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Publication procedures and the principles of data creation may vary according to the discipline. The main focus of sport sciences is on international research and international refereed journal publications are favored in publishing. Read more about the publication culture of different disciplines.

Develop your skills in searching and managing information:

Main resources:

Through the JYKDOK you will find printed and e-resources of the University Library. Basics of JYKDOK.

What are you searching for?

Main databases
Click the title link to get more information!

Additional information

Journal articles SportDiscus with Full Text (EBSCO), Spolit
International e-materials search in JYKDOK

See the table below to get more information!

EBSCO Tutorials


Eric (ProQuest), PsycINFO (Ovid), Medline (Ovid), Sociological Abstracts (ProQuest), Business Source Elite (EBSCO) etc.
Web of Science (Thompson Scientific), Scopus (Elsevier API); Academic Search Elite (EBSCO) etc.


In addition to sport science databases use  resources in neighbouring disciplines and multidisciplinary databases as well


JYKDOK, Finna, Ebook Central, Dawsonera, EBSCO eBook Collection etc.

Research methods: SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO), SAGE Research Methods Cases etc.


Dissertations and theses
Handbooks and dictionaries

Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford Reference Online, International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
Handbook of Sports Studies, The Handbook of Sport Neuropsychology, The Oxford handbook of sport and performance psychology, The handbook of physical education, The economics of sports, SAGE Knowledge - Handbooks

Redfox Dictionary, MOT Dictionary

Reference management


Citations and impact factors Web of Science (WoS), Scopus, Journal Citation Reports (JCR), Publication Forum (JUFO) etc.


International sport science databases:


SportDiscus with Full Text (EBSCO)

Spolit (Open Access)

Available in the University network yes; remote access freely available
Main document types
  • journal articles, books, book articles, conference proceedings
  • academic, professional, basic
  • journal articles, books, book articles
  • academic, professional
Since 1970- (books 1800-) 1970-
Geographical coveridge international German speaking countries; international

Peer Reviewed

yes; important to use! no
Thesaurus Sport Thesaurus German index
Full texts

of over 670 journals,
links to e-journals of the library

links to open access publications
Help EBSCO help, EBSCO Tutorials Searching Spolit, Hilfe zur Suche


International cooperation

The Library of the Open Science Centre works in cooperation with Nordic libraries and international sport information centers:

    • NORSIB (Nordisk samarbeidskomité for Idrettsbibliotek) is a Cooperative Body for Sport Information in the Nordic Countries.

The most important national cooperators in the field are: