Two digital libraries are accessible. One includes Olympic Games official reports, the IOC’s Olympic Review, oral histories, scholarly sport history journals, conference proceedings, 19th century sports magazines, the archives of the Special Olympics World Games 2015, and 180,000 biographical baseball player cards. The other Offers a wide range of electronic books, reports, journals and instructional videos on performance, training, coaching, social and educational impacts, health and safety, youth development, funding, and legal issues.
The Centre for Tourism Policy and Research focuses on developing and delivering graduate level academic courses and professional management development seminars and workshops. These emphasize ways of encouraging the use of sustainable resource and business management practices.
The idea of creating an international movement for protecting heritage emerged after World War I. The 1972 Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage developed from the merging of two separate movements: the first focusing on the preservation of cultural sites, and the other dealing with the conservation of nature.