Skip to Main Content
Library Logo WOU Home Library Home
Search the library catalog (Primo)
Search WOU Digital Collections

.Gerontology Subject Guide: Research Guide


Finding Articles at WOU
Here is are a list of recommended article databases for your Gerontology research. If something isn't available please contact the library for assistance.  


PsycINFO  has more than 2 million scholarly articles, book chapters, and dissertations in psychology and related disciplines. You will be using PsycINFO as your primary source to find the articles you need to complete your assignments this term.

PsycARTICLES contains the full-text of more than 40,000 articles from 53 journals, 45 published by the American Psychological Association (APA). Covers general psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical and theoretical psychology research.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection provides full-text for 575 publications, including nearly 550 peer-reviewed journals. The database covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.


Medline coverage includes more than 4,800 current biomedical journals. 

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides coverage in the fields of allied health and clinical pharmacology.

Health Source: Consumer Edition Provides access to consumer health magazines, health reference books, and drug entries.


Google Scholar Research including journal articles and other scholarly material


Mayo Clinic The Mayo Clinic provides consumer-oriented information about a wide variety of medical issues and conditions.

MedlinePlus Main Page Search for particular health conditions and find definitions, prevention and treatment, statistics, and other information.

CDC Diseases & Conditions Provides information on specific diseases and conditions, as well as helpful resources related to them.


Additional Subject Guides at WOU


Finding Books and eBooks at WOU 

Search our library catalog to find books, ebooks, and other material. Ebooks are available from any digital device. 


Schedule an in-person or zoom meeting with a librarian:

  Meet with a librarian


Drop-in Research Help 

Librarians are in the library lobby Mondays-Thursdays
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.