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Database Guides: SPORTDiscus

Information about using the various databases in the A-Z Online Resources,


What is it?

SPORTDiscus contains citations and abstracts for over 1.5 million items about sport, fitness and related disciplines.  These include journal articles, abstracts of books, and conference papers. 

This database also includes information about over 20,000 theses and dissertations in sports research.

What is it for?

Use SPORTDiscus to find information about journal articles and books on sport studies.

How to access it

Login to the Portal and then choose SPORTDiscus from the A-Z List of Online Resources

How to search

See Successful Search Techniques.

Full text?


Refworks ?
Records can be downloaded into RefWorks (a software product for managing references and formatting bibliographies).

Other useful resources

See the Sports Studies Subject Research Guide.

Further help

Click on "help" in the top right corner of the search screen to get detailed information about using SPORTDiscus.