Books on Reserve
This list contains physical books that are put on reserve to use for projects in this class. Please go to the library customer service desk on the main level and request to borrow any of these books that are in the reserve room. Tell the staff person that it is for Prof Campbell, FACS 300 and the book title you wish to see. They are only available for short borrow times so all the students can use these items.
Books in the Library Catalog (physical and eBooks)
We do not have the article or book I need.
If you have a particular article or book that you feel would benefit your research and we do not have access to it, use InterLibrary Loan. We have a system of sharing items with other libraries. Visit InterLibrary Loan and see if they can help. It is a free service of the Jerry Falwell Library.
Use Journal by Name on the JFL website. On main page, scroll down and look for Journal by Name.
American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias
Research on Aging (use search at the top of the page and choose all publications then enter your keywords and limit the date)
Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Clinical Interventions in Aging
Geriatric Orthopedic Surgery & Rehabilitation
ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG): www.access-board.gov/guidelines-and-standards
Alzheimer's Foundation of America (ALFZFD): www.alzfdn.org
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP): www.aarp.org
American Society of Interior Designers (ASID): www.asid.org
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): www.ada.gov
Architectural Barriers Act (ABA): www.access-board.gov
Elder Care: https://eldercare4families.org/
Environments for Aging (EFA): www.environmentsforaging.com
Gray Panthers: www.graypanthers.org
Illuminating Engineering Society of North America: www.ies.org
Long Term Care Education (LTCE): https://ltctrainer.com/
National Fire Protection Association (NEPA): www.nfpa.org
National Hospice and Palliative Care Org: www.nhpco.org
National Institute of Senior Centers: www.ncoa.org
U.S. Census: www.census.gov
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC): www.usgbc.org
U.S. Medicare: www.medicare.gov
U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA): www.ssa.gov
Virginia Specific Resources:
Office for Aging Services: www.vda.virginia.gov
Virginia Health Information (VHI): www.vhi.org
Virginia Department of Social Services: www.dss.virginia.gov/facility/alf.cgi
Look on the shelves for books in this area or search the catalog.
To search catalog:
Research Paper: Housing Considerations for the Aged
Finding articles in our databases
Examples of terms: "age in place", gerontechnology, elderly, "living environment", "senior living", "senior housing", "assisted living", design, "independent living", interior design. furnishings.
Find synonyms for Memory Care, Ambulatory, Diminished Vision, Interior design, elderly, senior living
Some examples may be:
Example of using a dissertation/thesis
"Knottingham Gardens: A Therapeutic Home for Moderate Alzheimer's Sufferers" by Fine, Sandra Weill (see link below)
Review the thesis. Review the Reference listing for relevant sources.
These sites offer free to use images. Bing and Google sites will need to be limited to "free to use" to limit the results correctly. To avoid plagiarism make sure you cite/give attribution to the author.