Sport, Leisure and Tourism Information Sources

Author: Martin Scarrott

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136364544

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 284

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Sport, Leisure and Tourism is a practical guide to finding information, encouraging readers to make active use of libraries in their research. This book provides readers with an understanding of the major information search tools which are available. It is a starting point in the search for information which offers advice and indicates some of the major sources which are available. Sport, Leisure and Tourism Information Sources is aimed primarily at final year undergraduate and postgraduate students who are preparing a dissertation in the area of sport and leisure studies who need access to information sources. It is also ideal for academics for teaching purposes and practitioners in the sport and leisure industry needing to undertake research.

Sports, Exercise, and Fitness

A Guide to Reference and Information Sources

Author: Mary Beth Allen

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563088193

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 287

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An easy-to-use guide to nearly 1,000 information sources on sports, exercise, and fitness.

Information Sources of Political Science

Author: Stephen W. Green,Douglas Ernest

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1576071049

Category: Political Science

Page: 593

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A comprehensive bibliography of American and international politics covers print and electronic materials published in English, primarily in the U.S. and U.K., with most chapters arranged by reference format, then alphabetically by title.

Ibss: Economics: 1999

Author: British Library of Political and Economic Science

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415240093

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 654

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The International Bibliographies of the Social Sciences have been renowned for their international coverage and rigorous selection procedures for nearly 50 years. Arranged by topic and indexed by author, subject and place-name, each bibliography lists and

Research Methods for Leisure and Tourism

A Practical Guide

Author: Anthony James Veal

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780273682004

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 421

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A comprehensive guide to practical research in the leisure and tourism sector.

Research Methods for Leisure and Tourism

Author: A.J. Veal

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN: 1292217863

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 640

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Now in its fifth edition, Research Methods for Leisure and Tourism has become the ultimate reference text for both students enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and practising managers. This book combines comprehensive coverage of a wide variety of qualitative and quantitative research methods with step-by step guidance through research software including Excel, SPSS and NVivo. Key features Coverage of both qualitative and quantitative research methods, ensuring a balanced approach to data collection and analysis Practical guidance on conducting research and writing reports, showing the ‘how’ as well as the ‘what’ Detailed coverage of the development of conceptual frameworks for research, research design, analytical methods and the composition of research reports, providing everything required to conduct a research project International case studies and extensive examples from the leisure and tourism literature Questions, exercises and further reading for each chapter Extensive web-based support materials New to this edition The fifth edition has been fully updated throughout and includes additional material on: Management and policy-related research methods EndNote bibliographic referencing software Notes on additional methods including: big data, discourse analysis, multiple correspondence analysis, netnography/web-based research, people meters For the analysis of quantitative data, SPSS is updated to version 23 For qualitative data analysis, the guide to NVivo software is updated to version 11.

Educational Research

Contemporary Issues and Practical Approaches

Author: Jerry J. Wellington

Publisher: Burns & Oates

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 214

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Anyone embarking on a research project in education is likely to asked (and be asked) the following questions: What is educational research? What are the exisiting approaches? What research has already been done? How should research be conducted? How should it be presented? What is the value of such research?In this no-nonsense, practical and accessible guide, Jerry Wellington provides clear and constructive answers to these questions, complete with detailed advice on interviewing, case studies, surveys, documentary research, the Delphi method and the use of focus groups.

Ecotourism

A Practical Guide for Rural Communities

Author: Sue Beeton

Publisher: Landlinks Press

ISBN: 9780643063594

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 186

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What is ecotourism? - Working in and with the local environment - Starting and managing a tourist business.

The Leisure Literature

A Guide to Sources in Leisure Studies, Fitness, Sports, and Travel

Author: Nancy L. Herron,Adele F. Bane

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated

ISBN: 9781563080623

Category: Reference

Page: 181

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Designed to familiarise researchers, students, faculty, librarians, and leisure studies professionals working in areas of leisure studies, sports, fitness and travel/tourism with English-language resources available in today's information market place, this guide identifies, describes and organises into a usable format 283 reference sources that support research related to leisure. Current information about leisure studies and data related to the largest, fastest-growing, leisure-related activities (sports, fitness, and travel/tourism) are encompassed by the text.

Research Methods in Sport Studies and Sport Management

A Practical Guide

Author: A.J. Veal,Simon Darcy

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317691156

Category:

Page: 616

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Research can be a challenging but rewarding activity. All degree-level students studying sport, and all effective professionals working in the sport sector need to have a sound understanding of research methods and how to critically interpret research findings. This broad-ranging, in-depth and practical textbook introduces research methods for students on sport-related degree courses, outlining the knowledge and practical skills needed to undertake meaningful research and to become a knowledgeable consumer of the research of others. The book explores every element of the research process, from the fundamental ‘what, why and who?’ questions, through research plans, literature review, qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection and data analysis, to the communication of research results. It offers a critical appraisal of alternative methods, including mixed methods, as well as clear guidance on how to use each particular method. Every chapter contains test questions and practical exercises, detailed case studies, a clear chapter summary and extensive guides to further sport-related study resources, to enable students to check their understanding and develop, extend and apply their practical skills. Step-by-step introductions to the use of the key statistical packages Excel, SPSS and NVivo in sport research are included. On-line support materials include some 400 PowerPoint slides and copies of data-sets used in the book. With deeper and broader coverage than any other sport-related research methods textbook, and a clear focus on ‘how to do it’, Research Methods for Sport Studies and Sport Management is an essential companion for any sport-related degree course.

Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality Research

A Handbook for Managers and Researchers

Author: J. R. Brent Ritchie,Charles R. Goeldner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 614

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The editors have updated and revised this edition and added 12 new authors to their distinguished list of contributors from academia and industry. Contains the latest research methodologies, statistics and techniques relevant to tourism and hospitality. Includes additional material regarding the airline industry, supporting disciplines in the social sciences and environmental issues. Reflects the increasing emphasis on globalization focusing more extensively on the area of research which seeks to evaluate the effectiveness of tourism advertising.

Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources

Author: Linda D. Hall

Publisher: Gale Cengage

ISBN: 9780787697037

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1314

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Each updated edition of this detailed resource identifies nearly 35,000 live, print and electronic sources of information listed under more than 1,100 alphabetically arranged subjects -- industries and business concepts and practices. Edited by business information expert James Woy.

Research Methods for Sport Studies

Author: Chris Gratton,Ian Jones

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415268776

Category: Social Science

Page: 288

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This textbook is essential reading for those undertaking research into sport from a social science or management approach, either as part of an academic course, or for those employed within sport-related industries. It provides a step-by-step guide to the research process, from the concept stage through to the presentation of results. Throughout the book, the research methodology is brought to life through the use of relevant case studies and examples.

Selection of library materials in applied and interdisciplinary fields

Author: Beth J. Shapiro,John Whaley,American Library Association. Collection Management and Development Committee

Publisher: Amer Library Assn

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 287

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Offers advice on strategies and sources for selecting materials in agriculture, business, criminal justice, education, law, social work, urban planning, and the health sciences