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Collections: Collections

An overview of VDOT Research Library collections.

About Libary Collections


e have the largest transportation library in Virginia and one of the best transportation collections of its kind with publications from: AASHTO, TRB, ACI, ITE, ASCE and ASTM. Collections have been curated over 70 years to support VDOT's needs, all accessible through the library's online catalog.

Access Print Collections

The library's print collections include more than 60,000  books, technical reports, journals, standards, maps and other hard copy formats. Request a Library Card and use our online catalog to discover and borrow items and access eBooks and digital collections from any device. We ship items to VDOT employees wherever they are located. 

Study for the P.E. Exam

Some of the most popular collections at the library are our P.E. Exam study materials. Study materials are kept up to date according to requirements set by NCEES, which develops and scores the FE, PE, and SE exams for engineering licensure. The library also supports VDOT employees seeking PMP and AICP certification.

Find a Journal

We have a large collection of print journals, and online subscriptions providing access to thousands of electronic journals in business, engineering and transportation-related topics. This Core Journals List  has precise information on print and electronic journal holdings, and if you need us to scan an article use our Document Delivery Service.

Find the Best Search Tool

These days there are many places to search for transportation information. Library subscriptions provide VDOT employees free online access to full-text standards, articles, eBooks and more. These publicly accessible resources have been selected to help speed up the research process. See all our recommendations with this A-Z List.

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