9: An Annotated List of Reference Websites
Sports and Recreation
Amateur Athletic Foundation of
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.
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.
Hall of Fame and Museum
Official website with biographies of
all inductees, information about the Library and Giamatti Research Center, and other features.
Includes a free full-text version of all the articles in their
journal, Coffin Corner.
The official rules for hundreds of sports and games.
National Collegiate Athletic
Includes links to the athletic programs of member institutions
as well as student/athlete eligibility and recruiting rules.
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
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.
A Guide to Reference Sources
How to find information about the Olympics at the Library of Congress
and on the Internet.
The best online source for women’s issues in sport, especially
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
States Golf Association
Historical golf publications free in full text.