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Sports

Reference Books

 Encyclopedia of Recreation and LeisureREF GV53 .E53 2004

Encyclopedia of World SportREF GV567 .E56 1996

New Encyclopedia of Sport: REF GV567 .H52

 

Books to Check Out

  •  Books about sports are located in the GV557‑1198.995 section of the stacks. Subcategories are broken down as follows. 
  • Use the words and phrases below to search the online catalog for books at Sauk and at other I-Share libraries.

 GV711: Coaching

GV712‑725: Athletic contests.  Sports events

GV733‑734.5: Professionalism in sports.  Professional sports (General)

GV735: Umpires.  Sports officiating

GV743‑749: Athletic and sporting goods, supplies, etc.

GV750‑770.27: Air sports: Airplane flying, kiteflying, bungee jumping, etc.

GV770.3‑840: Water sports: Canoeing, sailing, yachting, scuba diving, etc.

GV840.7‑857: Winter sports: Ice hockey, skiing, bobsledding, snowmobiling, etc.

GV861‑1017: Ball games: Baseball, football, golf, etc.

GV1020‑1034: Automobile travel.  Motoring.  Automobile racing

GV1040‑1060.4: Cycling.  Bicycling.  Motorcycling

GV1060.5‑1098: Track and field athletics

GV1100‑1150.9: Fighting sports: Bullfighting, boxing, fencing, etc.

GV1151‑1190: Shooting.  Archery

GV1195‑1198.995: Wrestling

 

Magazines and Journals in the LRC

Cycle World

ESPN

Field & Stream

Fitness

Men’s Fitness

REPS! Maximum Fitness

Road & Track

Runner’s World

Sports Illustrated

 

Research Databases for Online Articles

 Academic OneFile

  • thousands of online articles from a wide array of publications

 CREDO Reference

  • thousands of encyclopedia articles on sports topics with links to other LRC resources

 EBSCO

 CQ Researcher

  • articles about controversial topics in sports

 LexisNexis Academic

  • newspaper articles about people and institutions in the sporting world
  • business information about sports franchises and sport-related companies

 

Websites

ESPN

Sports Illustrated

CBS Sports

NBC Sports

SB Nation