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Gerontology: Databases

LibGuide for both Nursing and Social Work.

search words

Keep a list of your search terms, for example:



geriatric nursing

older people

aging OR ageing


old age


elder care



senior citizen

"activity theory"


aging -- physiology


EZ Proxy

For access to library databases and full-text articles from off campus.


1)  select the resource you want to use

2)  on the “EZproxy” screen

3)  enter your campus network FalconNet credentials

If you encounter a problem or need assistance with research questions, contact Information Services at 610-606-4666 (ext: 3536).

Find Journals by Journal Title

Go to, either,
1) EBSCO A-to-Z | E-Journals & Periodicals List to find journals and/or to verify Cressman Library holdings, whether online or in print.

2) Or, WorldCat Discovery A-to-Z Titles.

To search the databases where Cressman Library journals are indexed, go to the Gerontology Research Guide Databases tab or to Databases A-Z.


Find a journal article when you have the DOI


Other Databases

Google Scholar

Search Google Scholar from the Cressman Library Databases A-Z list or from a Cressman Library Research Guide so that your results will include Find It @ Cedar Crest links when the library has full text access to an article.

Google Scholar Search

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