Gerontology *: USC Gerontology Collections

Available electronic collections, books and journals

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 School of Gerontology. There will be both overlap and unique publications across the databases.

USC Gerontology Collections

Finch Science Archive.  This extensive collection of books and related resources, donated by Dr. Caleb "Tuck" Finch, approaches aging from a multidisciplinary perspective. Topics include human populations, obesity and famine, urban poverty, evolution, and animal biology. Housed in the Science and Engineering Library (SSL) reading room, use the link below to browse the collection.

USC Gerontology Dissertations and Theses

USC Gerontology doctoral dissertations are available in the USC Digital Library and can be searched in several ways:

  • USC Digital Library: Use:
    • Process:
      • First: search for Gerontology
      • Next: go to Add or remove other collections to your search and click on Show 77 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 Research guide: Dissertations.