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Resource Guide:
Adult Development and Aging

Digital Open Education Resources

Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.

Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Adult development and aging
  • Adulthood
  • Well-being, Age factors
  • Middle-aged persons
  • Older adults
  • Age (Psychology)
  • Aging
  • Old age
  • Ageism
  • Adult children
  • Social networks
  • Retirement
  • Retirement—Planning
  • Retirement income
  • Retired women
  • Retirees--Social networks
  • Older people--Housing
  • Adult care facilities
  • Retirement communities

Research Databases

Online Journals

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. You can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Adultspan Journal
  • Age and Aging
  • Ageing International
  • Annual Review of Sociology
  • European Journal of Ageing
  • Generations: Journal of the American Society on Aging
  • Journal of Adult Development
  • Journal of Aging Research
  • Journal of Aging Studies
  • Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology
  • New Directions for Adult & Continuing Education
  • Quality of Life Research

Print Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Disrupt Aging: A Bold New Path to Living Your Best Life at Every AgeHQ 1061 .J46 2016
Rethinking Aging: Growing Old and Living Well in an Overtreated SocietyRA 564.8 .H355 2011
Handbook of Adult DevelopmentBF 724.5 .H36 2002
Aging WellHQ 1064 .U5 V35 2002
How to Care for Aging Parents: A Complete GuideHQ 1063.6 .M66 1996
Human Services for Older Adults: Concepts and SkillsHV 1461 .H36 1990
Transitions: Making Sense of Life’s ChangesHQ 799.97 .U5 B74 1980
Early and Middle Adulthood: The Best is Yet to Be—MaybeHQ 1061 .T77
Transitions of AgingHQ 1064 .U5 W47
Human Development in AdulthoodeBook 2002
Psychology of Aging 101eBook 2016
The New Rules of Retirement : Strategies for a Secure FutureeBook 2005
Nursing Homes ExplainedeBook 2013