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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 SFU 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

Limiting a search in the library catalogue can help you find specific types of sources.

NEW!  See also 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 )

See also the list of SFU Gerontology and Aging e-journals.

For more information see: