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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Recreation

An Undergraduate Library Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic of Recreation.

Background Information

Recreation is the pursuit of a pleasurable activity. Generally an outdoor activity, recreation broadly includes tourism or other leisurely pursuits where the goal is relaxation and enjoyment. Use the following sources to learn more about recreation and the cultural, social, and economic issues surrounding it.