TRB Webinar: TRID Searching

February 22, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern
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TRB will conduct a webinar on Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm ET that will discuss how to get the most out of the TRID database when searching from your desktop or mobile device. This webinar will explore recent updates to the TRID interface, as well as provide practical tips when using the database.

TRID is the world's largest and most comprehensive bibliographic resource on transportation research information.  Maintained by TRB, TRID covers all modes and disciplines of transportation and contains more than 1.2 million records of references to books, technical reports, conference proceedings, and journal articles in the field of transportation research. More than 165,000 records contain links to full-text documents.  

Webinar Presenter

  • Bill McLeod, Transportation Research Board

Moderated by:  Elaine Ferrell, Transportation Research Board

Webinar Outline

  1. Overview of TRID
  2. Why you should start your transportation research with TRID
  3. How to perform basic and advanced searching in desktop and mobile modes
  4. What type of content is included in the TRID database
  5. Emailing/saving results and exporting to reference management tools
  6. Submitting publications for inclusion in TRID
  7. Benefits of TRID for publishers and researchers
  8. Question and answer session

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Search and navigate the new interface
  2. Save, email, and export results
  3. Use the search history feature
  4. Understand the types of content in TRID
  5. Submit publications to TRID for indexing

Registration Information

There is no fee to attend this webinar; however, sign into to view registration information.

Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum at