Olympic Impact Statements: A series of economic impact reports prepared by different organizations, beginning with the 1984 Summer Games.
Mega-Events & the Olympics: The Olympic Games alone have displaced more than two million people in the last 20 years, mostly the homeless, the poor, and minorities such as Roma and African-Americans. This resource provides information developed by the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions.
Olympics Past & Present: This page links to resources about the Olympic Games. Links include official Olympic Web sites, media sites, historical resources, and more.
Urban Studies Abstracts: Includes scholarship on how Olympic Games affected housing, city plans, transportation, homelessness, etc.
Sociological Abstracts: Important for information on social effects and implications of mega-city sporting events, the Olympics, etc. A great complement to Urban Studies Abstracts.
Avery Index: Includes scholarship on Olympic architecture, urban design, etc.
Academic Search Premier: Multidisciplinary database covering a wide variety of journals, news magazines, dissertations, etc.