Sports Management & Development

This page will help you get more out of your Library resources for your assignments, projects and dissertations in Sports Development

Independent Research - getting started

How to identify different sources of information and links to useful books and ebooks.

• Developing advanced search strategies

How to search systematically for literature. From the initial stages of understanding your vocabulary to using advanced features in databases.

• Databases

Collections of specialist, subject specific journal literature.

General interest site useful for current awareness.

The website of the professional organisation providing information on careers and training opportunities.

A database of digitised UK doctoral theses offering free online access to theses of participating Higher Education institutions.

The European College of Sport Science is an international non-profit organization. Its purpose is the promotion of science and research, with special attention to the interdisciplinary fields of sport science and sports medicine.

The society aims to develop philosophical, sociological, psychological, pedagogical and historical knowledge of sport from both an historical and present day perspective. As well as giving news and event information the website links to full text access to the society's conference proceedings

A peer reviewed journal and site for sport research sponsored by the School of Sport and Recreation at Aukland University of Technology.


• Statistics

Links to databases and online sources of statistics


Guidance and support for referencing in APA7 and links to information on reference management software

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