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Recreation, Sport and Wellness Research Guide

You can use library electronic resources from any computer on or off campus. See a complete listing of electronic resources by name, provider, or subject. Databases covering recreation and leisure studies are listed below.

  • Academic OneFile (Gale) - scholarly database containing journals, podcasts, and transcripts
  • Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) - comprehensive database of scholarly journals
  • Educator's Reference Complete (Gale) - full text periodicals for teachers and school administrators
  • ERIC (EBSCO) - digests and citations from education-related journals with links to full text articles 
  • Guide to Social Science and Religion - index to periodicals covering religion and social science
  • Health Reference Center Academic (Gale) - nursing and allied health journals, plus personal health information sources
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO) - scholarly journals in many medical disciplines; includes medical dictionary
  • Medline (EBSCO) - authoritative health and medical information
  • Oxford Reference Online - Find facts, figures, definitions, quotations, translations, and illustrations from Oxford reference titles.
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  • Professional Development Collection (EBSCO) - education journals
  • PsycINFO (EBSCO) - index for psychology journals, books, etc. with links to many full text articles

More electronic resources are available through Boston Public Library. However, you must first take a minute to sign up for a BPL eCard.


  • Gordon's Periodical List is a complete list of all journals available through Jenks Library (full text in databases, online, and print).
  • Print journals are located in the periodicals area on the 4th floor of Jenks. Please note that journals are arranged alphabetically by title, not by subject area.


  • Search the online catalog to find materials on topics in recreation and leisure studies.
  • If you want to browse the shelves, some related call numbers are:
 GV1-200   Recreation
 GV201-556   Physical Education & Training
 GV557-1198    Sports
 GV1199-1540   Games & Amusements

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