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Gerontology Resources: Get Started

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Find Reference Materials Find background information on your topic
Find Articles: Click this link for gerontology-related articles and journals
Find Books: Borrow a book from the library, or access e-books from home
Find Videos & Images: Find image collections or stream videos from home
Find Websites: Use these hand-picked resources from the web to complement your research
Cite Sources: Give credit to your sources by citing properly in APA format
More Help: Tutorials, research and writing help, contact information, and more can be found here

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Nov. 18: Students in San Diego: The Library is seeking three new Student Research Fellows for SHHS, SOEC, and SOBM. If you're interested in research, learn more about the opportunity here.

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