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Research Guides

Journalism: Reporting: The Elderly

This guide supports students in COM 360, COM 361, and anyone trying to locate information available through the Deep/Invisible Web.

E-Books about the Elderly and Aging

This is a brief list of e-books available through the UW Libraries.  Use UW Libraries Search to find more books about your topic.  

E-Books about Aging and Demographic Differences

This is a brief list of e-books available through the UW Libraries.  Use UW Libraries Search to find more books about your topic.  

Resources for Journalists

This is list of resources is for journalists reporting on topics related to aging.  Visit the For Journalists page on the Journalism research guide for more resources.  

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Article & Research Databases

These databases may have scholarly journal articles and some magazine articles related to your reporting.  Try entering searches like these:

"older people" AND "united states

"financial exploitation" AND "older people"

immigration AND "older people" AND "united states"

elder abuse

aging AND "united states"

"senior citizen*" AND aging

Search tips:  

  • Use quotation marks ("") around multi-word search terms.
  • Use the asterisk symbol (*) to search for plural forms of a word or alternate endings to a word.