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This guide is designed to help you find materials available from the Houston Cole Library for research in physical education.

Education Librarian/ Associate Professor

Laurie Charnigo
Jacksonville State University

Houston Cole Library

700 Pelham Rd N

Jacksonville, AL 36265

(256) 782-5245

FAX: (256) 782-5872

Blackboard IM ID: Laurie Phillips
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Welcome to the Houston Cole Library's Physical Education Guide! The Physical Education page gives you links to key resources to help you start searching for information.

Key Resources

Library Orientation to Databases for Sports & Fitness Research

This Library orientation provides information on what type of information our databases provide for physical education, health, recreation, sports science, and sports management research. Databases covered include SportDiscus, EBSCOhost's Education Databases, Education Index Retrospective 1929-1983, PubMed's Medline, and Sports Business Research Network (SBR Net). This tutorial also includes search tips.

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