodicals. The subject areas of the collection reflect the many different ways in which transportation problems can be approached, with materials drawn from the literature of engineering, physics, medicine, public health, law, economics, psychology, sociology, computer science, and other fields. The library does not offer an interlibrary loan service, but will provide photocopies for a fee and offers global document delivery services.

Reference services are available via email, or by phone, 734-764-2171.

Digtal Repository

All UMTRI reports are available in Deep Blue, our digital repository.

Ordering Documents from UMTRI

After searching the UMTRI Library Catalog and identifying the documents you want, please contact the library to place your order by email,; phone, 734-764-2171; or fax, 734-936-1081.

Pricing & Shipping

Prices are set on a per-page basis. In many cases we must charge an additional fee for Copyright Clearance Center compliance. Please call 734-764-2171 or email for a quote. Shipping charges: $3.00 per 150 pages for first-class postage. We will ship UPS, FedEx, DHL, or Airborne Express if the customer provides us with an account number for one of these services.