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JOUR328B - Special Topics in News Writing & Reporting: Sports Reporting and Writing

Resources to support class assignments in Jour328B.

Sources for Sports Journalism Research

Try the following resources for background information from articles in scholarly, popular and trade publications:

WorldCat UMD - Books and Other Library Materials

WorldCat UMD provides access to books, serial publications, media, visual materials and archival materials in the UM Libraries as well as those in the UM System and libraries worldwide. 

For best results: use the Advanced Search link from the Library home page and search by Subject Heading.

Selected subject headings to try:

  • Basketball for Women Maryland college park 
  • College Sports United States
  • Maryland Terrapins (Basketball team)
  • Sports Journalism
  • Sports Writing
  • Terrapins (Football)
  • University of Maryland at College Park Basketball
  • University of Maryland College Park Football
  • University of Maryland at College Park Sports

Or search key figures in Maryland athletics as a subject (last name first), such as:

Bias, Len
Driesell, Lefty
Friedgen, Ralph
Williams, Gary

Off-Campus Access to Library Resources

Most databases, reference works, and e-journals are restricted to current students, faculty, and staff at the University of Maryland.

In order to access databases and online journals remotely, use Database Finder. When prompted to select a campus, select the option for University of Maryland, College Park and then "Students, Faculty, and Staff". Then log in with your Directory ID, the same username you use for email and other campus services.