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SOC 559: Successful Aging

Strategies for effective research

Not sure how to go about searching a database?  Wondering for to refine your search results?  The "getting started with research" tab above can help you conduct the most effective searches possible, and understand how you can turn your search results into useful research of your own.

Wondering if what you found through your search is on target / valuable / useful or not?  The "evaluating scholarly information" tab above can help you assess the resources you have found.

Contact me for research assistance

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Aaron Bowen
Ablah Library, room 122K
Wichita State University
1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260-0015

News databases

Hans Dinkelberg. (2013, Apr. 30). Typewriters & Newspapers. Retrieved from Used under the Creative Commons License.

Interlibrary loan

Student studying

Ron Wiecki. (2010, Mar. 12). Modern Studying. Retrieved from Used under the Creative Commons License.


Borrow books and articles from other libraries! Log into Interlibrary Loan with your myWSU ID and password to request a copy of an article or book. Articles are emailed to you and requests can usually be filled within a day or so. Books take 3-5 days on average and are sent to Ablah Library for you to pick up. It's free!

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