Sports & Physical Education Databases

Sports & Physical Education Databases

SPORTDiscus with Full Text EBSCOhost 1985-
SPORTDiscus searches peer-reviewed journals and popular publications in the areas of sport, recreation, sports medicine, coaching, physical fitness, history and sociology of sport, and training.

Sports Management

Business Source Premier EBSCOhost years vary
Provides full text for over 2,710 scholarly business journals covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and much more.This database is updated on a daily basis.

Factiva  Proquest  years vary
A Dow Jones & Reuters Company, Factiva provides global content, including Dow Jones and Reuters newswires. Factiva covers nearly 9,000 sources from 152 countries in 22 languages, including more than 120 continuously updated newswires. Factiva is an excellent source for financial data including stock quotes, company comparisons, financial snapshots, SEC filings, interactive charting, and historical market information.

LexisNexis Academic LexisNexis  years vary
Provides access to a broad range of news, business, legal, and reference information.

Sports Medicine & Nutrition

CINAHL Plus with Full Text EBSCOhost 1982-
Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) indexes over 3000 journals from 1982-present as well as books, dissertations, conference proceedings, and professional standards in the areas of nursing and allied health. This version of CINAHL provides online content for over 600 journals and over 200 books with some content dating back to 1937. Also included is the Pre-CINAHL dataset, a current awareness tool that provides basic information about new journal articles before they are indexed in CINAHL.

PubMed  Mid 1960's-
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A service of the National Library of Medicine, PubMed provides access to over 11 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960's and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources. Finding Full Text in PubMed.

Medline  EBSCOhost  1966-
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, the MEDLINE database is widely recognized as the premier source for biomedical literature. MEDLINE encompasses information from Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing, as well as other sources of coverage in the areas of allied health, biological and physical sciences, humanities and information science as they relate to medicine and health care, communication disorders, population biology, and reproductive biology.

PsycINFO EBSCOhost  1872-
PsycINFO covers the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines, including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, and other areas. Communication topics such as interpersonal communication, family communication, male-female communication and nonverbal communication, can be searched in this database. The database includes information from empirical studies, case studies, surveys, bibliographies, literature reviews, discussion articles, conference reports and dissertations.

Sports Sociology

Sociological Abstracts ProQuest 1952-
Abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. An excellent resource for any sociology related topic.

Physical Education

ERIC EBSCOhost 1966-
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This is the primary database for education, and the recommended starting place for your education research. ERIC includes peer-reviewed journal articles, conference papers, standards, and reviews, linking to more than 300,000 full-text documents in education.

Selected General Databases

Academic OneFile Gale/InfoTrac 1980-
Contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources in the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.

Academic Search Premier EBSCOhost years vary
Provides full text for more than 3,430 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. This database is updated on a daily basis.

General OneFile InfoTrac  1980-
Humanities, education, business, science, current events, art, politics, economics, social science, law, health care, computers, technology, environmental issues, and general interest topics.

OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson) EBSCOhost 1982-
This general database includes articles that cover a wide range of topics in education, general science, humanities, and the social sciences. Formerly known as WilsonWeb, OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition contains the full text of articles from over 2,500 publications and abstracts from nearly 3,600 publications.

ScienceDirect Elsevier 1997-
Access to the Elsevier Science journal collection which consists of over 15,000 journals including approximate 735 titles in full-text. Subjects include Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Business & Management Science, Chemistry, Clinical Medicine, Earth Sciences, Economics, Engineering & Technology, Environmental Science, Materials Science, Mathematics & Computer Science, Microbiology & Immunology, Neurosciences, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Physics, and Social Sciences.