Not finding what you are looking for? Talk to us at the Research Help Desk - we are here to help!

Databases | Print Resources | Related GTL Research Guides | Organizations and Associations | Websites | Sports Business and Marketing | Sports Medicine | Sports Psychology


Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)

Provides full text for more than 5,300 scholarly publications, including full text for 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1865.

Research Library (ProQuest)

Provides access to full-text journals across a wide range of subject areas, including business, education, literature, political science, and psychology.

BePress Research Now

A collection of scholarly electronic journals in a variety of subject areas, including medicine, nursing, public health, health policy, and sports.

Health Reference Center - Academic

Indexes over 230,000 articles from journals and reference books in the fields of medicine and health care. Includes many full-text articles. Produced by Gale.

Business Source Complete (EBSCO)

Provides full text for over 27,000 scholarly business journals and other sources, including full text for more than 1,400 peer-reviewed business publications. Subjects include virtually all areas related to business. Coverage for more than 350 of the top scholarly journals dates as far back as 1886. Also includes full text country economic reports, company profiles, country reports, SWOT analyses, case studies, and market research reports.


Search nearly 1800 worldwide business, trade, and industry periodicals for in-depth coverage of business and economic conditions, management techniques, theory and practice of business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more. Includes the latest industry news, product and competitive information, marketing trends, and a wide variety of other topics. Covers international business publications as well as city, state, and regional business publications, with publications on every major industry. Also includes over 60,000 company entries with business and executive profiles.

Print Resources

LC call number range: GV [Sports, Recreation, & Leisure], QM [Human anatomy], RD 792-811 [Physical rehabilitation]

Subject headings:
Physical education and training
Physical fitness
Sports for children
Sports medicine

Encyclopedia of American Sports History

REF GV 567 .H518 2002

Encyclopedia of World Sport: from Ancient Times to the Present

REF GV 567 .E56 1996 [3 v.]

International Encyclopedia of Women and Sports

REF GV 709 .I58 2001 [3 v.]

Sports Injuries Sourcebook

REF RD 97 .S736 2002

Related GTL Research Guides


Health and Medicine

Organizations and Associations

International Olympic Committee (IOC)

Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA)



Professional Golfers' Association (PGA)

Special Olympics


Librarians' Index to the Internet: Sports

Virtual Library of Sport

Sports Business and Marketing

Information Guide: Sports (Emory University)

Use the links in the left-hand sidebar to explore resources in various aspects of sports.

Library Research Guide: Professional Sports Business (Babson College)

Contains many good resources on sports business.

National Sports Forum

Annual conference and expo on sports business and marketing. Focuses on major professional teams and premium sporting events.

Sports Medicine

American College of Sports Medicine

National Athletic Trainers' Association - Sports Medicine on the Web

Links to associations, sports medicine education and careers, events, and resources on anatomy and sports injuries. The site also hosts a sports medicine listserv.

Sports Psychology

AAASP Online (Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology)

Exercise & Sport Psychology (Amoeba Web)

Links to websites and online articles on sport psychology.

Sport Psychology Links (U. of North Texas)


Last updated 09-10-07