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Sport Management: Introduction

Introduction

 

Welcome to the Library service of the Institute of Technology, Carlow.  The services provided by the Library include book lending, individual and group study facilities, photocopying, information retrieval service and access to a range of online databases.

The Library holds a broad range of resources both printed and electronic to support the subject area of  Sport Management. These include books, journals, case studies, databases, official publications, newspapers and various other items.

To facilitate the research process, this guide provides a brief outline of how to search for these different types of material.

 

Featured Sport Management Resource

New Business Resources

Sage Business Cases

The Library now has a trial of Sage Business Cases which provides access to case studies covering a broad range of Business areas to support Business related research.
Subjects covered include entrepreneurship, accounting, leadership, human resource management etc.  Our trial to this online database is for two months until the end of November.

Nexis Uni

We have now updated our searching platform for the Lexis Nexis News and Business database. This new searching platform is now called Nexis Uni and offers a more streamlined searching approach. The Nexis Uni database provides access to authoritative business, news, country, market research and industry sources and provides you with pre-formatted reports in an instant, and company, industry and executive profiles. This platform enables you to gain Insights and current information including financial information on national and international companies and the industries they operate in.
This database also provides access to a comprehensive range of online national and international newspapers.

Form more information, please see the Subject Databases tab.

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Did you know our collection of online Taylor and Francis journals contains a number of Sports Journals:

Social Sciences & Humanities Library (Taylor & Francis)

IT Carlow patrons can access this online collection of over 1000 journals. The major subject areas covered by the SSH library are: Arts & Humanities, Behavioral Science, Business, Management & Economics, Criminology & Law, Education, Planning, Urban & Environment, Media, Cultural & Communication Studies, Politics, International Relations & Area Studies, Public Health & Social Care, Sociology & Related Disciplines, Sport, Leisure & Tourism. Coverage is from 1997 onwards. This site also allows the searching of all Taylor & Francis online publications.

Sample Sport journal titles include:

International Journal of the History of Sport

Soccer & Society

European Sport Management Quarterly

Journal of Sports Sciences

Managing Sport & Leisure