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Support for Sport

Liaison Librarian: Sheila Macpherson

Email (preferred): sheila.macpherson@uws.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)141 849 3753 (based at Paisley Campus)

 

Contact us if you would like advice on:

  • finding information for your assignments
  • choosing keywords and setting limits
  • choosing resources to search
  • assessing credibility of sources
  • compiling a search strategy for a literature review
  • reference management

Resources

ACSM's Health and Fitness Journal: full text articles from the American College of Sports Medicine

CINAHL: access to over 3,000 health-related journals; Health Source (Nursing Academic Edition): full text access to 500+ nursing journals

Coaching Science Abstracts: summaries of sports coaching journal articles (not full text)

Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science: index of papers presented at scientific conferences - contact the library for full text

Karger Journals: a collection of biomedical journals

SPORTDiscus: the world's most comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine, providing full text for 550 journals, coverage dating back to 1985 Support Resources

JoVE (Journal of Visualised Experiments): videos of biological, chemical, medical and physical research experiments (on-campus access only)

Nature Online: choose 'Nature Journal' to reach full text articles

Newsbank: full text of around 9,000 local, national and international newspapers and magazines from 1996 onwards

Oxford Scholarship Online: e-books on social science, humanities, science, medicine and law

ScienceDirect: full text journals and e-books on a range of subjects (free registration may be required)

Web of Science: scientific journal article and e-book citation indexing service that also provides full text links to other databases

Wiley Online Library: full text articles covering science, social science and humanities subjects

Zetoc: tables of contents for research journals (not full-text)

Last updated: 19/07/2017