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Looking for a book? Looking for books, journal articles, newspaper articles and more on a particular topic?

LibrarySearch allows you to search for all of these from a simple single interface. 

To conduct a more comprehensive search, or to search for specialist resources, please see the list of subject resources below. If you are unsure which resources LibrarySearch includes, see the LibrarySearch homepage. 

Subject resources:

SPORTDiscus includes over 200 full-text academic journals and several hundred magazines covering all areas of sports and sports medicine literature. A further 100 titles are covered with abstracts only, although the full-text may be available elsewhere at Abertay – check the ‘Full text at Abertay’ button from SportDiscus, or use the journal search to check if we have full-text access to the journal list.

Ovid Journals Includes Exercise & Sport Sciences Review, Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, and Strength & Conditioning Journal.

Pubmed PMC is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).

ProQuest Central A multidisciplinary database of journal and newspaper articles with good coverage for Sport students.

Sage Journals Full text of nearly 500 Sage journals covering all disciplines, dating from 1999. 

SpringerLINK Full-text articles from more than 2,500 journals including Sport Sciences for Health and Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.

Taylor & Francis Online Access to over 1100 social sciences and humanities journals including Sports Biomechanics and European Journal of Sport Science.

Scopus Access to the largest abstract and indexing database of peer-reviewed literature. Coverage is multidiscipinary.

Sport Psychology students should also have a look at the Psychology Subject Guide.

Useful websites

SportScience A useful resource to help with research design. It also has a section on statistics that you may find useful.

Sport Scotland The national agency for the development of sport in Scotland.The Resources library includes publications, reports and statistics that you may find useful. 

Need help with finding and referencing sources of information? Contact your Academic Librarian.

School of Social and Health Sciences   Noelle McDougall -, Tel: 01382 308836



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