The Archbishop Alter Library has books, videos, compact discs and many other kinds of information sources. Items owned by the Library are listed in FOCUS, the Library's online catalog, and located according to the Dewey Decimal System. There are several general Dewey Decimal locations for materials on GERONTOLOGY and AGING, depending on whether the social, medical, psychological, etc. aspects are adderessed. These locations include:
301 - Sociology and Anthropology
305 - Social groups
362 - Social welfare problems and services
610 - Medical sciences
613 - Promotion of health
615 - Pharmacology & therapeutics, prescription drugs
616 - Diseases
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There are several different ways to search for an item using FOCUS. You may search by author, title, subject, or for a word or words in the title or subject.
Search results can be limited by material type, such as BOOK, AUDIOVISUALS (videos), etc., or by location within the Library, year of publication, etc.