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Sault Ste. Marie, ON
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705-759-2554 ext. 2800
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Welcome Gerontology Students!

This guide is just for you - click through to find all library resources for your program.

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Where to find Gerontology resources

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Our circulating books and videos are found on the 3rd floor.  Most Gerontological books can be found in the HQ, HV and various R sections although additional resources can be found across various other sections.

BF712 - 724.85 - Developmental Psychology (Including Adulthood)
HQ1061 - 1064 - Aged, Gerontology (Social Aspects), Retirement
HV1450 - 1494 - Aged
QP1 - 345 - General Physiology

R726.5 - 726.8 - Medicine and disease in relation to psychology. Terminal Care. Dying
RA - Public aspects of medicine including mental health
RA960 - 1000.5 - Medical centers. Hospitals. Dispensaries. Clinics. Including ambulance service, nursing homes, hospices 
RC954 - Geriatrics
RM695 - 893 - Physical therapy. Including massage, exercise and occupational therapy
RX1-681 - Homeopathy
RZ400 - 999 - Mental healing and Naturopathy


Use the subject headings listed below to search the library catalogue ( for books, e-books, and videos. Library staff are available to help with your search. 


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Sault College
443 Northern Avenue
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
P6B 4J3
(705) 759-2554 ext. 2711

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