Course Research Pages
SMG 404 - Ethics in Sports Management
Biography in Context - Biographical articles and reports on athletes, coaches, and other sports figures. Search by name or sport in upper right search box or browse the Athletes category on the home page.
CQ Researcher - Current and past reports on controversial issues in the U.S. Search for topics such as drug testing, college sports, Title IX, and many more.
EBSCO - Current and past news and academic articles in many subjects, mostly full-text.
Historical New York Times - Search here for New York Times newspaper articles as far as back as 1851.
LexisNexis Academic - Current and past articles from news, trade, business, and entertainment publications.
Sports Business Research Network (SBRNet) - Current and historical market research statistics and industry news articles covering the sporting goods and sports marketing industry.
The Sport Journal
Monthly refereed sports journal, published by the United Sports Academy.
Sample Subject Headings for Finding Books
- African American athletes public opinion
- College sports
- Doping in sports
- Professional sports economic aspects United States
- Sports corrupt practices United States
- Sports management
- Sports moral and ethical aspects
- Sports social aspects
- Stadiums United States finance
- Women athletes
You may also search the library catalog by keyword, such as Title IX.
Selected Web Sites
Bowl Championship Series
Official site for all college bowl information, including media releases, rankings, polls, and a description of how the bowl system works.
Field of Schemes
Blog written by Neil DeMause, a writer for the Village Voice. A critical look at stadium financing.
Stuff Works: Athletic Drug Testing
An unbiased overview of performance enhancing drugs and how athletes are tested for them.
on Intercollegiate Athletics
The commission was founded twenty years ago to address scandals in college sports at the time and to stress the importance of academics in college athletic programs. The original 1991 Knight Commission Report is available here, as well as more recent updates.
Phenoms to Professionals Forum
Player Dress Code
The code as written by the NBA.
Athletic Association (NCAA)
The organization that oversees the governance of college athletic programs and the ethics of student-athletes.
Contains information on both sides of popular debate topics.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Includes information on the history of hunting in the U.S., hunting regulations, statistics, and economic information on hunting and links to state wildlife offices.
Advocates for women’s sports and health issues such as Title IX enforcement, equality in coaching and sports administration, and proper nutrition for the female athlete. Includes a database of topical questions and answers from experts.
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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association - BF76.7 .P83 2010 (Located in Library Permanent Reserves)