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Guide to Sources in Recreation, Sport and Tourism

Article & Journal Databases

Databases are structured sets of information, stored in print or online. Often, databases are online collections of journal article citations and full-text. Find articles about a specific topic by using keywords, subject heading, authors, and more.



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Library Catalog

Use the following Library of Congress subject headings to search the Library Catalog.

  • Leisure
  • Leisure Industry
  • Recreation
  • Tourism
  • Sports Administration
  • Sports–Marketing
  • Sports Facilities–Management

Other Library Catalogs

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Selected Call Numbers










309.136 Recreation Surveys
338.4 Tourism G154.9-G155.8
615.851 Therapeutic Recreation RM736.7
711 Area Planning HD108.6
719 Planning Natural Landscape Reserves
790  Recreation, Overview and Administration GV1-GV1860
796 Athletic and Outdoor Sports and Games
796.01-.09 Sport Sociology, Psychology, History
796.06 Sport Marketing
796.31 Handball
796.32 Basketball
796.33 Football
796.34 Tennis, Badminton, Squash, Lacrosse
796.352 Golf
796.357 Baseball
796.41 Weight Lifting
796.42 Track and Field
796.44 Gymnastics
796.6 Cycling
796.7 Automobile Racing
796.8 Wrestling, Martial Arts, Boxing, Fencing
796.91 Ice Skating
796.93 Skiing
796.962 Ice Hockey
796.98 Winter Olympic Games
797 Aquatic Sports
797.2 Swimming, Diving, Water Polo
798 Equestrian Sports and Animal Racing
799.32 Archery


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