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full-text databases are accessible 24/7 to VDOT employees.
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Includes VDOT subscription databases and publicly accessible search tools and resources. Use filters below to narrow by Subject, Type or Provider, or start your research with a Research Guide.
Full text articles in 37 ASCE peer-reviewed technical and professional journals from as far back as 1983-present, plus 64,000 ASCE conference proceedings papers from as far back as 1996-present, as well as 500 eBooks—for a combined total of more than 155,000 online documents. VDOT employees only.
Provides access to 12,800 standards from ASTM and 525 standards from AASHTO, in addition to 2,860 electronic manuals, monographs and reports (12 published by AASHTO), and 45,500 papers and articles from ASTM journals and proceedings. VDOT employees only.
Full-text access requires login with your ASTM Compass user name and password.
Full text of about 2,800 publications from key transportation and engineering publishers. Contains AASHTO titles like: "A Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets," “Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and Methods of Sampling and Testing,” and “AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications." Full-text access requires registration. VDOT employees only.
Search the world's leading source for peer-reviewed scientific and technical journals. VDOT employees may access 16 million full-text articles from over 4,100 journals and chapters from more than 39,000 e-books. Employees must register with their VDOT email address.
Formerly "Books24x7" this resource provides desktop access to about 81,000 full-text online eBooks, audio books, book summaries, and instructional videos in the fields of: Business, Engineering, Finance, Leadership, IT, Software Applications and more. VDOT employees only.
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This collection of E-Books is designed for "on screen" reading as opposed to downloading to portable E-book devices, however, it accessible from any Internet connected device, including ipads or smartphones.
Search and retrieve full text articles of the online version of Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. TRB provides VDOT and other "sponsors" full-text online access to over 15,000 articles from 1996-present. VDOT employees only.
Older issues of Transportation Research Record (formerly Highway Research Record) dating to 1963 are available in print from the VDOT Research library.
Combines 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 more than 1.25 million records of transportation research worldwide, including documents in French, German, Spanish and other languages.
New / Trial Resources
The following resources are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Search nearly 700 e-books (the complete catalog) published by Harvard Business Review Press. Includes monographs, newly published eBooks, seminal works, and more than 150 "article compilations" with foundational articles included n the HBR Classics series.
Browse or search the full text of VDOT’s internal news publication, which debuted in November 1934 as “Virginia Highway Bulletin.” Over the years the frequency, format and title of the publication changed. It ceased publication after 2009 under the title “Bulletin: A VDOT Monthly Newspaper” but is now publicly accessible in this digital format.