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Reference Materials: Biography Resources


Are you searching for information about a person, well-known or not?

Start with these resources:

Fox Hunt 2.0

Fox Hunt locates information about a person in books, movies, articles and more.  It is a good starting point.

Searching the person's name and "biography" will help focus your results.

Reference and books/ebooks are good content type limits to use.

Subject Guides

Library subject guides have discipline specific databases and reference sources to search for information on important individuals in a field.

Biography Databases

Web Resources


Particular Disciplines and Industries

Fox Hunt

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Search the Library databases and the catalog

Check out Reference Books in the Library