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Background Info: Background information can be found in reference material and books providing detailed information about specific topics.

Article Databases: Use key sports and recreation databases to find new and old journal articles.

Websites: Online resources including associations, collections and other online videos on learning resources.

Citations: Learn to organize your citations for easier access and properly cite in various formats.

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Sports and Recreation Research

Looking through the Library's print collection of sports materials may help you decide on a topic. Information about sports can be found in several collections. Most books are shelved on the second floor. Library materials are arranged and located by call numbers. The call number refers to a subject. Most of the library materials in the areas of sports, and other related areas are assigned the call numbers as listed:

  • GV 1-1860 Recreation and Leisure
  • GV 561-1198 Sports - General
  • GV 181.35-181.6 Recreation Leadership
  • GV 182-182.5 Recreation Centers and Facilities
  • GV 191.2-200.66 Outdoor Recreation
  • GV 557-558 Sports Sciences (Physical education and training)
  • GV 735 Sports Officiating
  • RC 1200-1245 Sports Medicine
  • RC 1235 Sports - Physiological Aspects
  • RD 97 Sports Injuries