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Sport Business Subject Research Guide: Print Resources

Key resources in Sport Business

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Reference books include encyclopedias, dictionaries, manuals, handbooks, almanacs, atlases and directories.  The reference books are located in the Cannon Memorial Library in the Reference Section on the main floor.  Reference books do not circulate and may only be used in the library. 


Best Golf Course Management Practices
GV975.5 .M33 2001   

Brand NFL: Making and Selling America's Favorite Sport
GV954.3 .O75 2007  

The Business of Sport: Text and Cases on Strategy and Management
GV716 .F678 2006    

Career Coach: Managing Your Career in the Sports Industry
GV734.3 .F54 2008     

Contemporary Sport Management
GV713 .C66 2007     

Diversity in Sport Organizations
GV713 .C86 2007     

The Economics of Sport: An International Perspective
GV716 .S28 2004          

Essentials of Sports Law (also available as an e-book)
KF3989 .W66 2002                

Financing Sport
GV716 .H69 2004      

Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations
GV713 .H86 2004    

Handbook of Sports Economics Research
GV716 .H36 2006    

An Insider's Guide to Managing Sporting Events
GV713 .S63 2002    

Managing Sports Organizations: Responsibility for Performance (also available as an e-book)
GV713 .M363 2003   

New Game Plan for College Sport
GV351 .N48 2006

Practical Golf Course Maintenance: the Magic of Greens-Keeping
GV975 .W58 2005    

Profiles of Sport Industry Professionals
GV 713 P77 2001     

Recreational Sport Management
GV181.43 .R43 2005    

Sport  Finance
GV716 .F75 2003

Sport  Public Relations: Managing Organizational Communication
GV714 .S77 2006    

The Sports Event Management and Marketing Playbook
GV716 .S86 2005

Sports Fields: A Manual for Design and Maintenance
GV 413 P85 1999     

Sports Marketing
GV716 .F85 2007    

Strategic Sports Event Management: An International Approach
GV713 .M3678 2004   

The Ultimate Guide to Sports Marketing (also available as ebook)
GV713 G62 2001 


ACSM’s Health / Fitness Facility Standards and Guidelines
REF GV429 .A45 1997

Career Opportunities in the Sports Industry
REF GV734 .F545 2004

Encyclopedia of International Sports Studies
REF GV567 .E486 2006

Handbook of Sports Psychology (also available as ebook)
REF GV 706.4 .H37 2001

Law for Recreation and Sport Managers
KF3989 .S64 2010    (on Reserve at Circulation Desk)

The Recreation and Entertainment Industries: An Information Sourcebook
REF GV188.3.U6 C57 2000

Sport in American Culture
REF GV706.2 .D86 2004

Statistical Encyclopedia of North American Professional Sports
REF GV581 .G37 2008

Ultimate Book of Franchises: From the Franchise Experts at Entrepreneur Magazine
REF HF5429.23 .L47 2007

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How do I find a book on the shelf?

The Cannon Memorial Library uses the Library of Congress classification system to organize the books on the shelves.  This system uses a combination of letters and numbers referred to as LC Call Numbers. Books related to Sport Business may be found under the following LC Call Numbers:

BF    Psychology

BJ    Ethics

GV   Recreation. Leisure

HA   Statistics

HB   Economic theory. Demography

HC   Economic history and conditions

HD   Industries. Land use. Labor

HE   Transporation and communications

HF   Commerce

HG   Finance

HJ   Public finance

HM  Sociology (General)

L     Law

For more information on how to read the LC call numbers and locate a book on the shelf, click here: LC Call Numbers