The Zinman College library at Wingate is the main library for sport and physical education in Israel. The library’s specializations are physical activity, the sport sciences and movement: sport medicine, sport psychology, sport psychology, exercise physiology, biomechanics, formal and informal physical education, leisure and recreation, training, the Olympic movement, sport organization and management, planning sport facilities, dance and the various sports.
The library is well stocked with books, printed and electronic journals, disks and theses for advanced degrees. The library purchases materials in Hebrew and English in all areas of its specialization at the level required for research, teaching and learning. The catalogue is computerized and accessible to all on the internet.
The library subscribes to bibliographical information bases that contain links to full text articles: SportDiscus – a data base of information about sport, physical activity and physical education; Academic Search Premier and ProQuest Research Library – data bases that include tens of thousands of articles, most of them full-text, in the library’s areas of specialization and in general subjects as well; ProQuest Education Journals – about education; the Haifa Key to journal articles in Hebrew and a dictionary. The library also subscribes to 15 journals in English that do not belong to any of these data bases.
To enter the library internet site click here (Hebrew).