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Aging Research Guide: Library Resources

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Browsing the Stacks

Browsing through the library's stacks can help you find books you didn't know were part of our collection. Books in the stacks are arranged by Library of Congress call numbers, which are arranged by subject. You may want to peruse the following sections: 

  • HQ 1060-1064: Gerontology (social aspects)
  • HV 1450-1494: Social & Public Welfare. Aged.
  • HD 7105.3-7250.9: Social Insurance. Social security. Pensions.
  • HD 6279-6283: Labor. Older workers.
  • RC 952-954.6: Geriatrics

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Sample Searches for Geriatrics Books

Find E-Journals

Access electronic journals covering Geriatrics and Gerontology topics available to UNC-Chapel Hill affiliates by using the search box below.  

Search by Journal Title


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PubMed's Journal Database will find the full journal title for a journal abbreviation.

Recommended Library Databases

Core health information sources for practitioners interested in geriatrics are listed below. UNC affiliates can search for other databases using the search box..

A to Z Databases

All campus databases

  • browse by title
  • browse by subject
  • search by database name

Access Information

On Campus Access: Electronic resources are accessible on-campus. Faculty, students and staff must register personal laptops and mobile devices with UNC Chapel Hill ITS.

UNC Hospitals Access: Always use links from Library websites. Onyen log-in is required when you select the first resource. Note: UpToDate is available within EPIC.

Off Campus Access: Always use links from Library websites. Onyen log-in is required when you select the first resource. Most electronic resources are accessible off-campus to students, faculty, and staff, including UNC Hospitals' staff.

Learn about off-campus access IDs.

Report an off-campus access or hospital access problem.

Videos/DVDs

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