Sports Administration Research Guide

Researching Sports Administration

Start on FDU's homepage, www.fdu.edu. open "Web Shortcuts" dropdown box at left: Select "Libraries"

1)     To find background information on your topic, goto FDU Online Library,
Then choose Credo Reference

Select Type such as "Dictionary" or "Encyclopedia" etc. Key reference book: Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing 4 vols. REF GV713.E53 2011

2)      To find books, go to Search Library Catalog

Select Location for books in "Giovatto Library" or "E-Books" to access online Preview books in "Google Books"

3)      To find scholarly, magazine, or newspaper articles, go to FDU Online Library
Key Databases: SPORTSDiscus

Sports Business Research Networking Business Source Premier

4)      To find a scholarly article, select "peer-review" where it allows you to

If full text of the article is not available, go to Journal Locator and select Title Equals

If is still not available, go to Google Scholar I

If not available, then fill Interlibrary Loan Request Form @ FDU Library web page

4)        Also use Google Scholar's Related Articles feature to find more articles

5)        To cite your references, go to www.knightcite.com

Key Websites

North American Society for Sports Management www.nassm.com

National Collegiate Atheltic Association www.ncaa.org

National Sports Marketing Network www.sportsmarketingnetwork.com

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Michael Liss, Giovatto Librarian liss@fdu.edu