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Sports Administration & Sport Management

Resources for sports administration, sport business, and athletic administration

Articles from journals, magazines, trade publications, and newspapers are essential to use when performing sports business research.   The list below gives you the best places to look for articles of all types.

  • You can use academic journals when you need in-depth, authoritative research analysis of a topic.  These articles may also be called "peer-reviewed articles" or "scholarly journals."
  • For industry trends and news, look for articles in magazines, newspapers, and trade publications. 


ArticlesPlus is the big search box on the main library home page.

  • This database searches about 70% of all of the content of the entire Ohio University Libraries system.
  • Use it to search for books, academic articles, magazines, and newspapers that cover your topic.
  • Note that some of the topics above can be very broad, so you may want to look for additional keyword terms to help narrow the number of search results.

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