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This is the primary research guide for Gerontology students and faculty

Gaining Background

Items in the Reference collection, particularly subject encyclopedias, are great starting points for your research. Encyclopedia articles offer concise overviews of a topic, summaries of key research in a particular discipline, and often include a bibliography which can serve as a starting list of sources for your project. Dictionaries and thesauri are also great resources. Look for both book and electronic versions.

NOTE: You can search the USC Libraries with the Call Number; click on See all versions for access to online and on-campus options.

Electronic Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and Handbooks

Other Useful Electonic Sources

Additional Library Resources