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Here you will find a variety of resources related to Gerontology.

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Gerontology - Core Research Database

  • AgeLine ?

    Description: AgeLine focuses exclusively on the population aged 50+ and issues of aging. AgeLine is the premier source 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 200 journals, books, book chapters, and reports. Publication coverage is from 1978 to the present, with selected coverage from 1966-1977

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Dictionaries

Thesaurus of Aging Terminology (In Print: HQ1061 T413 2005)
 
Dictionary of Gerontology (In Print: HUNT: HQ1061 H338 1988)
 
Mosby's Medical & Nursing Dictionary (2nd Floor J.N. Desmarais: Ref. R121 M89 1986)
 

Encyclopedias
 
Encyclopedia of Ageism (In Print: HUNT. HQ1061 E63 2004)
 
 
Encyclopedia of Aging: a Comprehensive Resource in Gerontology and Geriatrics (In Print: HUNT.  HQ1061 E53 2001)
 
Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging (In Print: HUNT. HQ799.95 E53 2016)
 
Encyclopedia of Gerontology (In Print: HUNT. RC952.5 E58 2007)
 
Encyclopedia of Health & Aging (In Print: HUNT. RA777.6 E534 2007)
 
Encyclopedia of Elder Care (In Print: HUNT. RC954 E53 2004)
 
 
 
 
Encyclopedia of Alzheimer's Disease (In Print: HUNT. RC528. M665 2012)
 
 
 

Handbooks
 
 
The Cambridge Handbook of Age and Aging (In Print: HUNT. HQ1061 C315 2005)
 
Handbook for Models on Human Aging (In Print: HUNT. QP86 H347 2006)
 
Senior Cohousing Handbook (In Print: HUNT. HD7287.8 D87 2009)
 
Handbook for Clinical Psychology of Aging (In Print: HUNT. RC451.4 A5 H426 2007)
 
Handbook of Clinical Nutrition and Aging (In Print: HUNT. RC952.5 H344 2009)
 
Handbook of Assessment in Clinical Gerontology (In Print: HUNT. RC451.4 A5 H358 2010)
 
Routledge Handbook for Cultural Gerontology (In Print: HUNT. HQ1061 R5946 2015)
 
Handbook of the Biology of Aging (In Print: HUNT. QP86 H35 2006)
 
Handbook of Theories of Aging (In Print: HUNT. HQ1061 H3366 2009)
 
 

The Merck Manual of Medical Information - Home Edition

SAGE Handbook of Social Gerontogy (In Print: HUNT. HQ1061 S34 2010)

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Gerontology - Core Research Database

  • AgeLine ?

    Description: AgeLine focuses exclusively on the population aged 50+ and issues of aging. AgeLine is the premier source 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 200 journals, books, book chapters, and reports. Publication coverage is from 1978 to the present, with selected coverage from 1966-1977

Gerontology Subject Databases

  • CINAHL ?

    Description: CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) provides indexing for more than 2,980 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 2,000,000 records dating back to 1981.

  • Medline (Ovid) ?

    Description: The latest bibliographic citations and author abstracts from more than 5,500 biomedicine and life sciences journals in nearly 40 languages.

  • NOSM: Health Information Resource Centre Databases ?

    Description: The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) collection of health-related research resources is available to the Laurentian University community. The NOSM collection includes resources that are not part of the Laurentian University collection.

  • PsycINFO ?

    Description: PsycINFO is an electronic bibliographic database providing abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. The database includes material of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work. Updated weekly, PsycINFO provides access to journal articles, books, chapters, and dissertations.

  • PubMed ?

    Description: PubMed comprises more than 21 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

  • Sage Journals ?

    Description: More than 750 journals spanning the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, and Medicine, and more than 300 are published on behalf of learned societies and institutions.

  • Social Services Abstracts ?

    Description: provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,300+ serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews.

  • Social Work Abstracts ?

    Description: Offers extensive coverage of more than 900 social work and human services journals dating back to 1965. Access is limited to 4 concurrent users.

  • Sociological Abstracts ?

    Description: Covers the international literature of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences since 1952. Also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers and working papers.

Gerontology Related Databases

  • CANSIM from CHASS ?

    Description: Canadian socio-economic information management system (CANSIM) - provides statistics on labour, health, income, trade, education, manufacturing, investment and more.

  • Evidence Based Medicine Reviews Multifile ?

    Description: Provides systematic reviews of topics; article reviews; and access to definitive controlled trials in the area of evidence based medicine. Incudes 1. EBM Reviews - Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2005--; 2. Database Field Guide EBM Reviews - ACP Journal Club 1991- , 3. Database Field Guide EBM Reviews - Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects, 4. Database Field Guide EBM Reviews - Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials 4. Database Field Guide EBM Reviews - Cochrane Methodology Register 5. Database Field Guide EBM Reviews - Health Technology Assessment 6. Database Field Guide EBM Reviews - 7. NHS Economic Evaluation Database

  • Native Health Database ?

    Description: The University of New Mexico's Native Health Database

  • Scholars Portal - Ejournals ?

    Description: Scholars Portal is a digital repository of over 20 million scholarly articles drawn from journals covering every academic discipline.

  • OVID Nursing Journals ?

    Description: Access to 450 full text journals in nursing (including subsets of Behavioral & Social Sciences, Clinical Medicine, Health Profession, Life & Biomedical Sciences, Life Sciences, Medical Humanities, Nursing, Patient Education, Pharmacology, Physical Science & Engineering, Public Health and Science).

  • PAIS International ?

    Description: Covers public and social policy and the social sciences in general. Indexes journal articles, books, government documents (with emphasis on Canada, the U.S., and the United Nations), statistical compilations, committee reports, and directories. Includes: PAISArchive 1915-1976 & PAIS International from 1972 to the present.

  • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source ?

    Description: Health care information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine. Includes over 890 full-text journals and 12,300 full-text dissertations.

  • ScienceDirect ?

    Description: A full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from nearly 2,500 journals and 26,000 books in the fields of physical, life, health and social sciences, engineering and the humanities.

  • Web of Knowledge ?

    Description: A comprehensive research platform that brings together many different types of content including journal articles, patents, websites, conference proceedings, and open access material. Web of Science is located within Web of Knowledge. This resource offers access to journal articles in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. Web of Science contains over 100 years of research, fully indexed and cross-searchable.

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