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Geriatrics and Gerontology: Start Here!

A guide to library resources and research in geriatrics and gerontology


This guide introduces you to library services and resources to support your gerontology research.

Use the tabs at the top of this page to search for articles in health sciences databases, locate e-books and background information on your topic. If you need help with your research, please contact me, schedule an appointment, or for immediate assistance Ask A Librarian.

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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 E-Journals A-Z List
Books & print journals: search in Scholar OneSearch, limiting your search to "Library Catalog"
Encyclopedia articles: search Encyclopedia of Gerontology

Key Gerontology Databases

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Featured Resources

 Mobile versions available for AccessMedicine & AccessPharmacy. 

DSM-5 Online

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   The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5 (DSM-5) is the handbook used by health care professionals in the United States and much of the world as the authoritative guide to the diagnosis of mental disorders. DSM contains descriptions, symptoms, and other criteria for diagnosing mental disorders.  The DSM-5 is part of the recently purchased package called PsychiatryOnline Premium.  Connect to DSM-5

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