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A guide to library resources and research in geriatrics and gerontology


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Key Resources in this Guide

Articles in journals:  search AgeLine, CINAHL Complete, or Medline the most comprehensive databases for articles covering all aspects of gerontology.
Looking for a specific journal?  search the E-journal Finder
Books & print journals: search in Scholar OneSearch, limiting your search to "Library Catalog"
Encyclopedia articles: search Encyclopedia of Gerontology

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