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Rosen Research Guides
This guide is designed to help you begin researching topics relating to the lodging industry. For more assistance, please Ask a Rosen Librarian.
A printable version of this guide is also
Lodging PDF (36 KB).
It is often a good idea to begin your research in the following types of sources, which are designed to be consulted for topic overviews or for authoritative information. In many cases, they contain vital information that cannot be found anywhere else. A denotes a core resource.
|Complete Guide to Bed & Breakfasts, Inns, & Guesthouses in the United States, Canada, & Worldwide||Rosen REF TX909 .L35|
|Directory of Hotel and Lodging Companies||Rosen REF TX907 .D5|
|Hospitality Compensation and Benefits Survey (Am. Hotel and Motel Assoc.)||Rosen REF TX911.2 .H65 2002|
|Hotel Business Green Book||Rosen REF TX911.3 .M3 H611|
|Industry Study of Innkeeping Operations & Finance||Rosen REF TX911.2 .A16 2009-2010|
|International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management||Rosen REF TX905 .I68 2005|
|Plunkett's Airline, Hotel, & Travel Industry Almanac||Rosen REF TX907.2 .P58|
|SAGE Handbook of Hospitality Management||Rosen REF TX911.3.M27 S14 2008|
|Timeshare Vacation Ownership Resort Directory||Rosen REF HD7287.65 .T564|
|Top U.S. Hotels, Resorts, & Spas||Rosen REF TX907.2.Z34 T67|
|Travel & Leisure Market Research Handbook||Rosen REF G155 .U6 T74|
|Travel Weekly’s Ultimate Hotel Guide||Rosen REF G155. A1 T671|
|Trends in the Hotel Industry (USA ed.)||Rosen REF TX909 .A1 H3|
|Woodall's North America Campground Directory||Rosen REF GV198.56 .W66|
|ZagatSurvey .. Top International Hotels, Resorts & Spas||Rosen REF TX907.Z3285|
Circulating books relating to the lodging industry are generally found in the following call number ranges:
For more information about the location of books, consult the library catalog.
Through the UCF Library Catalog, you can locate books, journals, audiovisuals, government documents, and other types of materials. You can search the catalog by Keyword, Author, Title, Subject, and many other ways.
The following periodicals are available in print in the library and may contain helpful information about the lodging industry. General hospitality/tourism periodicals may also have relevant material on the industry. To find articles on a specific topic, you may need to use one of our databases. A denotes a scholarly (peer-reviewed) source.
|Developments: The Voice of the Vacation Ownership Industry||Lodging Hospitality|
|FIU Hospitality Review||Resort Trades|
|Florida Restaurant and Lodging||Resort Trades Management & Operations|
|Hotel & Motel Management||Spa Management|
|Hotel Business||Vacation Industry Review|
Some hospitality periodicals, such as Cornell Hospitality Quarterly and Hotels, are moving from print to electronic versions. You can find these and other periodicals online by clicking on Online Journals and typing in the journal title.
To find articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers about your topic, you may need to use one of UCF's many databases. (Note: if you are off campus, click here to find out how to access library databases using your UCF ID card.)
To find databases that are typically most useful for the study of hospitality, click on the Database Locator tab on our homepage, and then choose the subject Hospitality. Some useful databases for lodging research include:
For a more detailed overview of how to use our databases, see the Rosen Research Guide titled Finding Articles.
The Internet is generally not a good place to find scholarly information on the lodging industry. However, you may wish to explore the websites listed on our Helpful Websites page.
Questions? Ask a Rosen Librarian!
A printable version of this guide is also available: Lodging PDF (36 KB)
Rosen Research Guides | Hospitality Research: Lodging Industry
Last updated February 03, 2012 1:12:28 PM