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Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Management

This is a basic library guide for students and faculty in the Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Management Department and will help you with your assignments and research.

Basic Research Information


1. You will need to get an ID card to check out library materials from the CSU Library System (Southern, Central, Eastern, Western, and the Connecticut State Library).


2. You will also need to have a Network ID and password to access online databases from off-campus. You can also request books from any of the CSU Libraries with this ID and password.


Library Home Page: Start here when you begin your library research.


Electronic Databases & Online Resources:

Numerous databases that will index journal articles, newspapers, dissertations, etc


Recreation Specific Online Resources:

Use this guide to access specific databases that are related to tourism, recreation & leisure, sports management.


Off Campus Access

Find information on how to access full-text databases with your Network ID and Password.


Journal Finder 

Search for print and online journals by title or use Advanced Search for more options, including browsing journals by subject.



Endnotes is a bibliographic citation manager that will save, organize,  and format all citations in APA or other formats.


Citation Guides

Need information on how to format in the APA style? This site that will provide the answers to your bibliographic citation questions.