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Gerontology: Databases

Off-Campus Access

When off campus, Lehman users will need to log into databases, e-journals, e-books, and other subscription resources by using their Library Barcode.

Lehman ID Barcode example

  • Your Library Barcode is located on the front of your ID Card (see above). Enter the number without spaces or dashes.
  • Your barcode must be activated in the CUNY library system. To activate your barcode, visit the Circulation Desk on the first floor.
  • Your account must not have any outstanding fines.

To report a problem, fill out the following form http://lehman.libwizard.com/technicalproblem

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Broad Academic Databases

Academic OneFile:  News publications such as Health and Medicine Week and articles from academic journals such as The Gerontologist and The Journals of Gerontology.

Academic Search Complete: Dozens of academic journals in gerontology, geriatrics, and related fields.

Annual Reviews: Journals reviewing each year's developments in psychology, anthropology, medicine, public health, biochemistry, pharmacology and toxicology, and other areas of science and social science.

Duke University Press Journals: Nearly 50 Duke journals, including the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law.

EBSCOhost Electronic Journals Service: Includes gerontology journals such as International Journal of Aging and Human Development.

JSTOR: More than 2,000 academic journals, with particular strength in back issues, as well as books and primary sources.

MasterFile Premier: Primarily academic journals, such as Gerontology and Geriatrics Education and Clinical Gerontologist, with some articles in general-interest magazines and newspapers.

Project Muse: Full-text articles from more than 550 peer-reviewed academic journals, such as the Canadian Journal on Aging, and more than 20,000 electronic books from a non-profit collaboration of libraries and publishers. 

Scopus: Abstracts and citations of more than 20,000 peer-reviewed journals, mainly scientific, technical, medical, and social science.

General-Interest Databases

General OneFile: Articles in general-interest periodicals, such as Women's Health Weekly and Managed Care Weekly

LexisNexis Academic: International, national and regional newspapers; wire services; broadcast transcripts; and other media resources.

MasterFile Premier: Primarily academic journals, such as Gerontology and Geriatrics Education and Clinical Gerontologist, with some general-interest magazines and newspapers.

Reader's Guide With Full Text: General-interest publications like Science, Fortune, and Time.

Science Databases

Ebsco General Science: Scientific publications, both focused (Gerontologist) and general-interest (Science)

Nature: Weekly publication covering science broadly

Science Direct: Full-text articles from more than 750 scientific, medical, and technical journals.

SpringerLink: Scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols, and reference works published by scientific publisher Springer Verlag.

Wiley Online: Full text of articles in scientific, medical, and technical journals published by Wiley and Blackwell.

Health/Medicine/Nursing Databases

CINAHL Plus With Full Text: Indexing and full text for 750 journals and 240 books in nursing, as well as nursing dissertations, standards of practice, evidence-based care sheets, research instruments, educational software, and audiovisuals.

Health Reference Center: News media and academic journals in health.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition: Nursing journals, including Journals of Gerontology, Educational Gerontology, and Gerontologist.

Medline With Fulltext: Medical resources from the National Library of Medicine.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection: News publications such as Health and Medicine Week, nursing journals such as The Gerontologyst and The Journals of Gerontology, magazines, and books.

ProQuest Public Health: More than 400 publications in public health.

PubMed: Journals in the life sciences from the National Library of Medicine.

Wolters Kluwer: Ovid, Nursing and Social Work Resources: Nursing and social work journals such as the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society and Age and Ageing.

Social Science Databases

Soc INDEX With Full Text: More than 3,000 sociology journals, with concentrated coverage of about 400.

Social Sciences Full Text: More than 300 journals in the social sciences, including gerontology-related journals such as the Journal of Aging Studies.

Psychology Databases

Gale Psychology Collection: Academic journals in psychology, including gerontology-related journals such as the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society and the Journal of Gerontology, as well as magazines such as Psychology Today and Aging.

PsycARTICLES:  Full text of more than 100  journals in psychology and related fields such as education, nursing, business, and neuroscience, including the Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychology.

PsycINFO: Journals in psychology and related fields such as medicine, law, social work, neuroscience, business, nursing, forensics, and engineering. 

Journalism Databases

Gannett Newsstand: Newspapers owned by this leading media company.

Infotrac Newsstand: More than 1,000 newspapers, newswires, and other media.

New York Times in LexisNexis Academic: Full text from 1980.

Washington Post in LexisNexis Academic: Full text from 1977.

General Reference Sources

Gale Virtual Reference: Encyclopedias and other reference works in a broad range of fields, including more than 100 in medicine.

Oxford Reference: Dictionaries and other reference works in a broad range of fields.

Sage Reference Online: Wide-ranging reference works, including a social science library of more than 4,200 titles.

Focused Reference Sources

Encyclopedia of Social Work: 400 articles from the National Association of Social Workers Press and Oxford University Press.

Sage Reference Online: Social science library of more than 4,200 titles.

Educational and Vocational Databases

Education Source: Academic journals, including gerontology-related publications such as Educational Gerontology, as well as magazines and other resources.

ERIC: Comprehensive database on education from the U.S. Department of Education.

Professional Development Collection: Academic journals on professional development, including gerontology-related publications such as Educational Gerontology and Social Work Education.

Vocations and Careers Collection: Academic journals such as Nursing Education Perspective, as well as magazine and other resources on career development.

Other Resources

Ebsco E-Books: Wide-ranging collection of E-Books, including more than 200 on gerontology.

Global Issues in Context: Journal articles, media resources, and reference works on major issues.

Google Scholar: Search engine covering scholarly literature.

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