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Outdoor Recreation in Parks & Tourism: Research Help

Welcome to the Outdoor Recreation in Parks & Tourism Research Guide!

This guide is to help you get a jumpstart on Outdoor Recreation in Parks & Tourism Research by giving an overview of what Outdoor Recreation in Parks & Tourism Resources are available in the library, along with some quick tips on how to find and use them.


Sherratt Library provides access to a number of databases on a wide range of subjects. Below is a list of databases with content related to Outdoor Recreation in Parks & Tourism:

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Journals and Periodicals

Although many of the journals we have in Sherratt Library are available in electronic form, there are times when a print copy is the way to go. Below is a sample list of journals and journal/magazine collections we have in either print or electronic formats. See titles for links to each journal. (Note: Print copies of journals are housed on the first floor of Sherratt Library, organized alphabetically by title.)

Books and Ebooks

Here at Sherratt Library, we use the Library of Congress classification system (call numbers) to organize most of our items, including print books and e-books. Below is a general list of call numbers that relate to Outdoor Recreation in Parks & Tourism (they can help you find items faster).

  • GV181.35-181.6 - Recreation leadership. Administration of recreation services
  • GV182-182.5 - Recreational areas and facilities. Recreation centers
  • GV191.2-200.66 - Outdoor life. Outdoor recreation
  • GV191.68-198.975 - Camping
  • GV198.945-198.975 - Farm vacations, dude ranches, etc.
  • GV199-199.62 - Hiking. Pedestrian tours
  • GV199.8-200.35 - Mountaineering
  • GV200.4-200.56 - Orienteering. Wilderness survival
  • GV200.6-200.66 - Caving. Spelunking
  • GV770.3-840 - Water sports: Canoeing, sailing, scuba diving, etc.
  • GV 854-857 skiing and snowboarding
  • GV1040-1060.4 - Cycling. Bicycling.
  • GV 1045-1056 cycling/ mountain biking
  • GV 1061-1065 running
  • GV 1175 archery
  • GV 1200-1203 games, geocaching
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