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Transportation Design: Search for an Article

Databases for Transportation Design

Academic articles often will not appear on websites searched by Google because they are stored in subscription-only databases that provide limited access. The following list includes recommended subscription, as well as open access, databases available to CCS community members.

For a complete list of Transportation Design databases, click HERE.
For a complete list of all databases, click HERE.

Electronic Periodicals

Flipster provides digital access to a selection of the Library's print periodicals, including Car & Driver, Electric Bike Action, Road & Track, and many more. Both mobile and computer-friendly, users can read full current and (limited) past issues. 

The links below will take you to the websites of some of the print magazines available in the CCS Library:

Current and back issues of many journals can be found in the article databases (listed above).

Print Periodicals

As follows is a partial list of the Library's physical magazines relevant to Transportation Design students:

  • Auto & Design 
  • Autocar
  • Automobile Magazine 
  • Automotive Industries
  • Automotive News
  • Bicycling
  • Car and Driver 
  • Car Graphic 
  • Car Styling 
  • Cycle World
  • iVT 
  • Motor Trend 
  • Road and Track
  • Tank Moto
  • Top Gear

A large collection of older back issues of the following are available; ask for them at the desk if needed:

  • Automobile Quarterly
  • Car Styling


(L) Chevrolet Impala Tail Lamps, 1959; (R) Cadillac Eldorado Tailfin, 1959
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