USM catalogs books using the LOC classification. The major headings run from A to Z and there are many sub-classifications.
Health, exercise, and sport sciences are interdisciplinary fields so when doing research be sure to look in more than one area for print books.
B - Psychology
G - Geography, Anthropology, Recreation
L - Education
Q - Science
R - Medicine
T - Technology (Home Economics - Nutrition)
Positive Psychology Coaching
BF637 P36 B56 2007
Exercise Physiology: Theory and Applications to Fitness and Performance
QP301 P64 2007
Unique Considerations of the Female Athlete
RC1218 W65 B78 2010
Sign-in through the MyUSM portal for access to thousands of eBooks via the URSUS catalog or via one of our eBook databases. In URSUS, students have access to books listing 'USM Access' or 'UM System-wide Access.'
In the URSUS Advanced Search, specify
Location as University of Southern Maine Libraries
Material Type as an ebook
Then type in keyword(s), for example:
Select a title and then you may need to click on another link (e.g. UM System Wide Access, USM Access, Ebrary Academic Collection, etc.) to access the content.
USM's ebooks can be accessed on or off-campus. USM students have access to USM and UMS online books.