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COMMERCE, COMMUNICATION, TRANSPORTATION-- SELECTED RESOURCES 

Keeley Library  Revised January 23, 2001
See also:
Business Management
Economics

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT COMMERCE

in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:World Book, 2001 
Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.4, v.2 and v.
 inEncyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v. 26
Department of Commerce. "Commerce" v. 4
Hodgetts, Richard M. "Business" v.2
Stern, Robert M. "Trade" v.
Cooper, Richard N. "Trade" v.26

COMMERCE, COMMUNICATION, TRANSPORTATION  BROWSING GUIDE 380's
See our guide,Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

380's     Commerce, Communication,  Transporation
381's     Internal Commerce  (Domestic Trade)
382's     International Commerce (Foreign Trade)
383's     Postal Communication
384's     Communications  Telecommunications
385's     Railroad Transportation
386's     Inland Waterway and Ferry Transportation
387's     Water, Air, Space Transportation
388's     Transportation, Ground Transportation
389's     Metrology and Standardization

sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.
Consumer Protection
Navigation
Seafaring life
Sailing ships
Merchant ships
Metric system
Roads--History
Free Trade 
Protectionism. 
Balance of trade 
International trade.
Transport Planes
Private planes. 
Trucks
Automobiles
Merchant marine
Weights and measures
Transportation--Encyclopedias. 
Television--History. 
Naval art and science--History. 
Communication and traffic
Postal service--United States--History. 
Subways--New York (State)
Telephone--
Railroad
Canals
Lighthouses
Naval history. 
Ships--History
Ocean travel--History. 
Trans-Alaska Pipeline 

SELECTED VIDEORECORDINGS

Transcontinental railroads [videorecording]  385.0973 T772 1995
The iron road [videorecording] 385.0973 I71 1990

SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS

The telephone book : Bell, Watson, Vail and American life, 1876-1976 Ref. 384.60973 B673 
World Encyclopedia of Transportation  Ref. 388.03 E56 2000

SELECTED  BOOKS IN THE CIRCULATING COLLECTION

Tall ships of the world  387.22 W666 1997
Ships : crossing the world's ocean 387.2 G733
Roads--from footpaths to thruways 388.1097986 R388
The illustrated history of ships 387.209 I29 1979B
Civil aircraft of the world  387.7334 T243 1978
Activities handbook for teaching the metric system  389.15071 B624

PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
 As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases.. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

JACKDAWS:

These are document facsimiles kept near the Reference Desk. Most of the Jackdaws are about history topics, but these might be useful when studying about the background to Commerce, communication or Transportation..
Transportation Technology Navigation / The first transcontinental railroad 

WEB SITES

  • U.S. Department of Commerce
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • USPS ZIP Code Lookup
  • Weights and Measures Resources
  • National Transportation Library
  • International Trade Associations
  • U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Federal Railroad Administration
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • American Bureau of Shipping
  • U.S. Postal Service
  • Parcel Post Services
  • AnyWho Toll-Free Directory
  • Switchboard
  • Telephone Directories on the Web
  • MBTA (Subway in Boston)
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    Jane Constant, Reference Librarian
    Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
    September, 1978  to  June, 2001