About the Library

The Harmer E. Davis Transportation Library houses one of the pre-eminent transportation collections in the United States. Established in 1948, the ITS Library serves the research needs of the Institute of Transportation Studies and the University of California system.


The ITS Library's hours are:

  • Monday through Friday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed


The ITS Library is located at 412 McLaughlin Hall on the north-side of the UC Berkeley campus. Situated between McCone, O'Brien, and Bechtel, McLaughlin Hall faces out on Memorial Glade. The closest intersection to the library is at Hearst Ave. and Euclid Ave. Street parking may be available along Hearst or Euclid.

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You can contact the ITS Library through the following means:

  • Email: itslib@berkeley.edu
  • Phone: (510) 642-3604
  • Fax: (510) 642-9180
  • By mail:
    Harmer E. Davis Transportation Library
    412 McLaughlin Hall
    University of California at Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA 94720-1720