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Finding Information for Tourism

Books The best way to find books for Tourism is by using Find it at Lincoln. The main classification number for Tourism books is: 338.479 and these can be found on the first floor of the library. Other areas also include: 306.4812 Leisure 790.0904 Sport and Leisure 796.069 Sports Management Journals All journals are shelved on the third floor of the library in alphabetical order. Many of the journals which we subscribe to are also available in electronic format. Search the ejournals A Z found under the resources tab on the main library pages to see if we have access to the sought journal. Databases If you are looking for information on a chosen topic then we recommended using Find it at Lincoln. Not all databases are currently covered by the search engine so it may be better to search individual databases. Recommended Databases ABI/Inform Complete - Mainly fulltext articles on a wide range of business-related issues. CABI Abstracts - Abstracts of journal articles in the fields of leisure, recreation and tourism.

Abstracts are available from 1973 onwards, and are searchable by author and by keyword. EBSCO The host for a number of databases including Academic Search Complete and Business Source Complete (two very good business databases.) Factiva Academic - Access to more than 8,000 international sources including major newspapers, newswires and a wide selection of journals. Especially useful for company information and business news. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ONLY FIVE USERS MAY ACCESS FACTIVA ACADEMIC AT ANY ONE TIME. GMID (Global Market Information Database) formerly known as Euromonitor, this database provides detailed market size data from 52 countries, country data, top brands pertaining to specific countries, world marketing forecasts, lifestyle reports on 60 major and emerging markets, major market profiles of industrialised countries, and market research reports GreenFILE - offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment and is part of the EBSCO package. LexisLibrary Primarily a law database, but has a newspaper tab covering UK newspapers. Marketline Advantage (Datamonitor 360) - offers a comprehensive and unique collection of company, industry, financial, product, country information, research and data extending across every major marketplace and industry. Also

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useful for statistics. These are the recommended databases but there are also numerous other databases available useful for scholarly articles on tourism these include IngentaConnect, Sage Premier, Science Direct and SwetsWise. Ebooks We have two main ebook databases, Dawsonera and My I Library. You can search the databases individually or search via Find it at Lincoln or the library catalogue. Once you have your results up, you can limit by ebooks. Dissertations We hold a number of past dissertations on the ground floor. These can be searched via the library catalogue. Search for the topic then when the results are up, limit by dissertations. Useful Internet Resources Data Sources (Statistics) Eurostat al/page/portal/eurostat/home/ -

aim to share and improve access to quality information and intelligence about Lincolnshire. A useful site for local data. Office of Travel and Tourism Industries - The ITA's Office of Travel and Tourism Industries provides statistical information relating to US visitor arrivals and departures, tourism export news and assistance, market analysis, tourism policy, an online catalogue of current and archived information, as well as a number of links to other tourism websites. National Statistics Online x.html - Data on economy, population and society at national and local level. Summaries and detailed data releases are published free of charge. Neighbourhood Statistics http://www.neighbourhood.statistics. - Useful site compiled by national statistics, but data can be narrowed down by postcode/town etc. Visit Britain dstatistics/index.aspx?url=/staruk here you can find market intelligence, including the latest inbound visitor statistics, tourism trends, forecasts, analysis and commentary. UK Data Archive - - he UK Data Archive holds several thousand datasets for the social sciences and humanities, which it makes available for research and teaching. Other Useful Websites

Statistical office of the European Commission providing a highquality statistical information service. Lincolnshire Research Observatory Established in December 1999, the Lincolnshire Research Observatory (LRO) is a partnership of organisations across the county who

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ATLAS - The Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS) was established in 1991 to develop transnational educational initiatives in tourism and leisure. The Department for Culture, Media and Sport Oversees the work of Sport England and UK Sport and helps set the Government strategy for a whole range of sporting issues, from sport in schools to international sports policy. English Heritage English Heritage is the Government's lead body for the historic environment in England. It is responsible for protecting the best of this country's unique legacy of historic buildings, landscapes and archaeological sites for the benefit of this and future generations. Green Space - - A registered charity set up to help those committed to the planning, design, management and use of public parks and open spaces. Natural England A Government agency that champions the conservation of wildlife and natural features throughout England. The National Trust - A charity which cares for historic buildings and coastal and countryside landscapes. Tourism Concern - Tourism Concern has a wide range of exciting and innovative projects. It works with communities in destination countries to reduce social and environmental problems connected to tourism and with the out-going tourism industry in the UK to find ways of improving tourism so that local benefits are increased. World Lesiure Founded in 1952. This international organization is dedicated to discovering and fostering those conditions that best permit leisure to serve as a force for human growth, development and well-being. World Tourism Organisation The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. Help Daren Mansfield and Martin Osborne are your business librarians. For help in using the above resources please email them at

Drop In Sessions Every Wednesday morning 9.30 11.30 on the ground floor of the business and law building.

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