Get the score on sports resources at Gleeson

Hey, sport! During a recent reference desk shift, a researcher in the library asked me for statistics about badminton participation. I happily recommended the Sports Market Analytics database (previously known as SBRNet).

SMA gathers in-depth analytics on both professional and hobby sports: market share, demographics, venue reports, and trade publications. Although it focuses on the United States, some sports have international data as well. When I walk in Golden Gate Park, I often see a group of people playing badminton. How big a market are they participating in? Check it out: the sport of badminton engendered a 11.5 million dollar market in 2012.

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