Subjects: HPERS (Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Sport)

Interlibrary Loan

Need a book or an article? Use Interlibrary Loan! It's a free service for Shepherd University faculty, staff, students and Scarborough Society members

BOOK/AUDIO-VISUAL

(Please allow 5-10 days for shipping)

There are two ways to request books/av online:

       Go to Worldcat (refer to the Worldcat Tutorial if you need assistance)

OR

       Fill in the Book Request Form or the CD/DVD/VHS Request Form

 

JOURNAL ARTICLES

(Usually delivered electronically within three days. Check your email daily (including your 'junk' mail)).

         Fill in the Article Request Form

If the article does not arrive within 7 days or if you have any questions, please contact Josh DiSalvo at jdisalvo@shepherd.edu or 304-876-5691.

Finding Information

BOOKS & VIDEOS

Search books and videos on HPER and related topics in Max, the library's online catalog.

REFERENCE COLLECTION

The reference collection includes handbooks, encyclopedias, dictionaries and directories, as well as pharmacology sources and statistical information. Reference books can be found by searching Max, or by browsing the shelves using the Library of Congress Classification listed below. Reference books are shelved on the main floor of Scarborough Library. 

FINDING ARTICLES IN HPER JOURNALS, PROFESSIONAL MAGAZINES, and DATABASES

If you know the title of a journal or magazine, check in the Library's Full-text Journal Listing for available. The Full-text Journal Listing is searchable by title or subject.

Students have access to online databases on campus as well as off-campus from the Library's main web page. Off-campus use requires the user to have a campus user ID and password.

Keyword/Subject Searching Help

  • Athletics
  • Ball Games (Specific titles may be used)
  • Diet
  • Discrimination in Sports
  • Doping in Sports
  • Games
  • Health Education
  • Nutrition
  • Olympics
  • Physical Education and Training
  • Physiological Aspects
  • Racket Games (Specific titles may be used)
  • Recreation
  • Sports Medicine
  • Teamwork (Sports)

Browsing the Shelves

Call numbers for HPER and related fields can be found in the following LC Classifications list:

GV Recreation/Leisure
HD    Social Sciences/Land Use
HF   Commerce
LC   Education
QM   Human Anatomy
R     Medicine   
SD   Forestry
SH Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling
SK Hunting sports