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Theme Park & Attraction Industry Research Guide


This is just a sample of eBooks available to you through the UCF Libraries databases.  Search the UCF Libraries' catalog to search for more. 

New Books - Theme Parks

Print Books

Print books relating to the Theme Park and Attractions Industry are generally found in the following call number ranges:

Roadside attractions


Disney, Universal guidebooks


Theme park & attractions, some general and subtopics

G155 .A1
GV1851 - GV1860

Disney's history, development

PN1998.3 - PN1999

Conventions, conferences

TX911.2 - TX911.3


It is often a good idea to begin your research in the following types of references sources, which are designed to be consulted for topic overview or for authoritative information. In many cases, they contain vital information that cannot be found anywhere else.

The following books can be found in the Rosen Library reference section.



Call Number

Directory of North Am. Fairs, Festivals, & Expositions

Rosen REF T391 .D57 2005

Economic Impact of the Attractions Industry

Rosen REF GV1853.2 .E26 2006

Encyclopedia of World's Fairs and Expositions

Rosen REF T395 .F56 2008

Florida’s Museums and Cultural Attractions

Rosen REF F309.3 .B365 2008

Funparks & Attractions: International Guide

Rosen REF GV1851 .F85 2005

IAAPA Amusement Park Benchmark Study

Rosen REF GV1851.A3 I1373

IAAPA Family Entertainment Center Benchmark Study

Rosen REF GV1851.A3 I1375

IAAPA Water Park Benchmark Study

Rosen REF GV1851.A3 I1377

International Amusement Industry Buyers Guide

Rosen REF GV1851 .A3 A557 2005

Managing Attractions for More Profit

Rosen REF GV1851 .A4 M36

Outlook for Travel & Tourism

Rosen REF G155.U6 M273

Travel & Tourism Market Research Handbook

Rosen REF G155 .U6 T74


If you need more assistance in locating or using appropriate reference sources, Ask a Rosen Librarian.