Gerontology
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Subject Gateways
AARP: Internet Resources on Aging
FirstGov For Seniors
Harden.MD Geriatrics/Geriatric Health
Internet Public Library: Geriatrics
Internet Public Library:Seniors
Librarians' Index to the Internet: Seniors
MedlinePlus: Seniors' Health Issues
MedlinePlus: Senior' Health Topics
Social Gerontology & the Aging
Social Science Information Gateway (SOCIG) Sociology of the Elderly
Social Science Information Gateway (SOCIG). Older People
Social Science Information Gateway (SOCIG) Sociology of the Elderly

Reference
Assisted Living, Alzheimer's and long-term care
Merck Manual of Geriatrics
Assisted Living Facilities

Medical Coding
Senior Living Map A senior and assisted living search engine that uniquely displays all licensed facilities on a easy to navigate map.

Library Subject Guides
Arizona Health Sciences Library. Resources by topic. Geriatrics and Gerontology
Enoch Pratt Free Library. Social Issues and Sociology Subject Guide: Aging
Georgia State University Library. Internet Resources for Gerontology Institute
Newark Public Library. Seniors
University of British Columbia Library. Subject Resources for Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology
University of Kentucky. World Wide Web Subject Catalog. Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Aging
University of Kentucky. Medical Center Library. Gerontology Resources
Western Illinois University Libraries. Aging Resources Check this one out. Different overall thrust, more sociological than medical.

Departmental Subject Guides
Virginia Commonwealth University. Department of Gerontology& Virginia Geriatric Education Center. Government Agencies
University of Miami. Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences. Geriatrics and Gerontology Links

Databases
Ageline
Index to articles on aging available through Healthgate. The titles of the articles are available free of charge. There is a .50 charge for the full citation. When Healthgate is accessed, click on Healthcare Professionals, select Research Tools, then select Ageline.

Medline (FirstSearch) (WMU University Libraries)
The major index to medical research, from clinical medicine to cellular and bio molecular biology. Produced by the US National Library of Medicine. Coverage: 1965 - present. Updated daily.

Medline Plus
Health information from the National Library of Medicine presented accessibly for professionals and nonprofessionals.

Medscape
One time registration required. Free access to Medline, and access to full-text medical articles.

PsycINFO 1887 (WMU University Libraries)
Psychological Abstracts BF 1 .P65 (General Stacks)
Covers worldwide literature in psychology and related disciplines. Journal articles, technical reports, books, book chapters, and dissertations are included. Coverage: 1887-present. Updated weekly.
Use the Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms for subject words: BF1 .P65x 2001 (Education Lib. and Waldo Ref.)

PubMed
PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's interface for searching MEDLINE, the major index to medical research, from clinical medicine to cellular and biomolecular biology. Provides free citations and abstracts, but limited full text. Coverage: 1966 - present. Updated weekly. Tips for using PubMed effectively are found in the NLM PubMed tutorial and UFL PubMed tutorial.

Sociological Abstracts (WMU University Libraries)
Indexes an international selection of publications in sociology and related disciplines from over 1,800 journals, serials, books, conference papers, and dissertations. Indexing and abstracting from 1963, and cited references with links from 2001. Updated monthly.

Print: HM 1 .S67 (Ref) 1953-1999

Social Sciences Abstracts (WMU University Libraries)
Indexes over 550 periodicals in anthropology, economics, ethnic studies, feminist studies, geography, human services, international relations, law and criminology, police science, political science, population studies, psychology, public administration, public health, social work, sociology, urban studies, and related social science subjects. Coverage: indexing from 1983 and abstracts from 1994. Updated monthly.
For earlier coverage see the print editions:
International Index to Periodicals AI 3 .R49 (Ref) 1920-1955
Social Science and Humanities Index AI 3 .R49 (Ref) 1966-1974
Social Science Index AI 3 .R494x (Ref) 1974-2000

Social Work Abstracts (WMU University Libraries)
Index of over 45,000 citations to journal articles in social work and related fields produced by the National Association of Social Workers. Also includes the latest edition of the NASW Clinical Register. Coverage is from 1977 to the present.
Print: HV 1 .N3x (Ref) 1977-1993

Organizations

AARP
Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center
American Federation for Aging Research
American Geriatrics Society
American Society on Aging
Assisted Living Directory
Gerontological Society of America: Online Resources for Aging

Gray Panthers
infoaging.org
National Center on Women & Aging
National Council on Aging


Government Agencies
AgingStats.gov
Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Department of Health & Human Services. Administration on Aging
Food and Nutrition Information Center: Aging/Older Americans
National Center for Health Statistics. Aging Activities
National Institute on Aging
NIHSeniorHealth.gov

Research
AARP: Policy and Research
National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging. Related Sites. NIA Centers on the Demography of Aging


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