Monday, September 25, 2017

New Gerontology e-Reources On Trial

Two databases on Gerontology are now available for trial use till 31 Oct 2017. Users are welcome to send their comments to the Library through the evaluation survey.

Ageline 
This database focuses exclusively on issues of aging and the population of people aged 50 years and older. Updated on a weekly basis, AgeLine is the premier online resource for social gerontology research. Subjects include:


  • Health sciences
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Social work
  • Economics
  • Public policy 
(Evaluation survey)


Abstracts in Social Gerontology
This bibliographic database indexes essential age-related content for gerontology research. Those interested in the field of geriatrics will benefit from this resource, which includes records covering key areas relevant to geriatric studies. Subjects include:

  • The biology of aging
  • The politics of aging
  • The medicalization of aging
  • The elderly and their families
  • Aging and the economy
  • Aging and the workplace
 (Evaluation survey)
 

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