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Aging Studies: The Web

Subject guide for Aging Studies

Using the Web for Gerontology Information

the internetThe world wide web contains valuable information about gerontology.  There are many ways that you can search the web for trustworthy information. If you restrict your searches to government or education sites you will be more likely to access unbiased high-quality information.

Using the search engines on this page will increase the likelyhood of finding information worth including in your paper. Nonetheless, be aware that when using information from the Internet you will need to act as the reviewer since there are few rules governing what can be published there.

 

 

Search for Scholarly Articles with Scholar

Google Scholar works like regular Google, but it only searches scholarly content.  Much of that content is available here at the library! Just look for the link that says, 'Pollak Library Find it!'

Google Scholar Search

Google Government Search

google governmentGoogle Government searches federal, state, and local web sites with domains .gov and .mil as well as select government sites with .edu, .us., and .com domains. Google Government is an excellent source for finding statistical information.