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Leisure, Youth, and Human Services

A guide to search strategies and best practices for information sources relevant to the field of leisure, youth, and human services.

Welcome to the UNI Library research page for LYHS 3778, Community-based Tourism! 


The resources below will assist you with the assignments in this course.

Use the tabbed menu to find research articles, search tips, and citation assistance.

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Who has this information?

The lists are by no means exhaustive, but rather serve as a starting point for your research. 


  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Tourism bureaus
  • City councils
  • Local school district



Additional Search Tips

  • Use domain feature
    • ​Example: site:gov
    • Example:
  • Search by county name
  • If you search by city name, also include the name of the state
  • Use some of the keywords from classroom handouts
    • Example: "Floyd county" "Iowa" "transportation"
    • Example: "Floyd county" "Iowa" "water use"
  • Use the keyword "statistic"
  • Look for annual reports, executive summaries, formal reports, etc.
  • Sometimes you need to look at the state or national level in order to find information about your county or city