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.Gerontology Subject Guide: Books, Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Finding Books, E-books, and other materials

Search for books, e-books, articles, and other materials at Western Oregon University, Summit, and beyond. 



NOTE: You can read e-books on any computer or download to your digital device. See: Using eBooks @ WOU

Orbis-Cascade (SUMMIT): Libraries and locations 


Reference Books

A great place to start is the Reference Collection. Use it to find a topic, understand a theory or concept, locate keywords, get a definition, or find an overview of developments in psychology.

HQ 1060-1064 is the main call number area in the Reference Collection for gerontology.

RC 952-954 is the main call number area for medical and nursing gerontology.

Browse these areas to discover helpful reference books.

Here is a selected list of reference sources.