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About this guide

This guide provides students with recommended resources for conducting research on topics related to Aging. Use the tabs to navigate through the pages of the guide.

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Developing Keywords

Before you search, try coming up with several ways to describe the topic.
Using this technique will improve your success with searching as you’ll have alternative terms ready if your initial search doesn’t work.

Keywords:

  • aging
  • healthy aging
  • successful aging
  • healthy lifestyle
  • elderly
  • older adults
  • old people
  • geriatric
  • seniors
  • mental aging
  • physical aging
  • slow aging
  • health benefits
  • aging cross-cultural studies
  • gender differences

Try combining terms or adding specific words to narrow your results.
Examples:
“successful aging” and “mental health”
aging ethnicity united states

Online Reference Sources

To access online library resources from off campus, enter your Pipeline username and password when prompted.

  • Credo Reference contains the full text of nearly 600 encyclopedias, dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, and other reference books covering all major subject areas.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library contains the full text of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources.

Articles

Use these recommended periodical databases to find articles on aging and healthcare related topics.
To access online library resources from off campus, enter your Pipeline username and password when prompted.
Remember to click the full text and peer reviewed boxes!

Books

  • Library Catalog – Search SBCC’s library catalog to find print books and online ebooks.

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Links to APA citation format

American Psychological Association (APA) citation style is most typically used when writing papers in the social sciences.