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Items added during: August 2019

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Collection Close-up: Cultural Competency

by Karen Neinstadt

image of book cover of BlindspotCultural competence is the ability to understand, communicate with, and effectively interact with people across cultures. Cultural competence encompasses the following:

  • being aware of one's own world view
  • developing positive attitudes about cultural differences
  • gaining knowledge of different cultural practices and world views
  • developing skills for communication and interaction across cultures*

image of book cover of Everyday BiasThis directly ties in with MnDOT's core value of Diversity and Inclusion. MnDOT Library has a number of resources for you to learn more about this concept:

image of book cover of Managing DiversityOther recent publications are listed under the subject Diversity in the Workplace (click to open in the catalog), including Managing Diversity as displayed to the right.

There are many ways to contact the library to request a book or ask for research assistance: by phone at 651-366-3791, by e-mail at library.dot@state.mn.us, by request form at Ask a Librarian, or in person (8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday). The library is located in Room 175 of the Transportation Building in St. Paul.

*Source: http://makeitourbusiness.ca/blog/what-does-it-mean-be-culturally-competent


Transportation Research Record

image of Transportation Research Record journal

TRB’s journal Transportation Research Record is now published in digital-only format. Full text is available to MnDOT employees. Check out new articles or sign up for an alert at
https://journals.sagepub.com/home/trr (under About, click on Email Alerts).


How to See Listed Resources

To request an item below, please fill out the Ask a Librarian form at mndot.gov/library/asklibrarian.html. You can also e-mail us a list of titles at library.dot@state.mn.us. Each listing links to a digital copy if available.


 

ACCESSIBILITY

Accessibility and behavior impacts of bus-highway system interactions.
http://mndot.gov/research/reports/2019/201917.pdf (PDF)
MnDOT HE336.A22 C37 2019

 

AIRPORTS

Airport emergency communications for people with disabilities and others with access and functional needs.
http://www.trb.org/main/blurbs/179335.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB ACRP 201

Climate resilience and benefit-cost analysis: a handbook for airports.
http://www.trb.org/main/blurbs/179275.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB ACRP 199

Developing innovative strategies for aviation education and participation.
http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/179394.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB ACRP 202

Legal issues relating to airports promoting competition.
http://www.trb.org/main/blurbs/179188.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB ACRP LRD 37

Thought Leader Forum Summary - Emerging Issues for ACRP.
http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/179050.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB ACRP RRD 28

 

ASPHALT

Impact of asphalt thickness on pavement quality.
http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/179277.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB NCHRP SYN 537

 

AUTOMATED VEHICLES

MnDOT autonomous bus pilot project: testing and demonstration summary.
http://mndot.gov/research/reports/2019/201904.pdf (PDF)
MnDOT TL152.8 .B67 2018

 

BRIDGES

Acceptance criteria of complete joint penetration steel bridge welds evaluated using enhanced ultrasonic methods.
http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/179270.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB NCHRP 908

Bridge demolition practices.
http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/179167.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB NCHRP SYN 536

Deterioration of mixed rebar and fiber-reinforced concrete bridge decks.
http://mndot.gov/research/reports/2019/201909.pdf (PDF)
MnDOT TG325.6 .T74 2019

Displacement monitoring of I-35W Saint Anthony Falls Bridge with current vibration-based system.
http://mndot.gov/research/reports/2019/201905.pdf (PDF)
MnDOT TG265 .D57 2019

Guidelines for detection and remediation of soluble salt contamination prior to coating steel highway structures.
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/179030.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB NCHRP 912

Performance of bridges that received funding under the Innovative Bridge Research and Construction Program.
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/178664.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB SR 330

Seismic design of non-conventional bridges.
http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/179248.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB NCHRP SYN 532

 

BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

The power of approachability: how to become an effective, engaging communicator one conversation at a time.
HF5718 .G578 2005

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

Report on the Transportation Economic Development Program. 2018 ed.
http://www.dot.state.mn.us/govrel/reports/2019/2019-ted-report.pdf (PDF)
MnDOT HE336.E3 R47x 2018

 

HIGHWAY PLANNING

Report on project selection process. 2019 ed.
https://www.dot.state.mn.us/govrel/reports/2019/2019-project-selection-process-report.pdf (PDF)
MnDOT TE153 .P76x 2019

 

LAW AND LEGISLATION

Update of Selected Studies in Transportation Law, Volume 8, Section 3: Indian Transportation Law.
http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/179366.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB NCHRP LRD 76

 

LOCAL TRANSIT

After study of the Bus Rapid Transit A Line impacts.
http://mndot.gov/research/reports/2018/201835.pdf (PDF)
MnDOT HE310.S3 T66 2018

 

MAINTENANCE FACILITIES

Optimizing truck station locations for maintenance operations.
http://mndot.gov/research/reports/2019/201910.pdf (PDF)
MnDOT TE220.5 .H65 2019

 

PARKING FACILITIES

The ABC parking ramps in Minneapolis: a unique past, a visionary future.
http://mndot.gov/research/reports/2019/201913.pdf (PDF)
TL175 .A23 2019

ABC ramps TAP: a ULI Minnesota technical assistance panel for the Minnesota Department of Transportation, April 15-17, 2019.
https://ulidigitalmarketing.blob.core.windows.net/ulidcnc/2019/07/ABC-Report_Final-Draft.pdf (PDF)
MnDOT TL175 .A232 2019

 

PAVEMENTS

Automated pavement condition surveys.
http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/179365.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB NCHRP SYN 531

Development of performance curves for whitetopping in Minnesota.
http://mndot.gov/research/reports/2019/201916.pdf (PDF)
MnDOT TE220.3 .D48 2019

 

PUBLIC ART

2019 Public Art Network year in review.
N8835 .P83 2019

 

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT

Practices for online public involvement.
http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/179304.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB NCHRP SYN 538

 

REINFORCING BARS

Anchorage of epoxy-coated rebar using chemical adhesives.
http://mndot.gov/research/reports/2019/201907.pdf (PDF)
MnDOT TA683.42 .M56 2019

 

RIGHT OF WAY

Potential right of way conveyance parcels.
http://www.dot.state.mn.us/govrel/reports/2019/2019-potential-row-conveyance-parcels-report.pdf (PDF)
MnDOT HE336.U74 P68x 2019

 

ROAD DESIGN

Design guidelines for horizontal sightline offsets.
http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/179404.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB NCHRP 910

 

ROAD WEATHER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Anti-icing/RWIS training: a computer-based training program on anti-icing and road weather information systems. Version 2.
CDROM TE220.5 .A58 2008

 

SOIL MECHANICS

Geotechnical asset management for transportation agencies.
Vol.1 Research Overview, http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/178601.aspx
vol. 2 Implementation Manual, http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/178602.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB NCHRP 903

MnDOT slope vulnerability assessments.
http://mndot.gov/research/reports/2019/201912.pdf (PDF)
MnDOT QE599.2 .H65 2019

 

SUCCESS

image of book cover of Give and takeGive and take: a revolutionary approach to success.
BF637.S8 G58 2013

 

TRAFFIC SIGNS AND SIGNALS

Evaluation of a central traffic signal system and best practices for implementation.
http://mndot.gov/research/reports/2019/201914.pdf (PDF)
MnDOT TE228.3 .P37 2019

 

TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

Practices on acquiring proprietary data for transportation applications.
http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/179336.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB NCHRP SYN 541

 

WORK ZONES

Very short duration work zone safety for maintenance and other activities.
http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/179364.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB NCHRP SYN 533

 


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