Almanacs, Directories and Dictionaries
When you need basic factual information, these resources can be helpful. These reference books provide answers to short, straightforward questions, providing definitions, addresses, web addresses, or simple statistics.
Aging Across the United States
Publication Date: 2011-01-21
Provides data about services and resources for the aging across the United States.
Thesaurus of Aging Terminology
Call Number: Dewey Reference: HQ 1061 T48X 2005 (also ONLINE click title)
Publication Date: 2005
Originally created as a controlled vocabulary thesaurus for the Ageline databse, this source can generally help identify terms for searching for aging resources. Online version is available by clicking on the title above.
Dictionary of Gerontology
Call Number: Dewey Library / Reference: HQ 1061 H338 1988
Publication Date: 1988-07-27
Identifies the specialized terms used in gerontology and provides bibliographic references to help clarify their meanings.
New York State Senior Citizen's Resource Guide
Call Number: Dewey Library / Reference: HV 1468 N7 N548X 2007 and (ONLINE click title)
Publication Date: 2007
Directory of resources from a consumer point of view for New York State Senior Citizens.
Older Americans Information Directory, 2008
Call Number: Dewey Library / Reference: HQ 1061 I535 2009
Publication Date: 2008-03-19
This is a comprehensive guide of not-for-profit associations, government agencies, print materials (books, directories, magazines), websites and resource centers that offer information or assistance to the elderly. The directory is primarily focused on health care and disability resources, but also provides sources for information on topics such as education, awards, legal aid, libraries, and travel.
Directory of Educational Programs in Gerontology and Geriatrics
Call Number: Dewey Reference HQ 1060 N35
Publication Date: 2009
A listing of 750 graduate and undergraduate programs. Both those conferring degrees in gerontology and other programs which offer a specialization or/concentration in gerontology are included.
International Glossary of Social Gerontology
Call Number: Dewey Library / Reference: HQ 1061 I5348 1985
Publication Date: 1985-06-01
Created by the UN Assembly on Aging, this work includes terminology in English, Spanish, French, and German.