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:
Not Exactly Sure Where To Start?
To know where to look, you first need to know what you are looking for. Think about all the different aspects of your topic you need to address, these become your initial "keywords". Then it's time to start digging into your topic.
The USC Libraries Knowing Where to Look tutorial is a great place to start identifying the best search engines for your research questions. Additional resources include the Developing Keywords tutorial and Searching Solutions research guide.
Managing all the materials you find and review is a key to success. Citation management programs allow you to import references from various databases and organize them to meet your needs. For more information, visit the USC Libraries Citation Guide and Library Tips: Choosing a Citation Manager and Citation Managers.
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