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Outdoor Studies, Adventure Sports & Leadership

This is UCLan's Outdoor Studies, Adventure Sports & Leadership library page.

For more help and guidance please contact your Faculty Librarian: Louise Guilfoyle

Books

To find books on the Library shelves, use Library Search. If the Library does not have the book you want, you can request a copy from the Document Supply Service.

In addition to our print collection, we have a growing collection of full-text electronic books.  

Journals and Articles

If you have a reference for a particular journal article, or if you want to find out if we take a particular journal title, use the Journal Finder.
If the Library does not have the journal article you want, you can request a copy from the Document Supply Service.

eResources and Databases

A database is an index to published journal articles.

If you want to search for journal articles on a particular topic within the outdoors subject discipline, the main electronic journals databases to search are:

  • Business Source Complete - Business and management journals, e.g. ‘Camping Culture’
  • Digimap - view and create maps of any location in Great Britain using Ordnance Survey map data. Users can also download Ordnance Survey map data for use in other software packages, such as Geographical Information Systems (GIS), drawing software and CAD. 
  • Emerald Management eJournals - database of business and management journals, e.g. ‘Tourism Review’ 
  • Hospitality and Tourism Complete - articles on all areas of recreation, e.g. adventure tourism
  • Mintel - market research reports and news, includes for example reports on outdoor equipment
  • Proquest Central - Multiple databases across all major subject areas, including business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and religion.
  • SPORTDiscus FullText - a range of leisure & recreation journals, e.g. ‘Leisure Management’, ‘Countryside Recreation’
  • Taylor & Francis Library - journal subscriptions including 58 titles in the Sport and Leisure area.

Louise Guilfoyle

Faculty Librarian for Business, Law and Applied Social Studies

lguilfoyle@uclan.ac.uk
01772 892302