About this journal

The Transit (ISSN: 2578-6083 (Print) ISSN: 2578-6113 (Online), ISSN-L 2578-6083) was edited by the Engineering Society of the State University of Iowa.

Publication History

The title began with vol. 1 no.1, April 1890 and ran through v.32 no. 3 (December 1927). It was succeeded by Iowa Transit.

  • Vol.1–13 (1890-1908) by the Engineering Society, the State University of Iowa
  • Vol. 14 (1909) by the College of Applied Science, the State University of Iowa
  • Vol.15–30, no.6 (1910-1925) by the Associated Students of the College of Applied Science, the State University of Iowa
  • Vol. 30, no. 7–v. 32, no. 3 by the students of the Engineering College of the State University of Iowa

Additional volumes will be digitized and made freely available on this site. Volumes may also be found via the Hathitrust.

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Open Access Policy

This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or their institution. This journal is comprised entirely of public domain material.

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Preservation Status

The Transit is in Hathi Trust.


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