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Sports Studies, Coaching and Development: Finding Articles

A Subject Guide for Sports Coaching students at The University of South Wales

FINDING ARTICLES

We have access to many thousands of e-journals and print journals.

Searching for a specific journal title?
1. Go to FINDit. Select the Find Journal link.

2. Search here for the title of the journal e.g. American History.

Searching for a specific journal article or generally for a topic?
1. Go to FINDit. Select the Article Search tab.
2. Search here for the title of the article e.g. 'The broken hexagon: French nuclear culture between Empire and Cold War'. 

KEY DATABASES

Academic Search Complete (Previously Academic Search Premier)  A full text database including 1800 publications as well as images, for nearly every academic field of study.

Proquest Psychology Journals                                                      Provides abstracts and indexing for more than 650 titles, with over 540 titles available in full-text.  It encompasses a wide range of topics from leading psychology and psychosomatic publications.  

Science Direct Elsevier's electronic collection of science, technology and medical full-text and bibliographic information.

SPORTDiscus   Offers bibliographic coverage of sport, fitness and realted disciplines.

Web of Science A multi-disciplinary index giving access to the Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index and conference proceedings.

NEWSPAPERS

Search the archives of UK national and local newspapers by using any of the following resources:

LexisLibrary
European Newsstream (formerly UK Newsstand)

FINDit

ELSEWHERE ON THE WEB

GOOGLE SCHOLAR

Google Scholar is a great way of searching for information and is a useful supplement to database searches. More information can be found on our Help page.