Academic Product Spotlight – December 2017: SPORTDiscus from EBSCO
Each month, WiLS highlights a product to raise awareness of our many group and consortium purchase offerings. We’ll tell you about the offer, about the product and even provide some information that you can drop right into your own newsletters, blogs or websites. This month, we’ll be talking about SPORTDiscus from EBSCO.
WiLS has a robust group purchase for SPORTDiscus. We offer group pricing for both the Index and Index + Full Text Products. The group renews on February 1st with renewal pricing available no later than January 1st. Pro-rated pricing is available to libraries interested in joining the group mid-year.
SPORTDiscus is a premier source of literature for sports and sports medicine journals, providing full-text content from many well-known and respected sources. It is an essential tool for health professionals, researchers and students, providing extensive coverage in the areas of fitness, health and sport studies.
Primarily an academic product, SPORTDiscus has high-quality content from over 660 journals and also includes books, book chapters and conference proceedings. As such, it’s a great resource for both students and faculty in all sorts of disciplines including consumer health, coaching and education, exercise science, and clinical specialties such as orthopedics. Key titles in the database include: International Journal of Sports Sciences & Fitness, Journal of Physical Education and even Sports Illustrated. You can view the full-text coverage list here: https://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/s4h-coverage.pdf
SPORTDiscus takes full advantage of the EBSCOhost platform which includes a wide variety of searching, filtering and cross-linking options. EBSCOhost also offers very robust user guides and tutorials to help you make the most out of the interface. Take a look at those support options here: http://support.ebsco.com/help/?int=ehost
For pricing, trials or any other information on this group, contact Jeff Brunner ()