Sport Sciences

tekijä: Eeva Marjatta Koponen Viimeisin muutos perjantai 02. kesäkuuta 2017, 15.23

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.

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Main resources:

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

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Main databases
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Additional information

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

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EBSCO Tutorials

 

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

 

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

Books JYKDOK, Finna, Melinda, Ebrary, Dawsonera, EBSCO eBook Collection etc.
Dissertations and theses JYKDOK, JYX, Melinda, FinnaOpen Access Theses and Dissertations, DART-Europe E-theses Portal etc.
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
SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO), SAGE Research Methods Cases etc.
Redfox Dictionary, MOT Dictionary


Reference management Refworks
Citations and impact factors Web of Science (WoS), ScopusJournal Citation Reports (JCR),  Julkaisufoorumi (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
  • academic, professional, basic
  • journal articles, books, book articles
  • academic, professional
Since 1970- (books 1800-) 1970-
Geographical coveridge the most international German speaking countries; international

Peer Reviewed
-limitation

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

 

The main part of the printed sports science collections is situated on the 3rd floor of the Main Library: shelves 362-363 Liik (= books for home loan); shelf 361 Ls Liik (= reference books); shelves 358-359 and 353 Aik IV (= journals).

International cooperation

The University Library of Jyväskylä 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: