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A multi-disciplinary database that provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.


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Scholarly journal articles on all subjects, some are full text; many have links to cited references.

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Abstracted articles from 19,000 medical journals. Also free to the public from the National Library of Medicine's PubMedGoPubMed searches the same databases as MedLine and PubMed but adds a neat index for concept searching.


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Full text of life science research articles.

Sportscience Resource contains images Some full text available
Peer-reviewed journal and a website that includes information on sports medicine, nutrition and training.

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Comprehensive coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines provided by the Sport Information Resource Center (SPIRS).  Includes over 700,000 records of monographs and journal articles going back as far as 1800.

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

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An extensive collection of hundreds of thousands of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms. 
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Over 600 online reference titles in all subject areas.  Allows cross-referencing between titles and expanding searches into the Truman catalog and other library resources.
Encyclopedia of International Sports Studies.
Shelf Location: Reference GV 567 E48 2006 Restricted Resource Resource contains images
Covers sports medicine, sport science, the social science of sport, and sports engineering and technology.

Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine.
Shelf Location: Reference RC 1206 E53 2011 Restricted Resource Some full text available
Covers prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries

Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science and Medicine:
Shelf Location: Reference RC 1206 O94 2006 Restricted Resource Some full text available

Online Book Collection

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ebrary's Academic Complete is a growing ebook collection offering online, full-text access to over 70,000 titles in all academic subject areas.

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OregonPDF - Kinesiology Publications Restricted Resource Some full text available

This is an index to theses in exercise science. Pickler Library has the actual theses on microfiche. It is called Health, Physical Education and Recreation Microform Publications. They were compiled by the University of Oregon. The early years were called Microform Publications Bulletin. Ceased publication in 2006. Some of these are digitized. at OregonPDF.


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Films on Demand is a multi-disciplinary collection of streaming videos from Films Media Group. It includes over 8,000 full-length videos / 90,000 clips  that cover a wide range of academic disciplines: psychology, history, literature, languages, engineering, business, art, sociology, sciences and more. A tutorial is available that will show you how to access Films On Demand from anywhere.  It also instructs on how to add a Films On Demand video to Blackboard.  The tutorial is available at: http://clockhar.sites.truman.edu/films-on-demand/

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Guides for how to use the American Psychological Association (APA) citation style; the Modern Language Association (MLA) citation style; and the Chicago/Turabian citation style.  This page also has information on how to use tools that automatically format bibliographic information for you such as: EndNote, Zotero, and EasyBib.com.

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Sports Science Center Some full text available
Contains articles on hydration, sports nutrition, training, performance, medical conditions, sports injuries, and youth in sports.  Created by the Gatorade Sports Science Institute

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