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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

Key Databases

  • AgeLine  Icon
    AgeLine focuses on those aged 50+ and issues of aging. Useful for searching for the literature of social gerontology and includes aging-related content from the health sciences, psychology, sociology, social work, economics, and public policy. AgeLine indexes over 600 journals, books, book chapters, reports, dissertations, consumer guides, and educational videos.
  • CINAHL Complete
    The world's most comprehensive index for nursing & allied health journals, indexes 5,300 journals; providing full text for more than 1,400 journals. Covers 1937-present. Also indexes nursing dissertations, books, systematic reviews, case studies, proceedings, and more than 100 full-text Evidence-based Care Sheets.
  • Medline
    Authoritative biomedical and health articles from 5,600 worldwide journals in 60 languages; also including some nursing, dentistry, veterinary, health policy, pre-clinical sciences. The majority of the publications covered are scholarly journals, a small number of newspapers, magazines and newsletters are included. 1946 - present.
  • PsycINFO
    PsycINFO is the most comprehensive index to journal articles, book chapters, technical reports in psychology, and psychological aspects of related disciplines such as nursing, pharmacology, physiology, sociology.
  • Web of Science
    Citation information and analysis, as well as author abstracts, are available in this multidisciplinary database covering 10,000 high impact research journals and 110,000 conference proceedings. Cited reference searching allows you to track prior research, see who is citing your work. Coverage: 1975 to the present.

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