Getting Started


Welcome to the Erickson Library's Automotive subject guide. You'll find tabs at the top that will lead you to additional information with print and online resources.

The Erickson Library is here to help you find credible and reliable information. Please feel free to call or email with any of your research questions!

Erickson Library Hours and Contact Information

Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-4:30pm
Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Phone: (218) 733-5912

Questions? Ask a Librarian!



Call Number Locations

TJ - Mechanical Engineering
TL - Motor Vehicles

Automotive Books in the Library

Search the Online Catalog

More Options


Print Journals

 Print Journals and Magazines in Erickson Library

Car and Driver
Popular Mechanics


Keyword Search Tips

1. Break down your topic into smaller concepts and identify synonyms
2. Use and to combine keywords
3. Use or to expand your results
4. Use "quotation marks"  to search keywords as a phrase
5. Use an asterisk* to search multiple endings


Films on Demand Videos

YouTube Videos

Equity Awareness

Video Series: African Americans in the Auto Industry

By the numbers


Center for Automotive Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement Nonprofit website launched with the mission to create avenues of success for long overlooked and undervalued diverse talent in the automotive industry. 

Center for Equity and Inclusion @ LSC

We do not see things as they are,
 we see things as we are.   
     -Anais Nin 

Additional Resources


Video Series: Black American History and the Auto Industry

Current studies