New Database – CABI Leisure Tourism and Tourism Cases

The University Library has recently subscribed to two new resources for hospitality, events, aviation and tourism. Below we’ve shared some information about each database and some guidance on how to access them.

CABI Leisure Tourism

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CABI Leisure Tourism provides full text access to  over 13,000 journals articles, conference papers and reports as well as ebooks. It also includes bibliographic records for lots of other journals (where you can read the abstract to decide whether a journal article would be useful before requesting an interlibrary loan).

CABI Tourism Cases

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Tourism Cases is a collection of case studies on tourism and hospitality written by practitioners and academics. Recent case studies include the development of the Ninki Nanka Train, a responsible tourism initiative in The Gambia and digital tourist experiences along Vincent Van Gogh’s heritage locations.

How to access CABI databases

1. Go to the Database Search on the Library web page.

Library homepage database search

2. Click the link to the full text on Library Search.

Library search - link to CABI

3. A link to CABI Tourism is on the CABI Leisure Tourism database.

CABI database website

Tips for searching CABI Leisure Tourism

Filter your results

When searching CABI you can filter to view full either text journals, subscribed ebooks or ebook chapters – this is useful because this on some records you can only view the abstract.

You can also  filter by topic – topics are Tourism, Hospitality Industry, Leisure and Recreation, Sport, Travel and Technology, and Arts and Entertainment.

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Smart Searches

Smart searches are ready made searches on popular topics where experts at CABI have created combinations of keywords that you can use.

All of the ebooks on CABI Leisure Tourism are discoverable on Library Search but it’s worth going directly to the database itself so you can search the full  range of full text resources.

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