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Sports History & Academics

Welcome to the Seton Hall University Libraries Research Guide. Since the nature of athletics exploration is varied, this is not a comprehensive list of resources, but rather a starting point on your personal path to discovery.

Sports History & Academics

Welcome to the Seton Hall University Libraries Sports & Academics Research Guide.  Since the realm of athletics history exploration is well documented, resources can readily be located to assist your scholarship initiatives regardless of sport type, athlete(s), event(s), and other variables.  This is not a comprehensive list of resources, but rather a starting point on your personal path to discovery.

General Sports Internet Resources

  • Seton Hall University Libraries - Overview of Athletics/Sports Resources
    This is a keyword look at different materials that are available electronically and/or in traditional format within our repository.
  • University of Calgary, Stark Center for Physical Culture & Sports
    Armed with remarkable foresight and extraordinary organizational skills, Gretchen Ghent, librarian at the University of Calgary, began to collect and compile a list of sport research-relevant web sites, long before most of us knew there were such sites. The result was the researcher-friendly Scholarly Sports Sites, a reference web site that Ms. Ghent maintained for 11 years. In 2010, the Stark Center was pleased to become the new home for the Scholarly Sports Sites.
  • Chronology of World Sports
    This document is an attempt to bring various published sources together to present a timeline about Sports. This is an extensive and detailed timeline of the history and events of world sports. All types of physical sports are included, with emphasis on baseball, cricket, hockey, marathon racing, tennis, figure skating, and so much more.
  • Sports History Timeline
    Chronology of various sports and games of note.
  • Sports Museums in the United States
    Directory of various athletics-themed museums and learning centers to help define your search by type of sport and location.
  • Pontifical Council for Culture - Department of Culture & Sport
    The Pontifical Council for Culture traces its origins to the Second Vatican Council and its opening up to that great, dynamic, worried and multiform world of contemporary culture including the value of athletics in society.
  • Pontifical Council for the Laity - Church & Sport
    This site includes a profile of the Council with news reports, best practices, and relevant sites for further study.
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