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Age-Related Resources: Searching

This guide is a compilation of audiovisual, print, electronic and online materials about the topic of age that are available at the Harper College Library. Also included in this guide are links to the library's subscription databases that are most useful.

Searching the catalog

Using the search box below, search the library catalog for books and AV materials available in the Library on your topic. 

1. In the above search box, type in a search term (see box to the right for examples.)

2. Click on "Subject" in "Any Word Anywhere" box.

3. Click on "Search."

Searching for books and AV in the library catalog

These are some age-related terms that can be used to search the library's online catalog for books and audiovisual materials and to search the library's databases for magazines, journals, and newspapers.

age aged ageism
age difference-s age discrimination aging
baby boom generation baby boomer-s elder-s
elderly generation x geriatric
gerontology juvenile-s longevity
middle age-d old age old people
older adult-s older people rights of children
senior-s senior citizen-s teen-s
teenager-s young young adult-s
youth young people


Harper College students also have access to materials from over 70 other academic libraries through the I-Share catalog. You must have a valid Harper College ID card to order these materials through I-Share