Access to Books
Use the UT Library Catalog to access books, periodicals, and other materials. If we have the item, the call number and location of the item will be provided in the record. If we do not have the item you need, you have the option of requesting the item through Interlibrary Loan.
*Important Note: Do not search the catalog for individual journal articles as the journals are catalogued by title only. To find a journal article, use one of the databases listed below.
Locating Articles with Databases
To locate individual journal articles, documents, theses, or other publications, use one of the sources listed on the UT Library database page. You will find the databases sorted by topic. Database access is provided only to UT faculty, staff, and students.
The following databases will be of particular interest when conducting research in the areas of Recreation, Athtletics/Sports, and Dance.
If we do not have the article you need in the UT Library system, you have the option of requesting the item through Interlibrary Loan.
Selected Internet Resources for Sport Studies
The following Internet sites are a few suggested resources for you as starting points in your research.
NCAA - The National Collegiate Athletic Association
NAIA - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Kaboom- Playgrounds and related information
OPE Equity in Athletics Disclosure Website - data reported by nearly 2,000 colleges and universities in the United States that participate in the Federal student aid programs and have intercollegiate athletic programs
Selected Professional Organizations
Below you will find links to the website of professional organizations relating to careers in this area of study.
John C. Hodges Library
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-1000
865-974-3675 - Office Phone