Last Updated: Feb 29, 2016
The best UMass library resources for gaming research are listed below - 1000s of full-text journals, magazines and newspapers; reports on social policy issues; analyst reports for all hospitality industries, markets and companies. For help with HTM research, contact Mike Davis, Business Librarian, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Top Library Resources for HTM Gaming Policy Research
|Hospitality & Tourism Complete
||Comprehensive collection of full-text articles from HTM journals, magazines, and newspapers.
||Psychology journal collection - 1887 to present - to study gambling disorders, gambler psychology.
||Boston Globe full-text, 1980 to present, including every Globe gaming article for the past 35 years.
||Daily newspaper from most US cities. Lexis is the best resource for locating local/regional gaming news.
||Daily newspapers, eight MA cities, weekly business newspapers. Gaming news for MA.
||Check these consumer market reports: Casino/Casino-style Gambling US 2014; Casinos US 2011; Lotteries US 2011.
|IBISWorld Industry Reports
||Current industry analysis of all HTM industries. Check these NAICS industries: #72122, #71321, #71329.
|RKMA Market reports.
||RKMA reports are rich with data analysis. Check this RKMA report: Casinos, gaming and wagering.
|Plunkett Research Online
||Select Entertainment/Media, then Market Research. Check drop-down topic listing.
||Reports on 100s of public policy debates, e.g., Gambling in America; Domestic Poverty.
||News and analysis of current US Congress activities. Articles about gaming initiatives.
||Reports from think tanks, policy institutes and research centers. Left and Right opinion.