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Sports Management Research Guide


This guide is designed specially for students enrolled in the MS in Sports Management.

Though you can search the library directly via the Adelphi Library Webpage this guide will link you to applicable resources and services available at the library and on the internet, particulary for this program..

Click on the tabs above following this one to find books, journal articles, and other library resources in all formats.


If you are taking an online course, there are many ways for you to get research assistance.

Ask a Librarian lets you chat with a librarian, email a reference question or call the Reference Desk.

Be sure to review the Librarians' desk hours.


Adelphi University places a high value on academic honesty. Plagiarism is defined as using another’s ideas, words, or knowledge in any format (print, online, media, etc.) and passing them on as your own. Whether it is done intentionally or inadvertently, it is still considered plagiarism.

Plagiarism infringes on a person’s right to intellectual property; it is a form of stealing—committing academic dishonesty and infringes on copyright law. 

Examples of plagiarism include:

  • Turning in another person's work as your own (including papers from free websites).

  • Copying text, an excerpt, a paragraph, or a line without proper acknowledgment from books, periodicals, monographs, maps, charts, pamphlets, and other sources, such as the Internet or article databases.

  • Using a quotation without proper documentation (omitting quotation marks).

  • Paraphrasing material without citing the source(s).

  • Purchasing a paper from a research service or a commercial term-paper mill. Sharing or swapping from a local source (other students’ papers).