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Gerontology *

This is the primary research guide for Gerontology students and faculty

USC Gerontology Publications

Andrus Gerontology Center PublicationsFrom 1969 to 2008, the Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center published over 250 titles. Most of these items are accessible through the Grand Library, although a number are at Doheny. Use the USC Search to identify the items of interest.

Author publications. Although not a comprehensive list, these searches retrieve publications from authors identifying a connection with the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and/or the Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center. There will be both overlap and unique publications across the databases.

USC Collections

USC Gerontology Dissertations and Theses

USC Gerontology doctoral dissertations and masters thesis are available online and at Grand. Several search strategies are listed below. However, be aware these searches bring up all dissertations on gerontology - not just those approved within the the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.

  • USC Digital Library:
    • Direct search:
    • Alternatively:
      • Go to the USC Digital Library homepage
      • Search for Gerontology
      • Go to Add or remove other collections to your search and click on Show 80 more
      • Deselect: Select All Collections
      • Go to U and select all University of Southern California Dissertations and Theses
      • Click OK
    • To focus your search:
      • Use the Narrow Your Search options in the left navigation menu
      • Click Advanced Search on the drop-down menu in the search box, then Add another field

For more information, visit the USC Libraries Research guide: Dissertations.