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Sports Media: Sports Marketing


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Welcome to the Sports Media LibGuide. Navigate the tabs at the top of this page and within the page boxes to discover research content related to sports promotion & business; sports journalism; and sports, media, & culture.  Questions? Phone, email, chat, or drop by my office (see the box to the right).

- Sally Neal (Librarian Liaison to the College of Communication)

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Market Analysis

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SportsBusiness Daily provides current sports news.  Access to the full content at this site requires a subscription.

Analyze consumer markets, industries, and media consumption with these key databases.

Advertising Markets

Tips for company or industry research:

NAICS Code Lookup - When reseraching a company or industry, it is helpful to know its NAICS (North American Industry Classification System) code which identifies the products or services that the company/industry provides.  Many of the databases listed below can then be searched by NAICS codes.

To learn more about what the databases below cover, consult the Business Database Coverage Chart.  Consult the Butler Libraries Business Databases page for additional business resources.

Key Company/Industry Databases

Sports Illustrated Archive

High school hoops star LeBron James appeared on February 18, 2002. (Image courtesy of Sports Illustrated)

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Sally Neal
I am the liaison librarian for Strategic Communication; Journalism; Sports Media; and English. Am temporarily providing support for Biology and Psychology.

109B Irwin Library

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