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Sports Studies: Get Started

A research guide to Sports Studies resources at Geisel Library and online.

Why Use Reference Sources?

Reference sources include encyclopedias, handbooks, and dictionaries.  They are a great place to begin your research, since they can help with the following:

  • Offer ideas for possible research topics
  • Give you background information on your topic
  • Define unfamiliar terms
  • Suggest keywords to use when searching for books and articles
  • Point you to books and articles on your topic, via "works cited" lists

Selected Subject Headings

Search the library catalog or Worldcat to locate books in Geisel Library.

Listed below are a few subject headings that would be of interest to those performing sports studies research.

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