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Human Movement, Sport, & Leisure Studies: Sport History

Lists of databases, reference books, and Internet resources that might be useful in researching the various curriculum areas within the School of Human Movement, Sport, and Leisure Studies.

Start With These Databases

Other Useful Databases


Since sporting events must occur in a particular place, newspapers can be an excellent source of the history of sports. To identify and access relevant newspapers, see the Newspaper LibGuide.

A Few Useful Reference Books

Searching the Catalogs for Books

Searching for E-Books

The library provides access to more than 50,000 books from a variety of sources.  For information about ebooks, see the online guide to Ebooks.