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For further assistance on research or use of library resources, please feel free to contact our staff at the Circulation Counter or email us at lb@twc.edu.hk or whatsapp us at 5575-1564.
Quick start
Search the TWC Search using the subject headings below to locate library materials or simply follow the call number on the shelves to find books on:
Subject Keywords
Call Number
Subject Keywords
Call Number
Developmental psychology. Old age
Gerontology (social aspects)
Protection, assistance and relief of Older people
Public Health. Preventive medicine. Older people
Public Health. Longevity
Geriatrics (Care and treatment of older people)
Geriatrics Nursing
Long-term care
Physiology. Longevity. Aging.
Search for terminology or basic ideas of the subject by using Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and Handbooks
Call Number
Encyclopedia of elder care : the comprehensive resource on geriatric health and social care
RA777.6 .E564 2007
Handbook of assessment in clinical gerontology
RC952.55 .H395 2007
Key concepts in social gerontology
HQ1061 .S24 2013
Featured Printed Books
Call Number
HQ1061 .A4245 2019
HQ1061 .A322 2019
RC954 .W58 2020
RC952.7 .C37 2020
RC954 .E229 2018
RC952 .K36 2018
HQ1061 .B57 2019
RA564.8 .G468 2020
HQ1061 .S366 2018
HV1451 .B7355 2020
HV1451 .S738 2019
RC954 .M55 2019
HQ1061 .L366 2015
Featured e-Books
*Tip: To find more e-books, search the TWC Search. See Library Website > Guides & Tutorials > Library Guides & Tutorials > Find e-books via TWC Search
Warning: Excessive downloading is prohibited.
Featured e-books
Use SFX to find the fulltext articles on Nursing and Health Sciences.
Use the Library e-Databases to find journal articles from popular and scholarly journals, newspapers, conference papers and other publications and collections.
Find more in Library Website > E-Resources > A-Z List or Subject List
Warning: Excessive downloading is prohibited.
Major e-databases are listed below.
Academic Search Premier [Access via EBSCOhost]
Multi-disciplinary database including more than a hundred nursing journals.
AnatomyTv, formerly named Anatomy & physiology online, includes 20 comprehensive modules on the human body encompassing Primal’s award winning 3D anatomy and new integrated physiology content. Interactive 3D anatomy views allow you to rotate, add or remove anatomy and identify and learn more about any visible structure. Each module has case studies, giving real medical context and relevance, as well as a dedicated section on aging.
Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination (Best viewed on Internet Explorer with Window Media Player & Adobe Flash)
The videos present physical assessment techniques, and emphasis on health history, documentation, communication, and patient/practitioner interaction.
CINAHL with Full Text [Access via EBSCOhost]
A comprehensive source of full text nursing & allied health journals.
Clinicalkey for Nursing
ClinicalKey for Nursing, formerly named Mosby’ Nursing Consult, is an integrated platform that combines leading nursing resources, covering evidence based material for clinical decision making, education, training and staff development.
Provides full text access to more than 80 medical and nursing related journals
Lippincott Procedures (formerly named Lippincott’s Nursing Procedures and Skills)
Provides step-by-step guides for over 1,600 evidence-based procedures and skills for Nursing professions
Medline Complete [Access via EBSCOhost]
Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system and pre-clinical sciences.
Nursing Reference Center [Access via EBSCOhost]
A user-friendly point-of-care resource with the best available and most recent clinical evidence and knowledge on conditions and diseases.
ProQuest British Nursing Database [Access via ProQuest]
The Database is a full-text resource supporting the practice, education, and research for nurses, midwives and healthcare professionals in the U.K. and the greater nursing community.
ScienceDirect College Edition
Provides access to resources on health & life science including nursing, medicine, pharmacology, Veterinary Science, and Veterinary Medicine etc.
SocINDEX with Full Text [Access via EBSCOhost]
SocINDEX with Full Text offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study.
Internet Resources
General Resources
  • Directory of Open Access Journals(DOAJ)
    DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals.
  • Medical dictionary: Medline Plus
  • Medical dictionary: Medline Plus provides search engine for researching and learning medical terms.
  • Medical encyclopedia: Medline Plus
    The A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations.
  • Merck Manual of Geriatrics
    Provides trusted, concise and correct discussions of diagnosis and therapy on geriatrics. Updated monthly.
  • PubMed
    PubMed comprises more than 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
  • PubMed Central
    PubMed Central is a free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine. It serves as a digital counterpart to NLM’s extensive print journal collection.
  • Trip
    Trip is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care. It is the internet’s premier source of evidence-based content, allowing clinicians to search across other content types including images, videos, patient information leaflets, educational courses and news.
Open access Journals/Study Reports/Books/Videos
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