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Guide to Gerontology Resources

This guide provides pointers to resources addressing the topic of Gerontology from many perspectives.

Each tab (above) presents tools and methods to discover different types of information ... books, journals, news, data sets, professional materials, etc.

For comprehensive searching of this interdisciplinary topic, one will need to utilize both general tools and a number of discipline-specific tools that will provide deep coverage of the various research communities.

Academic Search Complete will provide fulltext materials from a core set of journals and magazines.

In-depth journal searching (and other publications) will be identified using the subject-specific journal indexing tools found on our databases page, and using the Scopus interdisciplinary citation index for broad interdisciplinary navigation.

In a similar fashion, the SXU books link will find our local materials. The I-Share search option and the WorldCat index will expand coverage of book materials to many other libraries ... remember, there will be a delay in obtaining these consortial items.

You can also explore historical and current News sources.

The Related Subject Guides (on the top right) provide more comprehensive coverage of individual disciplines. Start your explorations using the "Help by TYPE of information" links to discover the best tools for your particular need. 

Consider consulting our librarians if you are not finding materials on your topic, as we have a number of tricks and tips that may save you time and uncover additional material.

The following tools will help you begin your general research ...



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