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Sports and Recreation

Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles
Full text of numerous sports journals, both current and historical, including Journal of Sport History and Olympic Review, as well as the official reports of every Olympics except the 2004 Summer Games in Athens.

International Olympic Committee
Has links to all National Olympic Committees and International Sports Federations. The Olympic Studies Centre includes a link to all Olympic medal winners in addition to access to their online catalog and archives catalog.

National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Official website with biographies of all inductees, information about the Library and Giamatti Research Center, and other features.

Professional Football Research Association
Includes a free full-text version of all the articles in their journal, Coffin Corner.

Everyrule.com
The official rules for hundreds of sports and games.

National Collegiate Athletic Association
Includes links to the athletic programs of member institutions as well as student/athlete eligibility and recruiting rules.

ERIC
Education database which indexes both journals and documents. It includes many citations in the areas of physical education and recreation. Many of the more recent documents, but not the journal articles, are available in full text.

National Sport Information Centre
Library of the Australian Institute of Sport; it offers a wide variety of full-text documents. Although many are specific to Australia and the South Pacific region, it is a valuable resource for studies in sport science and recreation.

The Olympics: A Guide to Reference Sources
How to find information about the Olympics at the Library of Congress and on the Internet.

Women’s Sport Foundation
The best online source for women’s issues in sport, especially Title IX.

Society for American Baseball Research
Numerous publications on baseball history including "The Business of Baseball" (news links, core documents, and other materials related to economic and business aspects of major league baseball).

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