This guide is meant to give an overview of materials and resources available at USC Libraries for researchers in Gerontology. Use the tabs on the left to find useful resources for finding articles, background information, and more.
Ready to jump in? Here are the top things to know about starting your research in Gerontology:
Article literature includes two databases focused specifically on gerontology: Ageline and Abstracts in Social Gerontology . Additional sources include: PyscINFO, PubMed@USC and even Google Scholar (which links to articles available across the web from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies and universities).
Managing all the materials you find is a key to success. Tools you can use include to save, organize and output all those citations include:
- RefWorks: Web-based citation manager with access provided by USC Libraries
- EndNote: Web-based citation manager tool with access provided by USC Libraries via Web of Science under My Tools
- Mendeley: Free, online cloud-based citation management tool
- Zotero: Free, online and downloaded citation management tool
Looking for course reserves? Go to ARES is where your professors post assigned class readings (except for those in your textbooks).
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