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1st Edition

Gerontology and Geriatrics Collections


Lee Ash

ISBN 9781315879741
Published August 21, 2013 by Routledge
171 Pages

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Book Description

An essential resource for any library where research on aging is conducted--a guide to important and unique holdings in the field.

Table of Contents

Contents Foreword

  • Introduction: A Historical Perspective
  • The Use of Gerontological Resources: A Five Year Analysis of Information Dissemination
  • Integrating Information Technology in Gerontology: The Andrus Gerontological Information Center
  • The National Gerontology Resource Center: The Public Perspective
  • Information Transfer in Gerontology and Health: A Centralized and a Decentralized Model
  • The National Archive of Computer-Readable Data on Aging
  • Information/Documentation on Aging in an International Context: An Analysis by an Information User
  • Selections of Multidisciplinary Information Sources
  • Canadian Information Resources and Services in Gerontology and Geriatrics
  • Collecting Books on Old Age
  • Books of Interest to Special Collections of All Kinds

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