Books & articles: Gerontology information resources


For general guidance, help, or tips on doing your assignments, the guide Start Your Research Here gives an overview of the research process and includes ideas about where to look for information.

To find books, search the SFU Library Catalogue.  If you're new to searching our online catalogue, visit our Library Catalogue Search Guide

Sample subject headings in Gerontology: (To search for books by subject heading, use the Browse Search option in the SFU Library Catalogue, then select Subject browse from the drop-down menu.)

  • Aging -- Psychological Aspects
  • Alzheimers disease
  • Gerontology
  • Health promotion
  • Older people -- Abuse of
  • Older people -- Care -- Technological innovations
  • Older people -- Housing
  • Social work with older people

New books for Gerontology are listed and updated weekly on the Gerontology new books page.

Electronic books and media

In ouer catalogue you can Refine results by Availability category: Online resources,  and then also by Resource type by Book, etc.

You can also browse Gerontology Research Centre Publications from the SFU Library Institutional Repository, for full-text documents back to 1985.

Journal articles

Gerontology databases

To find journal articles, try these key databases in Gerontology:

The How to find journal articles guide provides an introduction to finding journal articles in the SFU Library.

Key journals for Gerontology (peer-reviewed )

For more gerontology journals see Browzine's subject listings of Social Gerontology and Geriatrics and Gerontology  titles.

For more information see: