Transportation research by nature crosses over into many other
fields of study. Psychology, archaeology, geology, earth and
social sciences, medicine, and energy are a few examples of the
disciplines that are involved in transportation research and resources. Below are
some selected resources from other disciplines.
Technical Reports Server
Includes reports, citations and abstracts for a variety of aerospace
and flight centers including the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Johnson
and Kennedy Space Center and the Langley Research Center.
A full-text library of agricultural and applied economics scholarly
Agriculture Network Information
A guide to quality agricultural information on the Internet as
selected by the National Agricultural Library, Land-Grant
Universities, and other institutions. Subject areas include basic,
applied, and developmental research, extension, and teaching
activities in the food, agricultural, renewable natural resources,
forestry, and physical and social sciences.
United States Department of
The site has information on food safety and nutrition, natural
resources and the environment, services to farmers, agricultural
marketing, inspections, and rural development. It also includes crop
profiles, statistical reports and Census of Agriculture data
globalEDGE Links to business resources worldwide, produced by Michigan
United States Department of Commerce
The site includes information on business development, economic
analysis and development, industries, international trade, laws and
regulations, and patents and trademarks. The Department
includes the Bureau of the Census and the Bureau of Economic
Analysis for demographic, business, agricultural and economic
A quarterly economic research publication on issues of relevance to
the Federal Reserve, including macroeconomics, monetary policy,
financial markets, regional and international economics and rural
Center for Clean Air Policy
Promotes and implements innovative solutions to major environmental
and energy problems which balance both environmental and economic
Center of Wisconsin This information clearinghouse offers access to full-text
reports and print references covering all aspects of energy usage,
including new technologies such as fuel cells, alternative fuels for
transportation, and educational materials about energy and
Energy Information Administration (EIA)
A statistical agency of the US Department of Energy, created in
1977, EIA provides policy-independent data, forecasts, and analyses
to promote sound policy-making, efficient markets, and public
understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy
and the environment.
US Geological Survey
This site includes information on natural disasters (hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, volcanoes, etc.), minerals, geospatial data, geographical names, weather data, and maps and photos.
Maintained by Colorado University's Department of Geography. This site includes links to general geographic sites as well as journals, professional and research organizations, map collections and geo-spatial datasets.
University of Wisconsin-Madison Geology Library
This site includes links to a variety of resources on geology and
Health and medicine
Studies Database Hosted by the Center for Alcohol Studies at Rutgers University,
this database contains over 60,000 citations of journal articles,
books, dissertations, conference papers and audio-visual materials
about beverage alcohol, its use and related consequences.
Centers for Disease Control
The CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying
disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health
promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of
the people of the United States. The site has health related
data and statistics, traveler health information, and information on
a wide range of health related topics.
This service from the National Library of Medicine provides access to extensive information about specific diseases and conditions and also has links to consumer health information from the National Institutes of Health, dictionaries, lists of hospitals and physicians, health information in Spanish and other languages, and clinical trials.
A service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to
over 12 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960's and
additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many
sites providing full text articles and other related resources.
A cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and
related areas. Sponsored by the National Library of Medicine.
of Wisconsin History
The staff working on the Turning Points in Wisconsin History digital collection examined thousands of pages of original documents and dozens of secondary books and articles about Wisconsin history. From this activity, they constructed a database of terms (people, places, things and events) in Wisconsin history they encountered which they thought needed a short explanation.
US Department of Justice
The main site has information on DOJ publications, grants, fugitives
and missing persons, consumer
dispute resolution domestic violence, elder
justice, immigration, prisons,
safe communities, youth
Within the site, there is access to the agencies within the
Department, such as the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National
Criminal Justice Reference Center, the Federal Bureau of
Investigation, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, and the Drug
Wisconsin Department of
This site includes the priorities of the Attorney General,
information on crime tip hotlines, the Missing Children Network,
drug trends, DARE information, and information on criminal record
Links Provided by California State University-Stanislaus.
links to criminal justices sites arranged by topic.
Law and government
Please visit our resources pages on the WisDOT Library site:
Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN)
Information relating to the bi-national Great Lakes region. Topics
include the economy, environment, ecosystem, tourism, events and
U.S. Department of the Interior
This site has information about water, wetlands, American Indians,
invasive species, natural hazards, and outdoor recreation.
Water Resources UW-Madison Water Resources Institute Library.
Includes links to databases, newsletters, professional organizations and state and federal water law programs. Please note that most of the resources are available to the general public, but some are restricted to UW-Madison students and staff.
GrayLIT Network Developed by the Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and
Technical Information (OSTI), in collaboration with the
Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Defense, and the
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. This site is a
portal for technical report information generated through
federally funded research and development projects.
science.gov A gateway to authoritative science information provided by
fourteen scientific and technical information organizations. The
information types that can be found on this site include Web sites,
databases of technical reports, journal articles, conference
proceedings, and other published material.
Training and quality
American Productivity and Quality
Focus areas include benchmarking and best practices, knowledge
management, performance measurement and shared services. Free online
newsletters on knowledge management, customer relationships,
Dedicated to deliberate means of people creating and sharing
knowledge - data, information, and understanding in a social context
- to make the right decisions and take the right actions. Includes
knowledge management resources in these areas: organizations and
gateways, glossaries and forums, communities of practice,
publications and articles, on-line training, Web search tools and
The National Academy of Public
The Academy is dedicated to improving the performance of governance
systems-the network of public institutions, nonprofit organizations,
and private companies that now share in the implementation of public
policy. As an independent, nonprofit organization chartered by
Congress, the Academy responds to specific requests from public
agencies and non-government organizations. Program concentrations
include: Human Resources Management, Improving
Government Performance and Local and State Solutions.
Transportation Institute Center for Professional Development The Center works to disseminate transportation-related
information and research to current and future transportation
professionals and to support and encourage the implementation of
relevant, leading edge research results in the most efficient,
effective, and expedient method possible.
All external hyperlinks are provided for your information and for the benefit of the general public.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation does not testify to, sponsor or endorse the accuracy of the information provided on externally linked pages.
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